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The 11th Frame: Our approach to the 2017 Open Championships

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Wednesday, April 26, 2017 8:00 am

The 2017 USBC Open Championships venue at South Point. Photo by United States Bowling Congress.
How should someone intelligently approach the USBC Open Championships with its hidden lane pattern data? The easy answer is with an open mind — not that you shouldn’t have had an open mind in recent years when the pattern data was posted! Because no matter how much you could practice on the pattern, odds are your Open Championships pair wasn’t going to play exactly like your practice on the pattern — even when your practice was on the Showcase Lanes at the tournament...

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