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The 11th Frame: PBA Tour Oklahoma Open’s 2 live ESPN shows will feature 9-player stepladder finals

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Friday, May 19, 2017 12:30 pm

A past PBA Tour TV finals at the Grand Casino Event Center. Photo by Pro Bowlers Association.
Many players have won PBA Tour titles running a 5-player stepladder finals from the first match and I believe it’s also been done in the 8-player stepladder that featured three players bowling in each match prior to the title match. But this summer’s Grand Casino Hotel & Resort PBA Oklahoma Open will present a much more formidable challenge for the players in the first match: winning eight straight 2-player matches to climb what will be a 9-person stepladder. PBA announced the...

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