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  • Home Town
    Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Birth Date
    6/8/1962
  • Throws
    Left
  • 300 Games
    78
  • Career Titles
    25
  • Career Earnings
    $1,023,664

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Tish Johnson

Biography

Tish is a member of the PWBA and WIBC Hall of Fame.  Tish began bowling when she was only six years old and won the 1980 Albert E. Crowe Star of Tomorrow Award as the sport's most "Promising Female Newcomer". Two years later, she had the high average in the WIBC National Tournament with 224.

She was named the Ladies Professional Bowling Tour Bowler of the Year in 1990 and 1992. Johnson led the tour in winnings both years with $94,420 in 1990 and $96,872 in 1992, when she won two major tournaments, the Women's Open and the Sam's Town Invitational. She led in earnings again in 1995 with $123,440 along with winning her third Bowler of the Year Award.

She has established a reputation as the "Iron Woman" of the women's tour competing in a record 236 consecutive tournaments, until the end of the PWBA Tour in 2002.

Accomplishments

  • 1st   2011 Colorado Springs Masters Champion
  • 1st   2011 Colorado Springs Queens Champion
  • 25 career LPBT/PWBA National Titles
  • 28 career LPBT/PWBA Regional titles
  • 2-Time PWBA Player of the Year (1992 and 1995)
  • 3-Time BWAA Bowler of the Year (1990, 1992 and 1995)
  • 1993 PWBA High Average Award Recipient
  • 6-Time WIBC All American Team
  • 6-Time Bowlers Journal All American Team
  • 1982 WIBC National High Average (224)
  • 4-Time California State Queens Champion
  • 7-Time Southern California Women Bowler of the Year
  • 1st  1996 Super Hoinke (first-ever female to win a "Megabuck Event")
  • 26 career 800 series (High 837)

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