BOWLING WRITERS SELECT BOHN AS PLAYER OF THE MONTH (December 2008)
Parker Bohn III has been selected Bowling Writers Association of America (BWAA) Kegel Bowler of the Month for December 2008.
Bohn, a PBA Hall of Famer from Jackson, N.J., captured his 32nd career title in the PBA Cheetah Championship in Cheektowaga, N.Y. He entered the championship round as the No. 1 seed, and defeated Mike Scroggins, 242-198, in the title match. Bohn also finished third at the Lumber Liquidators Shark Championship in Baltimore the following week.
Other nominees garnering significant votes were Carolyn Dorin-Ballard, who won the PBA Women's Series Cheetah Championship and finished second at the Lumber Liquidators Shark Championship Women's Series in Baltimore; Liz Johnson, who won the USBC Team USA Trials in Las Vegas; and Rhino Page, who picked up his second career PBA title at the Lumber Liquidators Shark Championship.
MICHELLE FELDMAN BWAA KEGEL BOWLER OF THE MONTH (November 2008)
Michelle Feldman of Auburn, N.Y. dominated the first three events of the Professional Bowlers Association Women’s Series presented by the United States Bowling Congress.
After only making one cut in last year’s series of tournaments, Feldman has bowled in the first three title matches of the Women’s Series events. She finished second at the Pepsi Viper Championship in Omaha, Neb. and won the next two events in Taylor, Mich. and Vernon Hills. Ill.
Other nominees garnering significant votes were Brad Angelo, who broke through for his first PBA title in Omaha; Derek Eoff, who won the 2008 Quibica/AMF World Cup in Hermosillo, Mexico; Wes Malott, who made three TV finals and won the CLR Carmen Salvino Scorpion Championship, and Walter Ray Williams Jr., who had a pair of top-three finishes including a victory at the Lake County Indiana Golden Anniversary Championship.