WORLD BOWLING TOUR 2017 STOPS ANNOUNCED

LAUSANNE, February 8 – The World Bowling Tour (WBT) 2017 will begin in Munich in March and is set to hit nine stops spanning across five territories in 2017.

The 2017 stops are as follows:

March 18-26  Brunswick Euro Challenge  Munich, Germany

June 26 – July 2  Oklahoma Open  Oklahoma, USA

August 14 – 27  Lucky Larsen Masters  Malmo, Sweden

Sept 30 – Oct 6  WBT Thailand  Bangkok, Thailand

Nov 16-22  Kingdom of Saudi Open  Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Nov 23-28  Kingdom of Bahrain Open  Manama, Bahrain

Nov 29 – Dec 3  Kuwait Open  Kuwait City, Kuwait

Dec 4 – 18  World Championships  Kuwait City, Kuwait

TBC  PBA World Series of Bowling  TBC

The highly anticipated global tour promises to gather the world’s best bowlers for their chance to earn points in the World Bowling Tour rankings and the coveted prize of being crowned the World Bowling Tour Finals winner at the 2018 event.

The 2017 WBT Finals featuring the best bowlers from the 2016 WBT events can be viewed live on ESPN this February 26th  at 3 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (UCT-5).

About The World Bowling Tour: The World Bowling Tour is sanctioned by World Bowling, the governing body for the sport of bowling.  The tour is the premier international bowling series that is hosted in numerous, unique cities around the globe.  Men and women compete for points to earn places on The World Bowling Tour rankings.  The points system is based on a continuous two-year cycle, where points include every event from the previous two year format.

For more information on World Bowling or the World Bowling Tour, visit WorldBowling.org or please contact:

Megan Tidbury, PR & Marketing Director

Telephone: +41 78 830 3651; Email: megan@worldbowling.org