(PRWEB) June 7, 2004
Amateur Bowlers from Missouri, Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky will have a local opportunity to earn guaranteed entry to the PBA Wild Turkey Bourbon Central/Midwest Regions Bowlers Aid Pro Shops Open. AMF StrikeNSpare in St. Louis, Missouri, AMF Arc Lanes in Evansville, Indiana, Eastown Recreation Center in Jasper, Indiana, Ross Cottom Lanes in Harrisburg, Illinois, and Melody Lanes in Madisonville, Kentucky, are opening their doors to men and women with the skill and tenacity to challenge the best the game has to offer. For the $40 entry fee, each 5 game tournament pays a prize fund to 1 in 5 bowlers, with total pin fall determining the winner.
AMF StrikeNSpare, located at 1309 N. Lindbergh in St. Louis, will be hosting its tournament at 2:00 pm on Sunday, June 6th. Interested participants may contact Mark Thomas or Dale Butler at (314) 997-1004 for further details. At 5:00 pm on Sunday, June 13th, the Win-A-Spot host is AMF Arc Lanes, located at 4901 Monroe Avenue in Evansville. Interested participants may call (812) 476-3003 for further details. Rounding out the June Schedule is the 2:00 pm tournament at Eastown Recreation Center on June 19th. Located at 1307 Crossroads Avenue in Jasper, interested participants may call (812) 481-2695 for more information.
Ross Cottom Lanes hosts the first July tournament, located at 2080 US Hwy 45 N in Harrisburg. Beginning at 12 noon on July 10th, please call (618) 253-8417 for further details. Finishing off the schedule is Melody Lanes on July 18th at 10 am. Located at 1018 Main Street in Madisonville, interested participants may call (270) 821-2616 for more information.
The PBA Wild Turkey Bourbon Central/Midwest Regions Bowlers Aid Pro Shops Open takes place August 6, 7 and 8, 2004 at AMF Arc Lanes in Evansville, Indiana. On August 6th, bowling fans will have an opportunity to Bowl with the Pros in 2 different Pro-Am squads. The 6 p.m. Family Pro-Am will be a fun filled event with door prizes and autographs, where kids, parents, and grandparents of all ages and skill levels can soak up the electric tournament atmosphere. The 8 p.m. Adult Pro-Am sports a bit of a competitive edge, but with the same fun and frenzy of any Pro-Am event. Costs per participant is $35 per Adult/$25 per Youth or Senior, and all participants may add a Storm Flash Force or Storm Depth Charge to their entry for only $100.
Storm Products, Inc. began as a manufacturer of bowling ball cleaning products in 1985, under the name High Score Products. Bill and Barb Chrisman launched their highly successful line of bowling balls in 1991, and officially became Storm in 1994. Today Storm Bowling Balls can be found in the hands of many prominent professional and amateur bowlers alike, and recent products, like the Triple X Factor, are among the best selling bowling balls in the world. StormÂs newest releases, the Flash Force and the Depth Charge, will be available to Pro-Am entrants at the PBA Wild Turkey Bourbon Central/Midwest Regions Bowlers Aid Pro Shops Open for only $100 each, a savings of over 30%.
With 7 locations in 4 states, Bowlers Aid Pro Shops, LLC provide bowlers of all ages and skill levels with unsurpassed selection, service and instruction. Owned and Operated by Joe and Deborah Galloway, each location proudly provides bowling products from such manufacturers as Storm, Brunswick, AMF and Turbo 2-N-1, and offers USA Bowling Certified Coaching expertise.
The Professional Bowlers Association Tour features the best bowlers in the world competing in 20 tournaments a season for a total prize fund of over $5 million. The PBA Regional Tour will consist of over 200 events this season, with a prize fund totaling nearly $4 million. The PBA has continued its remarkable growth that includes a record membership base of over 4,100 bowlers, and a 20% increase in tournament entries from the 2002-2003 season to the 2003-2004 campaign. PBA sponsors include Miller Brewing Company, Banquet Foods, Pepsi, Jackson Hewitt Tax Services, Dexter Footwear, Geico Direct, Odor-Eaters, Days Inn, Cambridge Credit Counseling, Baby Ruth, Storm, Wild Turkey Bourbon and Bayer. For more information on the PBA, log on to http://www.pba.com.