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Parker Bohn III runs away with PBA50 Dave Small’s Championship Lanes Classic qualifying, but is in same position as player he beat by 407 pins

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Monday, July 31, 2017 11:00 pm
Hall of Famer Parker Bohn III led qualifying in the PBA50 Dave Small’s Championship Lanes Classic by a stunning 312 pins. Photo by Pro Bowlers Association.
The PBA Tour has done many things in recent years trying to keep entries up on the PBA50 Tour in the face of the near-complete dominance of a core group of Hall of Famers. And I think most players understand the necessity of such measures: I mean how many bowlers 60 and older would still compete if there weren’t eight extra spots guaranteed for them in the cashers round? Still, it makes no logical sense for a marginal player like me to enter a PBA50 Tour event. When I first turned 50, I...