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The 11th Frame: Role player takes center stage as Ron Jacobson fires 804 to take singles lead at 2017 USBC Open Championships

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Sunday, June 25, 2017 11:30 pm

Ron Jacobson fired an 804 on Sunday to take the lead in singles at the 2017 USBC Open Championships. Photo by United States Bowling Congress.
Upon joining a high-caliber group of United States Bowling Congress Open Championships competitors that includes 4-time PBA Tour winner Steve Wilson and former touring pro Paul Koehler, Ron Jacobson looked at himself as a role player and member of the supporting cast. “When I joined this (companion) team a couple of years ago, I really did take on the role player attitude,” Jacobson said in a phone interview. “I’m a guy who will play up the boards and in this tournament...

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