The 2023 PBA50 Tour schedule will characteristic the best bowlers on the planet aged 50-and-over competing in 12 title occasions, together with 5 main championships, from early June to the tip of August, with a complete purse of greater than $1 million.
The Skilled Bowlers Affiliation additionally introduced followers might be ready watch each PBA50 Tour occasion start-to-finish, livestreamed on BowlTV.
Highlighting the season would be the first-ever PBA50 World Sequence of Bowling, at JAX60 in Jackson, Mich., July 15-23. The inaugural senior WSOB will characteristic 4 title occasions together with the main-event PBA50 World Championship, which can boast a first-place prize of $25,000, the very best on the senior circuit in additional than 20 years.
Just like the PBA Tour’s World Sequence, the PBA50 WSOB can have a number of oil sample championship phases resulting in the World Championship.
One other thrilling addition to the schedule finds the 2023 PBA50 Tour season concluding with the return of the PBA50 Event of Champions (TOC), at Orange Bowl Lanes in Lakeland, Fla., Aug. 26-30. Again for the primary time this century, the PBA50 TOC and its $15,000 winner’s verify might be open to PBA champions over the age of fifty who’ve received a PBA title of any type of their careers from the PBA Tour and PBA50 Tour, together with PBA and PBA50 Regional Tour titles.
Final season, legendary PBA Corridor of Famer Parker Bohn III earned PBA50 Participant of the 12 months honors, successful 4 titles and main the Tour in factors and earnings.
Lennie Boresch Jr. received the 2022 Senior U.S. Open, and the victory earned the 10-year PBA50 Tour veteran eligibility into the PBA Corridor of Fame, based mostly on his senior Tour accomplishments. Boresch was elected to the HOF by vote and might be inducted in March.
Andres Gomez, the primary Colombian to win a PBA Tour title, will cross the age 50 threshold on July 19, and is predicted to compete.
Along with Bohn and Boresch, PBA Corridor of Famers Walter Ray Williams Jr., Chris Barnes, Pete Weber, Jason Sofa, Amleto Monacelli, Ron Mohr, Tom Baker and Johnny Petraglia as soon as once more determine to be regulars on the PBA50 Tour.
Rounding out the foremost championships on the 2023 PBA50 Tour schedule are the USBC Senior Masters at Sam’s City in Las Vegas, the Senior U.S. Open at Highland Park Lanes in Greeley, Colo. and the PBA50 Gamers Championship at Bowl America Dranesville in Virginia. The Gamers Championship finals and its record-high $20,000 first place prize might be contested on specially-installed lanes on the residence of PBA50 participant Invoice Moore.
Different cities internet hosting 2023 PBA50 Tour common occasions embrace Hammond, Ind., Morgantown, W.Va., The Villages, Fla., and Fort Myers, Fla.
The PBA50 Tour schedule can even permit for gamers to take part within the new PBA LBC Nationwide Championships at Bowlero Wauwatosa in Milwaukee, Wis. Relying on which division the PBA50 gamers select to enter, the Nationwide Championships have a $25,000 first-place prize within the Open Basic division, and $5,000 first within the Males’s Senior Basic division. The highest three finishers within the Open Basic division and winner of the boys’s Senior Basic division will be a part of winners in different divisions incomes journeys to the FOX Sports activities presentation of the PBA LBC Nationwide Championships Conflict, and its $100,000 purse, from Bayside Bowl in Portland, Maine.
The PBA LBC Nationwide Championships will run on weekends from June 3-July 17, with June 24-25, July 1-2 and July 8-9 being very best weekends for the touring PBA50 gamers to enter.
Two PBA50 Regional occasions can even be accessible alongside the best way for touring gamers, July 24-26 in Wyoming, Mich.; and July 28-30 in Bowling Inexperienced, Ohio. Dozens extra PBA50 Regionals across the nation might be introduced quickly.
Two PBA60 Nationwide Tour occasions for gamers age 60-and-over are additionally on the schedule, together with the season-opening USBC Tremendous Senior Basic in Las Vegas, which can kick issues off on Might 31, previous to the Senior Masters. PBA60 Tour gamers can even journey to Ohio for the PBA60 Tristan’s T.A.P.S. Memorial Event at Wayne Webb’s Columbus Bowl in July.
2023 PBA50 TOUR SCHEDULE RELEASED
Might 31-June 4: USBC Tremendous Senior Basic, Sam’s City, Las Vegas (PBA60)
June 5-11: USBC Senior Masters, Sam’s City, Las Vegas
June 14-19: Senior US Open, Highland Park Lanes, Greeley, Colo.
July 2-5 (rescheduled from July 4-7): PBA60 Tristan’s T.A.P.S. Memorial Event, Wayne Webb’s Columbus Bowl, Columbus, Ohio (PBA60)
July 10-13: PBA50 South Shore Basic, Olympia Lanes, Hammond, Ind.
July 15-23: PBA50 World Sequence of Bowling, JAX60, Jackson, Mich.
July 16, 19: PBA50 Ballard Championship
July 17, 20: PBA50 Monacelli Championship
July 18, 21: PBA50 Petraglia Championship
July 16-23: PBA50 World Championship
July 31 – August 3: PBA50 Morgantown Basic, Suburban Lanes, Morgantown, W.Va.
Aug. 6-10: Bud Moore PBA50 Gamers Championship, Bowl America Dranesville, Sterling, Va.
Aug. 14-18: PBA50 The Villages Basic, Spanish Springs Lanes, The Villages, Fla.
Aug. 20-23: PBA50 Fort Myers Basic, Lightning Strikes Bowling Lanes, Fort Myers, Fla.
Aug. 26-30: PBA50 Event of Champions, Orange Bowl Lanes, Lakeland, Fla.
PBA50 majors are bolded
PBA60 torunaments in RED, majors are italicized