World Bowling

World Bowling Creates Group to Explore Alternative Scoring Systems
World Bowling

Uniting the Global Game

World Bowling is recognized by the International Olympic Committee as the world governing body for the sport of Bowling. World Bowling was originally founded in 1952 as the International Bowling Association in order to foster worldwide interest in amateur tenpin and ninepin bowling, as well as international competition by encouraging world and zone tournaments and other events between bowlers of different countries. World Bowling is autonomous in administering the sport and is responsible to promote the development of bowling throughout the world, promote the Olympic movement, contribute to the achievement of the goals set forth in the Olympic Charter, establish rules for the uniform practice of bowling throughout the world, and ensure that official bowling activities meet the requirements of the Olympic Charter.


USA wins gold, silver in Trios at PABCON Women’s Championships -

In a tight race to the finish, Team USA earned the gold and silver medals in the trios event Monday at the 2014 Pan American Bowling Confederation Women’s Championships. Team USA’s Shannon O’Keefe, Danielle McEwan and Missy Parkin (pictured left, l-r) combined to shoot 3,885 to capture the gold medal at the Cali Bowling Coliseum. […]

Three players crack the top 8 in Squad 3 at Chandra Open 2014 -

Three players, Dutchmen Mark Jacobs (pictured left) and Ron van den Bogaard and Dirk Dreyer of Germany, cracked the top 8 in the Chandra Open 2014 Monday evening at Chandra Bowling in Nieuwegein, Netherlands. As in the 2013 event, Jacobs led Squad 3, this time with 1298, to leap into fourth place in the overall […]

Team USA’s Missy Parkin, Kelly Kulick shatter PABCON Women’s Doubles record -

Another record was broken Sunday at the 2014 Pan American Bowling Confederation Women’s Championships as Team USA’s Missy Parkin and Kelly Kulick (r.-l; photo USBC) shot 2,861 (238.42 average) to win the Doubles gold medal. Parkin put together a six-game total of 1,498, while Kulick added 1,363, as the pair rolled to the title at […]

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