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Kegler's Connection

   February 20, 1999

Table of Contents
~Flagship Open Top Five/Telecast
~Special Guest Chat
~Where was the Telecast Sunday?
~PWBA Schedule
~Upcoming PBA Broadcast Schedule
~Ideas, Please
~And Finally

****** Flagship Open Top Five *****
Tune in Saturday afternoon at 2 PM ET to ESPN to catch the Flagship Open from Erie, PA for perhaps one of the most promising shows this year! Leading since the third round and in his first televised PBA final will be "Rudy Revs." Patrick Healey proves there's no sophomore jinx for him as he jumped from 10th to 2nd the final round. Chris Barnes is seeded third; the PBA rookie of the year is also making his second telecast of the winter swing. Seeded fourth, Parker Bohn is making his third telecast in a row. And finishing out the top five is former Rookie of the Year, Rick Steelsmith.

***** Special Guest Chat *****
Join the Bowling Forum as we welcome Bobby Dinkins, Director of Operations of the PBA to a special bowling chat on Tuesday, February 23, at 8 PM ET. Bobby will answer questions regarding the nonairing of the Chattanooga open and other topics. Bring your questions about the Tour and tour life. Look for details in the Bowling Forum (Available to AOL Members Only).

***** Where was the Telecast Sunday? *****
By now, many folks know that there was technical difficulties arising from the taping of the Chattanooga Open. The PBA has released a press release describing the problems, as well as great trivia on Jaros' 300 game. Read about it here: PBA Tour.

***** PWBA Schedule *****
The Greater Atlanta Open reairs on ESPN Midnite (Sunday night/Monday morning). Appearing on that telecast will be:
1 Barrette, Leanne        
2 Adler, Kim          
3 Ellis, Jody          
4 Norman, Carol          
5 Gianotti-Block, Carol    

The Choo Choo Classic airs Tuesday, February 23 at 4 PM on ESPN2. Making that telecast are:
1. Wendy Macpherson
2. Lisa Bishop
3. Jeanne Naccarato
4. Debbie McMullin
5. Kim Adler

***** Upcoming PBA Broadcast Schedule ****
Flagship Open: Feb 20 ESPN 2:00 PM ET
PBA National Championship: Feb 27 ESPN 4:00 PM ET
(Note break)
Empire State Open: Apr 17 CBS 2:00 PM ET
Brunswick Johnny Petraglia Open: Apr 24 CBS 3:00 PM ET
Brunswick Long Island Open: May 1 CBS 3:00 PM ET
ABC Masters: May 8 CBS 3:00 PM ET
Bayer/Brunswick Touring Players Championship: May 15 CBS 3:00 PM ET
PBA Oregon Open: May 29 CBS 3:00 PM ET
Las Vegas Invitational: June 5 CBS 2:00 PM ET
Tucson Open: June 12 CBS 5:00 PM ET
National Bowling Stadium Open: June 20 CBS 3:00 PM ET
ACDelco Classic: June 26 CBS 2:30 PM ET

***** Ideas, Please *****
We're currently taking your ideas to heart. We have even begun to implement some of them. So keep the great ideas coming, and help us make the Kegler's Connection your favorite source for bowling news.

***** And Finally *****
Look for Kegler's Connection in your e-mail for updates from the Grandstand Bowling Area. And finally, if you have any questions to ask or ideas for the Bowling Area, feel free to e-mail: [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], and [email protected]

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