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Rick Ramsey says tournaments he runs will be held in El Paso in 2015
Thursday, May 8, 2014 4:00 am
Rick Ramsey announced this week that the tournaments he runs at the same time and locale as the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships will be held in El Paso in 2015. Here is what he...
Managing Director of Tournaments Brian Lewis is latest executive cut by USBC
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 7:45 pm
The United States Bowling Congress has cut another prominent executive. This time it's Managing Director of Tournaments Brian Lewis, whose removal follows the ousters of Executive...
Only top 25 in 2014 PBA Tour points, champions from 2012-13, 2014 will be ineligible for 2015 Open Championships, USBC decides
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 8:00 am
The United States Bowling Congress has published its rule for PBA player eligibility for the 2015 USBC Open Championships. The key change is that players who rank 26-50 in PBA Tour points for the...
Guest blog: Matt McNiel offers Open Championships advice after 2,034 all-events
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 4:00 am
It’s safe to say that Matt McNiel needs no introduction: his resume is filled with tournament victories, most notably three United States Bowling Congress Open Championships Eagles, two in...
123Bowl.com sets Open Championships record with 1,299 game in 3,381
Saturday, May 3, 2014 4:00 am
Records are made to be broken. That’s said in pretty much every sport, and applies especially to bowling, where technological and athletic advancement have made the obliteration of records a...
Minnesota father and son Clark and Carl Poelzer fire 1,465 for doubles lead at 2014 Open Championships
Saturday, April 26, 2014 4:00 am
For the first time in the 2014 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships, all of the Eagle winning scores may be on the board. I pretty much have to write that because each score is right...
Precise game plan only needed in minors for 2014 Open Championships
Friday, April 25, 2014 7:00 am
If you’ve been paying attention to the 2014 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships, you know there aren’t many tricks this year. As predicted by expert coaches Mike Jasnau and...
Scott Pohl, Mike Rose take 2014 Open Championships doubles lead with first 1,400
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 4:00 am
Rarely has a team come into the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships with as much hype as the star-studded lineup of Team NABR (National Amateur Bowling Rankings). And it was fully...
Louis Jenkins Jr. grabs 2014 Open Championships singles lead with improbable 826
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 11:00 pm
At the 1991 American Bowling Congress Tournament (now the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships) in Toledo, Ohio, Bret Faulkner went from 489 in doubles to 819 in singles, ultimately...
Anthony LaCaze blasts 2,273 to take all-events lead at 2014 Open Championships
Monday, April 21, 2014 12:30 pm
Anthony LaCaze moved into position for his second Eagle by blasting 2,273 to take the all-events lead Monday at the 2014 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships. Tim Damerow of Beaver...
With college team in title match Friday night, Graham Fach, James Tucker scrambling to find way to enter minors at 2014 Open Championships
Friday, April 18, 2014 3:00 pm
The amazing odyssey of Graham Fach and James Tucker continued in Reno on Friday. In one of the most incredible team events in United States Bowling Congress Open Championships history, Fach...
With 836, 757 in team, Graham Fach, James Tucker not entered in minors at 2014 Open Championships — yet
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 5:00 pm
In one of the more amazing team events in United States Bowling Congress Open Championships history, Graham Fach fired 836 and James Tucker 757 to lead Donovan’s Bunch into second with 3,551 on...
College bowler Graham Fach’s 836 leads Donovan's Bunch to 3,551 at 2014 Open Championships
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 4:00 am
When it comes to figuratively dodging bullets, Motion Plus Lanes narrowly avoided a big one Tuesday at the 2014 United States Bowling Congress Open Championships. College bowler Graham Fach, a...
My crystal ball says two 2014 Open Championships Eagles already have been won
Saturday, April 12, 2014 12:30 pm
I’m a week or so tardy with my annual predictions for winning scores for the Open Championships, as I just didn’t have the time earlier this week. But it’s just for fun, so who...
Before the First Frame webcast shows stupidity of USBC Open Championships ball surface altering rule
Saturday, April 12, 2014 9:00 am
I believe that most serious bowlers know that USBC rules prohibit the sanding of a bowling ball once competition begins. Rule 18 in the 2013-14 United States Bowling Congress rulebook states this:...

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