Butturff Leads PBA Summer Tour Points After Three Events

Still riding on the back of his victory at the PBA Lubbock Sports Shootout, Jakob Butturff remains on top of the FloBowling PBA Summer Tour points list after three events with 3,095 points.

Kyle Sherman, who won the PBA/PWBA Striking Against Breast Cancer Mixed Doubles with partner Amanda Greene, is in second place with 2,935 points.

AJ Johnson is third with 2,870 points, while PBA Chesapeake Open winner Bill O'Neill moves up to fourth with 2,865 points. AJ Chapman, Kris Prather, EJ Tackett and Stu Williams round out the top eight.

The top eight players in points will earn spots in the FloBowling ATX Invite, a special event to be held in Austin, Texas, on Sept. 21. Those eight will also earn spots in the PBA China Tiger Cup, an event that will be held in November. The top five will cash in the special USBC Cup prize list.

The PBA Tour next heads to Wilmington, North Carolina, for the PBA Wilmington Open, where the race to collect the 2,500 first-place points begins Tuesday at 9 a.m. Eastern live on FloBowling.

Here are the top 50 in points after three of nine events:

NameHometownEventsTotal Points
1. Jakob ButturffTempe, Ariz.23095
2. Kyle ShermanO'Fallon, Mo.22935
3. AJ JohnsonOswego, Ill.32870
4. Bill O'NeillLanghorne, Pa.22865
5. AJ ChapmanManchester, Iowa32020
6. Kristopher PratherPlainfield, Ill.21925
7. EJ TackettBluffton, Ind.31915
8. Stuart WilliamsEngland31850
9. Anthony Lavery-SpahrPasadena, Texas31845
10. Josh BlanchardMesa, Ariz.31495
11. Greg YoungViera, Fla.31425
12. Kyle TroupTaylorsville, N.C.31355
13. Zeke BaytWesterville, Ohio31255
14. Wes MalottPflugerville, Texas31250
15. Andrew AndersonHolly, Mich.31240
15. Darren TangLas Vegas31240
17. Chris BarnesDouble Oak, Texas21235
18. Dom BarrettEngland21220
19. Tom DaughertyRiverview, Fla.31140
20. Tommy JonesSimpsonville, S.C.31000
21. DJ ArcherFriendswood, Texas3915
22. Marshall KentYakima, Wash.3890
23. Brad MillerLees Summit, Mo.3855
24. Anthony SimonsenLittle Elm, Texas2830
25. PJ HaggertyRoseville, Calif.1775
25. Francois LavoieCanada1775
27. Sean RashMontgomery, Ill.3755
28. Jesper SvenssonSweden1745
29. Matt KubaChicago Ridge, IL2725
30. Dylan BurnsGarden City, Kan.1715
31. Sean Lavery-SpahrPasadena, Texas2695
32. Andrew CainPhoenix3668
33. Joe PaluszekBensalem, Pa.1655
33. Jason BelmonteAustralia1655
33. Richard TeeceEngland2655
36. Adam PoggeHutto, Texas1595
36. Jake PetersHenderson, Nev.1595
38. Tom SmallwoodSaginaw, Mich.2590
39. Steven ArehartChesapeake, Va.1565
40. Shawn MaldonadoHouston2545
41. Tim PfeiferOakdale, Pa.1535
42. Mykel HollimanCollierville, Tenn.3515
43. Kamron DoyleBrentwood, Tenn.3495
44. Matt SandersEvansville, Ind.1475
45. Patrick HanrahanWichita, Kan.3438
46. Dick AllenLexington, S.C.2425
47. Michael DavidsonVersailles, Ohio2415
48. Sam CooleyAustralia2405
49. Chris ViaSpringfield, Ohio3395
50. Norm DukeClermont, Fla.1385

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