LUBBOCK, Texas –Chris Barnes of Double Oak, Texas, struck out in the 10th frame to defeat leading qualifier Jakob Butturff of Tempe, Ariz., 207-206, to win the PBA Xtra Frame Lubbock Sports Open Sunday at South Plains Lanes.
The win was Chris’ 19th PBA Title and he took home $13,000 for his efforts Sunday. Chris heads to London from Lubbock to compete as the Team Captain in this year’s Weber Cup.
2017 PWBA Rookie of the Year Daria Pajak after cashing in the first three PWBA events of the year will be off to bowl the USBC Queens Tournament this week. The USBC Queens will be held at the National Bowling Stadium in Reno, NV. This year’s Queens format will include 15 games of qualifying before the field is trimmed to the top 63 bowlers plus last year’s Champion for double elimination match play. The Tournament will conclude on May 22 with a live TV Broadcast on CBS Sports Network at 8 PM Eastern.
900 Global World Staff member Chris Barnes was inducted into the PBA Hall of Fame on Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Marriott North in Indianapolis as part of the Go Bowling! PBA 60th Anniversary Celebration.
Barnes, 47, is one of five players to win both PBA Rookie and Player of the Year honors. He is one of six players to complete the PBA Triple Crown (2005 U.S. Open, 2006 PBA Tournament of Champions and 2011 PBA World Championship), and as Mark Baker who introduced Chris as the event so elegantly stated he ranked among the top 8 in PBA earnings for 16 consecutive seasons. Chris has recorded 18 total PBA victories in his illustrious PBA career that began late as Chris bowled as a professional amateur for 9 years after leaving Wichita State University.
Trey Ford has them seeing Triple as in Back-to-Back-to-Back 800 Series.
804, 803, and 807 on consecutive league nights and throw in a 300 for added measure. Trey has been firing all these scores at the Red Apple Bowling Center in Oklahoma, to get his 2018 season off to a blistering start. Trey used the Honey Badger for the first two and Dream BIg Pearl for the third.
Congratulations Trey on the awesome beginning to 2018!
900 Global World Staffer added to his Gold Medal Total by helping Team USA’s Chris Via, Jakob Butturff, Marshall Kent, AJ Johnson and Tommy Jones win the prestigious team title at the World Bowling Championships in Las Vegas defeating the all-spinner team from Chinese Taipei, two-games-to-none.
Chris Teamed with Tommy Jones earlier in the event to secure the Gold in Doubles for Team USA.
Photo Courtesy of Bowling Digital.
For Immediate Release
Ron Adkins joins 900 Global / 3G
SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Global Manufacturing is very pleased to announce the addition of Ron Adkins to the Sales team at Global Manufacturing. In his new role, Ron will be responsible for the sales and business development activities of Global’s brands – 900 Global, 3G Bowling Shoes, and AMF 300 in the Northeastern United States.
“I am honored to be given the opportunity to represent Global and their brands. A company with high quality products and a great team that puts the customer first. I am looking forward to seeing the pro shops and distributors in my territory and helping the company continue to grow in the industry and game that I love.” stated Adkins.
“Ron’s energy and industry experience, especially in bowling footwear, will add a great deal to our team.” said Wes Pye, Vice President of Sales.
Adkins’ career in the bowling industry started in the pro shop business in 1972. In 1975, he went to work with PBA Hall of Famer Don Mitchell at his pro shops. In 1981, Ron became an owner/operator of these four pro shops in the Indianapolis area that he stills operates today. Along with his pro shops, he has previously held Sales positions with ETONIC and Dexter. Along with Pye, Adkins joins David Hickman and Corey Hofmann on the Sales Team at Global Manufacturing.
About Global Manufacturing, LLC. Based in San Antonio, Texas, Global Manufacturing is the home of 900 Global Bowling Balls, Bags, Accessories and 3G Bowling Shoes. Global is a licensee of AMF300 and manufacturer of performance private label bowling ball products. For more information, please go to: www.900Global.com , www.3GBowling.com and www.AMF300.com. .
Contact: Dale Garner Global Manufacturing, LLC daleg@900Global.com
900 Global is proud to congratulate World Staff member Chris Barnes on his election into the PBA Hall of Fame.
Chris’s road to the Hall of Fame includes being one of only six bowlers to accomplish the PBA Triple Crown winning the 2005 U.S. Open, 2006 Tournament of Champions and 2011 PBA World Championship. He holds 18 PBA titles. including the 2015 DHC PBA Japan Invitational where Chris used the 900 Global Respect to shoot 300 during the televised finals.
The Hall is located in Arlington, Texas a short drive from Double Oak, Texas where Chris resides with his beautiful wife USBC Hall of Famer Lynda Barnes and two sons Troy and Ryan.
Chris again congratulations from all of us at 900 Global, we know how hard you’ve worked to be one of the very best on and off the lanes.
Chris Barnes finished fourth in this year’s Samho Korea Cup an event he won in 2015. The tournament was hosted by Big Bowl Bowling Center in Suwon, Korea. This year the Samho Cup attracted 240 Professional and 16 Amateur bowlers from around the world.
900 Global is proud to announce that Daria Pajak has captured this year’s PWBA Rookie of the Year Award. Daria won the points race based on her year long performance that saw her win her first PWBA title The Greater Detroit Open and place second at the U.S. Women’s Open.
900 Global staff member Russ Oviatt captured his first regional this past weekend winning the PBA Aquimo Open Presented by Columbia 300. Russ defeated good friend and former ASU teammate Jakob Butturff in the final match to claim the $2,500 first place check.