Tommy Jones

Simpsonville, S.C.

Home Center: Golden Lanes (Simpsonville, SC)

Age 38 - 11/2/1978

Career PBA 300 Games: 33

Tommy Jones

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Bowls
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Joined
2000
Titles*
17
Tour Earnings
$1,584,132.83
Total Earnings
$1,584,132.83

Personal: Nickname T.J.…Married to wife Nikki, has one daughter...Enjoys golf in his spare time…Lists golf and college football as his favorite sports to watch and the Duke Blue Devils as his favorite sports team…Ranks Patrick Allen as his toughest opponent…Was a standout shortstop and pitcher for four years in high school.

2016: Won Downums Waste Services Xtra Frame Open for 17th career title by defeating Connor Pickford 212-163 in title match...Finished second in bowlingball.com Maine Shootout losing to Ryan Ciminelli 240-208 in title match...Finished fourth in Kingdom of Bahrain Open and seventh in Brunswick Ballmaster Open...

Career: In 2015, won Bear Open for 16th career title by defeating Norm Duke 225-211 in championship match...Was member of 2014 Silver Lake Atom Splitters team that won Elias Cup by defeating L.A. X 4-2 in finals...Had best 2014 finish of second in Bear Open...In 2012-13 won Kingdom International Open in Saudi Arabia for 15th career Tour title. Defeated Michael Mak of Hong Kong twice, 247-218 and 268-258 in two-game title match. Successfully defended his International Bowling Championships title in Japan by defeating Sean Rash in championship match 209-204. Win was first World Bowling Tour major. Finished fourth in Tournament of Champions losing to Sean Rash in second TV match 247-233...Won four titles each in 2004-05 and 2005-06, earning the PBA Player of the Year Award for 2005-06 after winning the 63rd U.S. Open and leading the Tour with $301,700, the third-highest single season earnings of all-time…Won two titles each in 2006-07 and 2007-08…His second victory in 2006-07 came in the Tournament of Champions and gave him the PBA record for shortest time between first and 10th titles (two years, six months and seven days, breaking Dick Weber’s 45-year-old record by just four days)… Had a 15-match TV win streak snapped early in 2005-06, one shy of the longest win streak record held by Jim Pencak…Jones, Mike Aulby, Jason Belmonte and Chris Barnes are the only players to win both the PBA Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year awards…Was member of New York City WTT KingPins team which won inaugural PBA League Elias Cup in 2013...Owns 11 PBA Regional titles.

Career Statistics

Season* Events Cashes Match Play CRA Titles Avg Earnings
2016 21 15 5 3 1 218.91 $75,367.00
2015 24 15 9 8 1 218.27 $65,889.83
2014 17 14 6 3 0 221.33 $65,115.00
2012-2013 25 18 9 3 2 221.37 $166,056.00
2011-2012 12 9 2 0 0 218.24 $17,390.00
2010-2011 12 7 5 3 0 219.03 $46,810.00
2009-2010 19 19 13 3 1 220.23 $110,910.00
2008-2009 21 20 14 2 0 216.87 $74,970.00
2007-2008 21 21 15 3 2 220.27 $103,505.00
2006-2007 21 20 16 3 2 221.76 $142,482.00
2005-2006 21 20 19 6 4 221.68 $301,700.00
2004-2005 season 21 21 20 4 4 222.99 $224,130.00
2003-2004 season 20 18 15 1 0 219.25 $76,383.00
2002-2003 season 19 17 17 2 0 218.57 $65,835.00
2001-2002 season 27 20 11 1 0 213.08 $45,440.00
2000 season 3 1 1 0 0 211.42 $2,150.00

*Note: Statistics will be updated for each tournament after it airs on television. Click here for the PBA Tour TV schedule.

Titles and Achievements

Career Standard Titles (15)

2004-05 – Yokohama, Japan
Lakewood, Colo.
West Babylon, N.Y.
Grand Rapids, Mich.
2005-06 – Tokyo, Japan
Tulsa, Okla.
Norcross, Ga.
2006-07 – Wickliffe, Ohio
2007-08 – Reno, Nev.
West Babylon, N.Y.
2009-10 - Tokyo
2012-13 - Inazawa City, Japan
Kingdom International Open, Saudi Arabia
2015 - Shawnee, Okla. (Bear Open)

2016 - Downum Waste Services Xtra Frame Open.

Career Major Titles (2)

2005-06 – 63rd U.S. Open, North Brunswick, N.J.
2007 PBA Tournament of Champions, Windsor Locks, Conn.

Awards:
PBA Player of the Year (2005-06)
…PBA Rookie of the Year (2001-02)
…Ranked 30th on list of 50 Greatest Players in PBA History in 2009.

Other achievements:
Nine-time member of Team USA...Earned silver in doubles, trios and team events in 2015 PABCON Championships...Won the 1999 USBC Open Championships All-Events title…Member of Junior Team USA in 1996 and returned to the Team USA “Dream Team” in 2008 after international play was opened up to professional...Bowled a 300 game in the WTBA Junior World Youth games in Hong Kong, becoming the first youth to accomplish that feat...Finished second in 2011 Qubica/AMF World Cup in Johannesburg, South Africa losing to winner Jason Belmonte 2-1 in best of three game title match...Won gold medal in doubles and team, and silvers in trios and all-events in 2012 PABCON Championships...Won silver(team)
and bronze (trios)
in 2013 WTBA World Bowling Championships...Won silver medal in team (with Mike Fagan, Chris Barnes, Bill O'Neill and Sean Rash)
and bronze in singles in 2014 WBA Men's World Championships in Abu Dhabi...Teamed with Devin Bidwell to win bronze medal in 2015 Pan Am Games doubles.

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