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.

Holliman earned top rookie honors mainly due to his second-place finish at the 2019 USBC Masters. He led all rookies on tour last season in earnings and points.

“This all came together so quickly with Mykel,” MOTIV PBA Tour Rep Brett Spanger said. “I’m so excited to add him to the team. He’s going to be an awesome addition and our strong group of lefties should be a great help to him out on tour.”

Holliman, who is not competing this week at the PBA Hall of Fame Classic, will make his 2020 debut next week at the PBA Oklahoma Open.

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