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Bowling News USA - December 10, 2013 This Just In - Storm's Dom Barrett Wins Third PBA Title in Qatar...


Uses Storm IQ™ Tour, Crossroad™ and Roto Grip Disturbed™

Storm star Dominic Barrett of England rolled two consistent big games in the title match of the 13th Qatar Bowling Open Tuesday evening at Qatar Bowling Center in Doha en route to win the title and the  $41,295 top prize. Barrett, who entered the four-man playoffs as the No. 1 seed, fired games of 257 and 258 to defeat No. 3 seed, Mattias Olsson of Sweden, 515-467, in two games total pins format. Olsson received 14.400 Euro for second place.

Olsson used a Storm Marvel-S™.

Other PBA players among the cashers included Storm's Mike Fagan, Fort Worth, Texas, fifth; Storm's Osku Palermaa, Finland, sixth; Tommy Jones, Simpsonville, S.C., seventh; Bill O’Neill, Langhorne, Pa., 13th; Storm's Tim Mack, Indianapolis, 15th; Martin Larsen, Sweden, 16th; Mika Koivuniemi, Finland, 18th; Storm's Andrew Frawley, Australia, 21st, and Paul Moor, England, 24th.
Two other members of Robert Morris University-Illinois’ top-ranked collegiate team – junior Marshall Kent (Storm staff) of Yakima, Wash. and senior Matt Gasn of Laurel, Md. – finished eighth and 10th, respectively. Kent, a two-time Collegiate Bowler of the Year, recently competed in PBA World Series of Bowling V on a PBA Commissioner’s Exemption, and was the leading qualifier in the PBA Scorpion Championship that will air on ESPN on Sunday, Dec. 22, at 3:30 p.m. ET.
The 2012-13 PBA Tour season will conclude with the 7th International Kingdom Open at Universal Bowling Center, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Dec. 11-16. The International Kingdom Open, along with the Abu Dhabi WBT and Qatar Open, are World Bowling/PBA International Tour events. All three are part of the two-year, rolling World Bowling Tour points competition.

Qatar Bowling Open

Qatar Bowling Center in Doha, Qatar (Dec. 4-10, 2013) 

Championship Round:
1. Dominic Barrett, England, 515 (2 games), $41,295
2. Mattias Olsson, Sweden, (880 (4 games), 14.400 Euro
3. Cameron Weier, United States, 392 (2 games), 5.000 Euro
4. Thomas Larsen, Denmark, 438 (2 games), 5.000 Euro

Playoff Results:
Semifinal Match 1: No. 1 Barrett (234+225) def. No. 4 Larsen (203+235), 459-438
Semifinal Match 2: No. 3 Olsson (202+211) def. No. 2 Weier (169+223), 413-392
Championship: Barrett (257+258) def. Olsson (269, 198), 515-467.

The 13th Qatar Bowling Open is the 19th and last event of the 2013 European Bowling Tour and one of two EBT "Platinum" tournaments this season. The tournament was held Dec. 4-10, 2012 at 32-lane Qatar Bowling Center in Doha, Qatar.


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