2015 U.S. Open Set to Begin with Lane Pattern Announcement on Xtra Frame
The PBA, in conjunction with the USBC, has announced that PBA’s online bowling channel Xtra Frame will provide exclusive live coverage of the 2015 Bowlmor AMF U.S. Open lane conditioning pattern announcement Monday, Nov. 2 at 11:30 a.m. ET from AMF Garland Lanes in Garland, Texas.
The show will be hosted by Mike Jakubowski with special guest, USBC Executive Director Chad Murphy.
In addition to the announcement of the lane conditioning pattern, Xtra Frame will provide in-depth coverage of lane conditioning procedures for the third major of the 2015 PBA Tour season including lane topography evaluation and USBC specifications.
Xtra Frame commentator, Ron Hickland, will also talk with PBA players during the live stream to get their insights on how they will attack what is sure to be one of the most demanding lane conditions and formats in the sport.
Exclusive live coverage of the qualifying and match play rounds of the U.S. Open follow Monday’s oil pattern announcement on Xtra Frame. Qualifying coverage will include eight-game squads beginning at 9 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 3; Wednesday, Nov. 4, and Thursday, Nov. 5, followed by the eight-game cashers round at 11 a.m. on Nov. 6. Three eight-game match play rounds will begin at 7 p.m. on Nov. 6, and at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Nov. 7. All times noted are Eastern. The stepladder finals will air live on CBS Sports Network on Sunday, Nov. 8, at 1 p.m. ET.
Bowling fans who want to sample Xtra Frame can subscribe on a three-day (72-hour) basis for only $3.99. Fans can lock in the entire November package with a full month Xtra Frame subscription for only $7.99. But PBA’s best package is the 12-month XF Season Ticket for $64.99, or $5.41 per month. To sign up, visit pba.com and click on the Xtra Frame link.