Barnes Extends His Deal With 900 Global

PBA Hall of Famer and 19-time PBA Tour champion Chris Barnes has extended his agreement with 900 Global for another year. It will be Barnes’ sixth season with the company.

A three-time major champion, Barnes, 49, won his most recent title at the 2018 Lubbock Sports Open. He made one championship round appearance in 2019 when he finished fourth at the DHC PBA Invitational.

“I never really had any thought about going elsewhere,” Barnes told FloBowling. “Being as involved as I am at Global, the company is a great fit. Building on the giant success of the Badger line, I am excited to be a part of the fastest growing brand in bowling.”

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Barnes finished the 2019 season ranked 18th in earnings with $58,977 and had some of his strongest performances of the season in majors.

He finished in sixth place at the PBA Players Championship, narrowly missing the show by 33 pins. At the U.S. Open, he finished in seventh place and was just 40 pins off the show. He also finished 12th at the PBA World Championship.

In his career, Barnes has won nearly $2.5 million in prize money on the PBA Tour and was named the PBA Player of the Year for the 2007-08 season. He was the PBA Rookie of the Year in 1998.

Tang Top Seed For Loaded HOF Classic Show

ARLINGTON, Texas – Darren Tang will bowl for a singles title for the first time since 2016 after he jumped from fourth to first in the final game of match play Friday night at the 2020 PBA Hall of Fame Classic.

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Duke: Withdrawing 'A Punch In The Gut'

In the hunt to make the show at the first event of the season, Norm Duke was forced to withdraw due to an upper left leg injury Friday night at the PBA Hall of Fame Classic.

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Butturff Leads, Big Names Miss Season's First Cut

ARLINGTON, Texas – The first cut of the 2020 PBA Tour season was made Thursday night with Jakob Butturff leading the way at the PBA Hall of Fame Classic while a number of big names missed the cut.

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Lavery-Spahr's Practice Strategy Pays Off With First-Round Lead

ARLINGTON, Texas – During Tuesday’s practice session, Anthony Lavery-Spahr knew the short pattern on the right lane would be his toughest, so he spent extra time trying to figure it out. That strategy paid off Wednesday as he took the opening-round lead at the 2020 PBA Hall of Fame Classic.

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Top Rookie Holliman Jumps To MOTIV

Mykel Holliman, who won the 2019 PBA Rookie of the Year award, has left Track and signed a one-year deal with MOTIV for the 2020 season.

PBA/PWBA Mixed Doubles Details Revealed

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How A New Thumbhole Helped Duke Win Again

For almost four decades, Norm Duke has had a front-row seat while competing against some of the best bowlers in the world.

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PBA Tour Kicks Off 2020 With HOF Classic This Week

The PBA Tour kicks off its new season Wednesday with more questions than answers, as is always the case, but also with a renewed sense of excitement for the new year.

Big Comeback Helps Vandy Cap Off Perfect Weekend

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PBA50 Tour To Have Four Majors, 15 Events In 2020

The Professional Bowlers Association today announced its 15-tournament schedule for the 2020 PBA50 Tour season, providing bowlers 50 and older with four major championships and a new year-end bracket elimination event for 24 PBA50 and PBA60 players.