2021 Preseason PBA Power Rankings: No. 3 Anthony Simonsen

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3. Anthony Simonsen

Career Titles: 7 (2 majors)
Age: 23
2020 Earnings: $227,130 (rank: 3)
2020 Points: 19,795 (rank: 4)
2020 Peak Ranking: 3
2020 Low Ranking: 8

2020 Season

It seems like an error to note Simonsen didn’t win a title in 2020, but it’s oddly true. Despite contending regularly, Simonsen failed to claim a championship for the first time since 2015. He did, however, finish second four times, including twice in majors (the U.S. Open and World Championship). He finished second in the PBA Playoffs and third in the Tournament of Champions. Third in earnings, fourth in points and first in seconds, Simonsen’s 2020 was about as good of a season as someone can have without a victory.

2021 Outlook

While it was strange Simonsen didn’t win a title in 2020, it would be absurd if the same were true in 2021. Including his four runner-up finishes, Simonsen was in the top five eight times in 14 events, a feat matched only by Player of the Year Jason Belmonte. Simonsen will continue to be in the title match frequently this season, but we can expect him to leave the building with a trophy more than once.

2021 Preseason PBA Power Rankings

1. Revealed Jan. 11
2. Revealed Jan. 10
3. Anthony Simonsen
4. Kris Prather
5. EJ Tackett
6. Kyle Troup
7. Sean Rash
8. Jesper Svensson
9. Francois Lavoie
10. Tom Smallwood
11. Brad Miller
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

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. 4 Kris Prather

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Career Titles: 3Age: 282020 Earnings: $223,285 (rank: 4)2020 Points: 19,470 (rank: 5)2020 Peak Ranking: 12020 Low Ranking: 16

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Pattern Breakdown: The Four 2021 PBA Players Championship Patterns

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When the 2021 PBA Players Championship gets underway, the players will face four lane patterns as they try to advance to their regional stepladders.

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2021 Preseason PBA Power Rankings: No. 5 EJ Tackett

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Career Titles: 13 (2 majors)Age: 282020 Earnings: $149,250 (rank: 5)2020 Points: 19,965 (rank: 3)2020 Peak Ranking: 22020 Low Ranking: 8

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Marshall Kent Leaves Storm For Upstart Big Bowling

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Marshall Kent, a four-time PBA Tour champion, has left Storm after eight years and signed with upstart Big Bowling heading into the 2021 PBA Tour season.

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Bill O'Neill's Bond With His Father Has Led To PBA Tour Success

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When it comes to Bill O'Neill’s bowling game there is a lot to appreciate.

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