Double Oak, Texas
Home Center: AMF Lewisville Lanes (Lewisville, TX)
Age 46 - 2/25/1970
Career PBA 300 Games: 54
Personal: Resides in Double Oak, Texas, with wife Lynda and twins Ryan and Troy…Lynda is also an accomplished bowler she is a 12-time Team USA member, and has won three U.S. Amateur championships as well as a World Cup championship... Graduated from Wichita State University in 1992 with a B.A. in Business Management…Both Chris and Lynda do charity work for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)...First Team Collegiate All-America with Wichita State in 1990 and '92… 1992 Bowling Writers Association of America Collegiate Bowler of the Year…Member of Team USA for four years before becoming a PBA member…Returned to the Team USA “Dream Team” in 2008 when international play was opened up to professionals…Likes to play basketball, golf and baseball..Would like to be a basketball coach if he was not a professional bowler…Enjoys participating in fantasy football…He and wife Lynda have raised more than $350,000 for JDRF by hosting StrikeOUT Diabetes events...His Chris Barnes Thanksgiving Classic has awarded more than $160,000 in scholarships over 11 years.
2016: Had best finish of third in DHC Japan PBA Invitational losing to eventual winner Amleto Monacelli 275-221 in semifinal match...Finished fifth in Cheetah Championship and 10th in Shark Championship in WSOB VIII.
Career: Opened 2015 season with 18th career title in DHC Japan PBA Invitational by defeating Mike Fagan in championship match 206-196. Also bowled 300 game in defeating Stuart Williams in semifinal match 300-225...Finished sixth in Roth/Holman PBA Doubles Championship with Tommy Jones...Was member of Bass Pro Shops Silver Lake Atom Splitters team that successfully defended its PBA League Elias Cup title...
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