Bowling — Events

Practicing for Junior Gold

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by Dustin Zehner Practice is one of the most important things any bowler can do to become better. However, many bowlers struggle with HOW to practice. With Junior Gold right around the corner, we wanted to share some tips to help you maximize practice leading up to the event; as well as handling the practice sessions once you get there. Doing drills, having a plan for your practice, and having disciplined practices can go a long way for any bowler going to Junior Gold.  Plus, we’ve created a Junior Gold Surface Kit to help you tackle surface adjustments.  If you...

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CP3 PBA Celebrity Invitational

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Dustin Zehner Every year the PBA puts together a charity bowling event in partnership with the Chris Paul Family Foundation. The event has current and former athletes, TV personalities, and music artists. These celebrities are paired with professional bowlers to compete in a 6 frame baker match. The winner is determined through a bracket style format. Now that Creating the Difference is product registered, the team and I were lucky enough to attend the event. Although Creating the Difference has attended the event in the past, this is the first PBA event we have attended since becoming product registered. As...

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5 Parenting Tips for Junior Gold

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With Junior Gold on the horizon, we decided it was important to share some parent tips.  We put a lot of focus on tips for the kids to succeed: Make your spares Stay positive Smile after each shot - Good OR Bad Follow through Concentrate ...the list goes on and on.  But what we DON’T talk about is what we can do to support our players.  Here are a few things to help your bowler succeed at Junior Gold. Don’t Yell At Your Kid As parents, we have a tendency to treat sporting events as if they are life or...

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RECAP: New Bowling Ball Showcase 2018 Bowl Expo

Posted by Ronald Hickland on

Bowl Expo is a industry trade show event. Even though consumers are not allowed, it is an opportunity for us, as a pro shop, to bring back valuable information to you. This week allowed us to throw or watch people throw the new balls from Brunswick, Radical, DV8, 900 Global, Storm, Roto Grip, Ebonite, Hammer, Columbia and Track. After watching different styles of bowlers and reviewing videos of the balls, here is what we saw and what we think about the new products. You’ll first note that each ball is labeled by its ball motion; either Straight, Traction, Continuous or...

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PRESS RELEASE -- Creating the Difference Becomes the Title Sponsor of the UBA

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The Underground Bowling Association (UBA) and Creating the Difference (CTD) are excited to announce their expanding partnership.  The UBA is a growing organization which brings team, entertainment and competitiveness to the lanes.  Step into any UBA event and you will IMMEDIATELY realize this isn’t your normal bowling event.   Quiet lanes for concentration?  Nope. They have a DJ at the events. Impossible patterns that no one can figure out? Not here. Strike and have fun! Lack of interaction between players? No way! Make bets and talk trash. UBA events are a fun, high-energy, ultra competitive -- YET friendly -- competition.  Miss...

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