2021 Preseason PBA Power Rankings: No. 12 Darren Tang

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12. Darren Tang

Career Titles: 0
Age: 27
2020 Earnings: $60,280 (rank: 13)
2020 Points: 11,992.5 (rank: 10)
2020 Peak Ranking: 6
2020 Low Ranking: Unranked

2020 Season

Even with the shortened season, Tang put up the best numbers of his career. He finished in the top 10 five times, including a second-place finish in the Hall of Fame Classic to open the season and a seventh-place finish in the World Championship, his best major performance of the year. Making it to two more televised finals in the World Series – finishing fourth in the Cheetah Championship and third in the Scorpion Championship – showed Tang as one of the most formidable bowlers as the season came to a close.

2021 Outlook

Now that Tang is getting himself to the televised finals more often, the next step is to win his first career title. Obviously, that feat is not quite so easy when every other player in the field also wants to win the title, but Tang has to be getting antsy. He opened last season by leading the field into the stepladder finals in Arlington, Texas, and then making it to match play in each of the first three events (no other player did so). Doing the same this year would be very nice, financially and otherwise.

2021 Preseason PBA Power Rankings

1. Revealed Jan. 11
2. Revealed Jan. 10
3. Revealed Jan. 9
4. Revealed Jan. 8
5. Revealed Jan. 7
6. Revealed Jan. 6
7. Revealed Jan. 5
8. Revealed Jan. 4
9. Revealed Jan. 3
10. Revealed Jan. 2
11. Revealed Dec. 31
12. Darren Tang
13. Marshall Kent
14. Dom Barrett
15. AJ Johnson
16. Jakob Butturff
17. Tommy Jones
18. Chris Via
19. Kyle Sherman
20. Chris Barnes

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A week after qualifying rounds across the country, the first regional stepladder of the 2021 PBA Players Championship will take place Sunday.

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PBA Announces Title Sponsor, Return Of $1 Million 300 Bonus For 2021

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The Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) announced today that Guaranteed Rate, one of the largest retail mortgage lenders in the country, has signed on as the title sponsor of the 2021 PBA Tour season when it returns to FOX Sports on Sunday, Jan. 24.

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For many, 2020 was a year to forget, but for Anthony Simonsen, it was a year filled with possibility and change.

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Finalists For Regional Stepladders Set At 2021 PBA Players Championship

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The field at the 2021 PBA Players Championship has been narrowed to the top five players in each region and left standing are 14 PBA champions and 11 players looking for their first title.

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Qualifying Reaches Halfway Point At 2021 PBA Players Championship

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At the halfway point of qualifying at the 2021 PBA Players Championship, there are relative unknown players looking to make their first show ranging all the way to PBA Hall of Famers in contention to advance.

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PBA Announces Schedule For Every Major Event In 2021

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Just a day before the start of the 2021 PBA Players Championship, the PBA has revealed its plans for the upcoming months, which includes every major being held between now and April 11.

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Top-Ranked Bowlers In Each Region For 2021 PBA Players Championship

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When the 2021 PBA Players Championship gets underway this weekend, the best bowlers in the world will be scattered across five different regions.

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2021 Preseason PBA Power Rankings: No. 1 Jason Belmonte

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Career Titles: 25 (13 majors)Age: 372020 Earnings: $293,050 (rank: 1)2020 Points: 30,295 (rank: 1)2020 Peak Ranking: 12020 Low Ranking: 3

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2021 Preseason PBA Power Rankings: No. 2 Bill O'Neill

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Career Titles: 13 (2 majors)Age: 392020 Earnings: $272,285 (rank: 2)2020 Points: 20,387.5 (rank: 2)2020 Peak Ranking: 12020 Low Ranking: 10

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2021 Preseason PBA Power Rankings: No. 3 Anthony Simonsen

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Career Titles: 7 (2 majors)Age: 232020 Earnings: $227,130 (rank: 3)2020 Points: 19,795 (rank: 4)2020 Peak Ranking: 32020 Low Ranking: 8

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