Bowling

4 Keys to Improving Your Bowling Game

Posted by CtD Staffing on

By Ali Strader Whether you're bowling in a competitive league or a fun league, high scores always make you feel better.  "High scores" is a relative term.  For me, shooting 150 makes me content.  To more experienced bowlers, that's not a good score at all.  I always laugh when a good bowler strikes and then walks away with a disappointed face because the strike wasn't good enough.  For me, a pretty strike counts the same as an ugly one.  From my short experience in bowling, I would like to share a few of my keys to improving your bowling game. Have...

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PRESS RELEASE -- CTD Welcomes Dustin Zehner as Staff Coordinator

Posted by Ronald Hickland on

Dustin Zehner's passion for bowling began at a young age.  He began bowling at age 5. He is a 5 time Junior Gold Qualifier who finished 2nd place in the U20 Division in 2016.  This finish landed him on Jr Team USA for 2017. Dustin also became the Masters & Queens Champion in 2016. As a 7 time Northwest Indiana Junior Tournament Players Association Champion, he was also awarded NWIJTPA Player of the year.  He was twice awarded St Joe Valley USBC Bowler of the Year and Star of Tomorrow. Dustin joined #TeamCtD in 2016 and began working with our...

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Sanding Grit Line Performance

Posted by Ronald Hickland on

Use-It By CtD pads produce grits lines that are noticeable, and will last longer on the ball. Grit lines are important as they serve the same purpose as treads on a tire to allow your ball to cut through the oil. Just like tire treads help cut through water. The grit lines minimize the oil smearing around on the ball. Keeping the oil in place maximizes the performance of the ball. The ball will be more aggressive and repeatable. This ball was finished with a Use-It by CtD 2000 Grit pad. This is a brand new ball that is finished...

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How I Won Most Improved Bowler in League

Posted by Ronald Hickland on

By Ali Strader This season in league, I won the most improved award by raising my average over 25 pins.  I wanted to write this blog to share a little bit about my experience and my takeaways from the season. First, a little about me.  I am the Vice President of Operations for Creating the Difference.  Because of my position in the company, most people would assume I grew up in bowling - or I have at least been bowling for a while.  However, this is only my second season of league bowling. I started last season throwing a straight...

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Bowling Ball Surface Maintenance - Why It's Important and How To Do It

Posted by Ronald Hickland on

If you don’t like reading and prefer pictures and video click here.  These are all new bowling ball out of the box that have been scanned using a laser surface scanner, and are being compared to the factory finish specifications as published by the manufacturers. We had the surface scanner calibrated for accuracy. If you want to understand why the numbers don’t match the factory finish grits keep reading.  Abralon   For the last 15 plus years, most of the bowling world has used Abralon pads as the standard for sanding bowling balls. At the time, sandpaper and Scotch-Brite™ were...

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