MIKE J. LANESIDE: Opening Day for the PBA50 Tour

by MIke Jakubowski April 14, 2013 23:06

It’s Opening Day for the PBA50 Tour on Monday, April 15.
Formerly known as the PBA Senior Tour, PBA50 – a professional tour for players 50 and over, will compete 11 times during the 2013 season in 9 title tournaments and 2 majors from April 15 in New Port Richey, Fla. to August 21 in Welch, Minn.
Along the way, a season-long point competition will qualify the top three players for the televised PBA50 Tour Finals which will be a stepladder event conducted during the 2013 PBA World Series of Bowling V at South Point in Las Vegas, Nev. this November.
Xtra Frame, the online Bowling Channel will provide LIVE coverage of the PBA50 Tour this season, starting with the season’s opening events in Florida – the PBA50 Pasco County Suncoast Open benefitting Wounded Warriors April 15-17 from Lane Glo Bowl in New Port Richey and PBA50 Sun Bowl in The Villages presented by Hammer April 21-23 from Spanish Springs Lanes in The Villages.
Follow the PBA50 Tour this season wherever you are.  Download the online Bowling Channel’s FREE mobile apps and watch the stream on Android and Apple mobile phones, tablets and iPads.
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Bill Beach won the very first PBA Senior Tour event in 1981. That same year Pete Weber won for the first time on the PBA Regional Tour.  Fast-forward to 2013, Weber reaches the half-century mark after claiming his second career PBA Tour Triple Crown and is ready to take on familiar rivals.
Weber joins fellow PBA Hall of Famers Tom Baker, Dale Eagle, Amleto Monacelli, Johnny Petraglia, Wayne Webb, Mark Williams and Walter Ray Williams Jr. in what promises to be great competition on the PBA50 circuit.  In addition PBA50 features a talented crop of players including 2-time PBA50 Player of the Year Ron Mohr with players that enjoyed only a limited career on the PBA Tour.
Also, always be on the lookout for PBA50 eligible players 60 and over, the “Super Seniors”, never underestimate the experience factor, determination and the ability of professional bowling’s greatest ambassadors.
Follow the 2013 PBA50 Tour this season with coverage on PBA.com, PBA Facebook and PBA Twitter. Come and see the show when the PBA50 Tour comes to your town with ProAms and during the tournaments.  The best way to keep up is with LIVE coverage on the online Bowling Channel, Xtra Frame.
The road to the PBA50 finals from the PBA World Series of Bowling V begins April 15.  Join us on Opening Day, you know darn well Pete Weber won’t miss it.

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