Tommy Jones of the United States won the menís division, while Cherie Tan of Singapore took the women's title. Both players earned about US$77,500 for their victories.
The World Bowling Tour is made up of various events around the world and players earn points based on how they finish in each event. The top three men and top three women will be invited to compete in the World Bowling Tour Finals presented by the Professional Bowlers Association at the end of 2012.
The World Bowling Tour Finals will feature a total prize fund of US$70,000. The top three men and top three women will bowl a stepladder finals format in their respective divisions. The prize money for each division is the same, with the winner taking US$20,000, second place earning US$10,000 and third place winning US$5,000.
The next event on the World Bowling Tour schedule is the United States Open in North Brunswick, N.J., from February 20-26.
The World Tenpin Bowling Association, which is made up of 115 bowling federations, governs the sport throughout the world. For more information on WTBA and the World Bowling Tour, visit www.worldtenpinbowling.com.
Photos courtesy of Hero Noda.
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