Archive | September, 2022

BOWLERO CORP. ACQUIRES 3 MORE CENTERS

Bowlero Corp. continues to expand its footprint across North America with the acquisition of three bowling centers in two metro markets: Mel’s Lone Star Lanes in Georgetown, Texas, and Fiesta Bowl and Spanish Springs Lanes in The Villages, Fla. Mel’s Lone Star Lanes is located in the metro market of Greater Austin, and officially opened under Bowlero management on Sept. 3. It […]

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HISTORIC VENUES TO HOST HISTORIC BOWLING EVENTS

Two of bowling’s most history-steeped tournaments, the USBC Masters and the USBC Queens, will be contested in venues with storied histories of their own in 2023. The Masters has been scheduled for March 26-April 2 at Thunderbowl Lanes in Allen Park, Mich., while the Queens will be contested at Sam’s Town Bowling Center in Las […]

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2022 NEW MEXICO OPEN POSTS IMPRESSIVE NUMBERS

The numbers are in for the 2022 New Mexico Open, held in mid-August at Tenpins and More in Rio Rancho, N.M. In a word, they are impressive. • Number of entries: 194. • Number of states represented: 11. • Number of Pro-Am entries: 174. • Number of games registered: more than 4,300. • Food-and-beverage sales: […]

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RENO MAYOR HAS DIVERSIFIED VISION FOR FUTURE OF BOWLING STADIUM

While the United States Bowling Congress continues to make plans for its 2023 Open Championships and additional events at the National Bowling Stadium. Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve says she wants the future of the venue to include the formation of University of Nevada Reno bowling and esports teams, plus a renovation to include technology for […]

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SITE OF HISTORIC TV 300 GAME TO CLOSE

Long rumored to be operating on borrowed time, Gable House Bowl in Torrance, Calif., has been earmarked for demolition — but not before one final season is in the books. The Torrance Planning Commission has given the green light for the construction of a mixed-use development that will include 218 units (17 designated as “affordable”) […]

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COLUMBUS SQUARE: LARGEST HYPERBOWLING CENTER IN THE WORLD

Columbus Square Bowling Palace, which has brought numerous national PBA Tour stops to Central Ohio through the years, has upgraded its facility to include the HyperBowling attraction from QubicaAMF. HyperBowling embodies a set of bowling games that combine high-tech software, futuristic user interfaces, lights and sensors to deliver an experience that plays like a physical […]

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