Nancy Nishikawa (NW) gets kidded about her height from Bob Sayer(NE) during a recent National Championships. Nancy was one of four inducted into the BowlsUSA Hall of Fame in November. Also inducted were: Linda McDougall(NE/SE), Tom Kees(SE) and Bill Weaver(SC).
Congrats to all who have served lawn bowls well with their hard work and committment to the sport we all love.
We'll have bios and more when we receive them on our Hall of Fame page
Our great friends in the Central division have some fun getting their information out on their website and you should all take a look! Check out this description from the Otto Hess Tournament they hold each year. Good stuff!
Two of our own are ranked in the top 50 in the world of the men in the Professional Bowlers Association.
To learn more about the PBA here in America click on this link!
"Between our finishes here, Asia-Pacific, Tiger Bowls, and Indoor Cup the last couple years, the USA is opening some eyes around the world and it is special to be a part of that." - Scott Roberts wrote in his final entry of his daily log at the 2016 World Bowls Championships. You can see his blog here.
Read Scott Robert's blog
Roberts was part of Team USA competing in Christchurch New Zealand in late Novemebr and early December.
The whole team consited of:Women: Michele Arculli, Janice Bell, Candy DeFazio, Kim Heiser, Anne Nunes. Women’s Coach: Deanna Amos
Men: Phil Dunn, James Flower, Charlie Herbert, Scott Roberts, Aaron Zangl
Men’s Coach: Barry Ward.
Team USA had a strong showing with the highlight coming in the Men's Rinks team finishing tied for 5th overall. To see more about the tournament and check out the results from all the events click here.
Below is all our team's records in their sections.
Congrats team USA for the incedible showing and making us proud!
Place : Sun City, AZ green
Date : February 9th and 10th
Dress : Casual – bowls shoes advised
Cost : $125 (includes all manuals and certification as a Club Coach and Bowls USA Coach shirt).NOTE: Must be bowling at least two years and Must be a member of Bowls USA
Class Size: Maximum 14 participants
To register contact:
Kottia Spangler at: KSpangler@rcoe.us
Jackie Tucker at: firstname.lastname@example.org
New Resources section
We added a new section under Sponsors/Links in the menu to the left called resources where we'll put helpful links such as this one to Lachlan Tighe's coaching site
Check it out!
Read all about World Bowls Championships (Nov 29 - Dec 11, 2016) taking place now in Christchurch, NZ through Scott Robert's Blog, who is part of Team USA!
USA is representing in the world!!! Way to go team! Keep it up!!! We're proud back here!!!
TEAM USA SECTIONAL RESULTS:
Women’s Singles - Kim - 6th place
Men’s Pairs - Charlie & Aaron - 5th place
Men’s Triples - James, Scott & Phil - 6th place
Women’s Fours - Anne, Janice, Michele & Candy - 4th place
More to come!
News from around the Bowls community of interest to all.