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The 11th Frame: USBC Women's Championships moving to 4-person teams in 2014 with entry fee hike

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Monday, February 4, 2013 12:00 pm

I’ve often been asked what I think of the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships moving to 4-player teams. Those who favor the move cite the hassle of finding a sixth player for the odd man for doubles, which usually involves pairing with a companion team. I’m not in favor of it primarily because it tosses aside a century of tournament history, and because our teams would have to cut bowlers. We’ve had one change in our 10 guys in 15 years and I don’t want...

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