Bowling

How Top Weight Affects Ball Motion

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In this Creating The Difference blog we take a look at how top weight effects ball performance. Top weight is defined as the actual weight difference between the Bottom Half and the Top Half of the Bowling Ball. When a bowling ball is designed, the ideal top weight is around 3 ounces. This allows for the holes to be drilled into the bowling ball removing top weight so that the ball’s top weight is close to zero when complete. USBC actually regulates static weights. After drilling, the top weight cannot be more than 3 ounces. There are other regulations regarding...

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6 Tips for a New Competitive Bowler

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By Dustin Zehner, 2016 U20 Junior Gold Runner-Up As easy as it may seem to go out and bowl your first tournament, odds are you aren’t going to achieve success right away. But it all depends on how you identify success. For me, success didn’t come in the form of winning until I was 16 (I bowled my first tournament at age 11). However, I did find success from learning new things at each tournament I attended - whether it be how to play the lanes on a certain pattern or different ball choices that looked best for me. Looking...

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Benefits of Being on CTD Staff

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At Creating the Difference, our goal is to grow the sport of bowling and educate bowlers. However, we don’t stop there. We want to help our people Create a Difference in their lives as well and grow into the best version of themselves. We do that a few different ways. Positive Thinking The first way is through positive daily posts on our Instagram and Facebook accounts. We believe that positive thinking is the first step in creating a difference in your life. It’s much easier to lead people and engage with people when you’re positive rather than negative. If you...

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Creating The Difference Awards 2 Contracts To Staff Members On Behalf Of Logo Infusion

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When Creating the Difference and Logo Infusion announced their partnership, it came with a bonus - two staff contracts with Logo Infusion to be awarded to members of Creating the Difference Staff. At Creating the Difference, we believe in inclusion. We have staffers from ages 8 to 68 who average anywhere from 90 - 245. Our staffers have to fit three criteria: Be passionate about bowling Have a desire to learn and improve their game Have a desire to help grow the sport of bowling The key to growth is inclusion and Logo Infusion shares this philosophy says Creating the...

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Press Release - Creating the Difference Opens Bowling Store at Brunswick Zone River Grove

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Creating the Difference Opens Bowling Store at Brunswick Zone River Grove December 22, 2016 Ronald Hickland’s company, Creating the Difference, is continuing to create a movement in the bowling industry by opening a third location in the Chicagoland area.  This new location spreads the Creating the Difference brand into the northwest suburbs.  This is the third bowling store Creating the Difference has opened in the past 10 months.  In an industry which is seeming to shrink, Hickland and team have found a way to thrive and grow. The company’s core values are the acronym GROW and that is just what...

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