BARRETT, KULICK SIT ATOP WORLD BOWLING TOUR RANKINGS

BARRETT, KULICK SIT ATOP WORLD BOWLING TOUR RANKINGS

ARLINGTON, Texas – After the recently concluded United States Bowling Congress Masters, England’s Dom Barrett and the United States’ Kelly Kulick sit atop the World Bowling Tour rankings.

Double points were awarded at the Masters, which is a major event on the World Bowling Tour schedule. Barrett earned 26 points at the Masters and leads the points list with 614 points.

 

Mike Fagan of the United States only earned eight points at the Masters, but still sits in second place with 544 points. Australian two-hander Jason Belmonte won the Masters for a record third-straight time, earning 100 points and sitting in third with 516 points.

 

Women’s points leader Kulick did not compete in the Masters but still leads the field with 558 points. Fellow American Liz Johnson earned the maximum 100 points at the Masters and sits in second with 519 points. Sweden’s Sandra Andersson, who also did not compete at the Masters, is third with 421 points.

 

The World Bowling Tour is made up of various events around the world and players earn points based on how they finish in each event. The current points system is based on a continuous two-year cycle, so points include some events from 2013 and all events from 2014 combined with the 2015 events.

 

The next event on the World Bowling Tour schedule is the H.H. Emir Cup in Doha, Qatar, from Feb. 22-27. Information on that event can be found at www.QatarBowlingFederation.com.

 

Following the event in Qatar, the Kingdom of Bahrain Open will take place in Manama, Bahrain, from March 2-7. For more information, go to www.bba.bh/13th_BIBC.

 

For more information on the World Bowling Tour, visit WorldBowling.org.

 

 

About World Bowling: World Bowling is the official trade name for former FIQ, recognized by the International Olympic Committee as the world governing body for the sport of Bowling. 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. Visit the new website at www.worldbowling.org.

 

 

For more information, contact:

Kevin Dornberger, World Bowling President

Tel: +1 414 803 9188

President@worldbowling.org

www.worldbowling.org