Roto Grip Locks In Prather Through 2021

Shortly after locking in Kyle Troup to a contract extension, Storm confirmed to FloBowling that Kris Prather has also extended his deal with the company for another two years through 2021.

Prather, who represents the Roto Grip brand for Storm, has had a break-out season in 2019. His earnings of $179,348 in 2019 are more than he earned his first four years on tour ($112,135) combined.

“After the successful season I’ve had so far this year, we were both in agreement that we wanted to prolong the working relationship,” Prather told FloBowling. “I couldn’t imagine going anywhere else. They’ve been so good to me that I wanted to talk to Gary (Hulsenberg, Storm’s Vice President of Business Development) about extending my contract and signing a new deal before the start of the 2020 season, and he was on the same page. It was a pretty easy deal to get done.”

Prather won his first career title at the PBA Scorpion Championship during the 2019 World Series of Bowling.

A few months later, he won of the biggest events of the entire season – the PBA Playoffs. Despite not counting as a title, the event awarded him his biggest career payday of $100,000.

Last season, Prather made six championship round appearances but was unable to pick up a win. He was one of the most consistent bowlers on tour and ended the 2018 season with three third-place finishes and a fifth-place finish in the last four events.

MOTIV Locks In Dick Allen For Five Years

Dick Allen, who has bowled on the PBA Tour for 20 years and won two titles this season, has signed a five-year contract extension with MOTIV.

PBA Players To Compete In China This Week

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Fans Can Bid On VIP Experience To Benefit Bowling HOF

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U.S. Open Field Reduced For 2020

The U.S. Open will reduce the number of competitors in 2020 from 144 to 108 in a move announced by event organizer USBC on Thursday.

PBA Will Award Three Six-Figure Prizes In 2020

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Barrett, Rodriguez Win World Bowling Tour Finals

England’s Dom Barrett and Colombia’s Maria Jose Rodriguez won the season-ending World Bowling Tour Finals on Thursday in Kuwait City.

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Troup Signs Deal To Stick With Storm

One of the most recognizable faces on the PBA Tour, Kyle Troup, has signed a contract extension to stay with Storm. He confirmed to FloBowling on Wednesday afternoon the deal was for two years through 2021.

Barrett Wins In Kuwait For Eighth Title And $50k

With no shot clock and one of the biggest shots of his life about to happen, England’s Dom Barrett took what felt like an eternity to throw his final shot at the World Bowling Tour/PBA 13th Kuwait International Open.

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