Norm Duke

 

Norm Duke

Clermont, Fla.

Home Center: Clermont Bowling Center (Clermont, FL)

Age 52 - 3/25/1964

Career PBA 300 Games: 64

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Joined
1982
Titles*
38
Tour Earnings
$3,266,216.00
Total Earnings
$3,266,216.00

Personal: Resides in Clermont, Fla. with wife Karen and son Branden…Hobbies include golf, fishing and billiards…Favorite food is sushi…Favorite music group is Styx...Is a partner in a bowling promotion company called Next Level Bowling.

2016: Finished fifth in Barbasol Players Championship losing to Jesper Svensson in first stepladder match 274-258...Won PBA50 Treasure Island Resort & Casino World Championship for third career PBA50 Tour title and second major. Defeated Pete Weber in championship match 234-215.

Career: Owns 38 career PBA Tour titles for third all-time…In 2015 teamed with Wes Malott to win Roth/Holman Doubles notching his 38th career title to rank third on the all-time list. Finished second in Bear Open losing to Tommy Jones in title match 225-211. In effort to win his eighth major finished fourth in Bowlmor AMF U.S. Open losing to Dom Barrett in second stepladder match 259-255...In 2011-12 won three titles (Dick Weber Playoffs, Mark Roth-Marshall Holman Doubles with Wes Malott, and Detroit Open) which pushed him over $3 million in career earnings behind Walter Ray Williams Jr. and Pete Weber... Won 2011 U.S. Open for his seventh major. Was the benficiary of a missed 10-pin in the 10th frame of the championship match by Mika Koivuniemi that gave him the win. Marked ninth consecutive season he has won at least one Tour title…He and Mike Aulby are only bowlers to complete the “Grand Slam” (USBC Masters, Tournament of Champions, U.S. Open and PBA National/World Championship)…One of five players to complete the Triple Crown (TOC, U.S. Open, PBA National/World Championship)…Only player to win three consecutive majors...Has won multiple titles in a season eight times, including a career-best five in 1994…Named PBA Player of the Year in 1994 and 2000…Holds the record as youngest bowler to win a PBA Tour title, winning his first title in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1983 at 18 years and 345 days…Four-time George Young High Average Award winner…Set the then PBA single-season average record with 228.47 in 2006-07…Had a career-best nine-game TV winning streak which started on March 19, 2006, and ended on March 18, 2007, and included four titles…Rolled a nationally-televised 300 game against Walter Ray Williams Jr. in the semifinal match of the Earl Anthony Classic in Tacoma, Wash., on Jan. 5, 2003…Made a great late-season run after injuries in 2007-08 to retain exemption…Inducted into PBA Hall of Fame during PBA’s 50th Anniversary Gala in Las Vegas...In 2012-13 won GEICO King of the Swing special event as part of Summer Swing from the No. 5 qualifying spot and finally defeating Barnes 222-213 in championship match for the title...Won PBA50 United Healthcare Sun Bowl In The Villages in second PBA50 Tour appearance in 2014...Won Suncoast PBA Senior U.S. Open for first PBA50 Tour major...Earned 2014 PBA50 Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year honors joining Tom Baker as only players to accomplish the feat...One of four players to earn PBA and PBA50 Player of the Year...Owns six PBA Regional titles.

Career Statistics

Season* Events Cashes Match Play CRA Titles Avg Earnings
PBA50 2016 4 4 4 0 0 228.71 $9,150.00
2016 7 5 3 1 0 225.25 $41,600.00
2015 15 7 5 4 1 220.68 $62,375.00
PBA50 2015 6 6 4 0 0 224.58 $14,725.00
PBA50 2014 7 7 7 4 2 233.63 $33,940.00
2014 13 5 3 0 0 217.98 $62,178.00
2012-2013 24 18 8 4 0 221.43 $54,177.00
2011-2012 13 11 6 5 3 225.56 $68,500.00
2010-2011 11 8 5 2 1 217.94 $113,900.00
2009-2010 16 13 7 2 1 218.83 $65,075.00
2008-2009 18 17 11 4 3 219.44 $199,130.00
2007-2008 15 15 10 2 2 218.95 $176,855.00
2006-2007 18 18 11 4 3 228.47 $127,000.00
2005-2006 22 22 18 7 1 224.29 $211,800.00
2004-2005 season 20 20 14 5 1 221.51 $142,770.00
2003-2004 season 13 8 7 3 1 220.37 $84,900.00
2002-2003 season 21 19 15 5 1 221.91 $139,000.00
2001-2002 season 30 26 20 3 0 216.34 $77,575.00
2000 season 17 16 13 7 3 218.77 $136,900.00
1999 season 23 18 15 4 0 224.81 $92,930.00
1998 season 24 17 12 5 3 0.00 $103,795.00
1997 season 22 19 16 6 2 0.00 $129,720.00
1996 season 22 17 13 3 0 0.00 $58,775.00
1995 season 25 21 14 6 2 0.00 $113,780.00
1994 season 21 18 16 8 5 0.00 $273,753.00
1993 season 25 18 12 5 2 0.00 $140,275.00
1992 season 26 20 15 5 0 0.00 $68,410.00
1991 season 25 18 16 9 2 0.00 $141,675.00
1990 season 22 19 13 3 0 0.00 $59,705.00
1989 season 24 15 12 2 0 0.00 $56,705.00
1988 season 29 17 4 0 0 0.00 $20,420.00
1987 season 27 21 11 2 0 0.00 $47,435.00
1986 season 23 12 5 2 0 0.00 $27,963.00
1985 season 28 16 6 0 0 0.00 $20,880.00
1984 season 32 17 9 2 0 0.00 $43,810.00
1983 season 30 13 7 2 1 0.00 $39,235.00
1982 season 5 4 1 0 0 0.00 $5,400.00

*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 (31)

1983 – Cleveland, Ohio
1991 – Parma Heights, Ohio
Tucson, Ariz.
1993 – Taylor, Mich.
1994 – Lakewood, Calif.
Edmond, Okla.
N. Brunswick, N.J.
Rochester, N.Y.
1995 – Portland, Ore.
Cleveland, Ohio
1997 – Mississauga, Canada
Windsor Locks, Conn.
1998 – Tucson, Ariz.
Rochester, N.Y.
Wichita, Kan.
2000 – Dallas, Texas
Tucson, Ariz.
2002-03 – Syosset, N.Y.
2003-04 – Blue Springs, Mo.
2004-05 – Norcross, Ga.
2005-06 – Taylor, Mich.
2006-07 – Hammond, Ind.
West Babylon, N.Y.
Indianapolis, Ind.
2008-09 – Reno, Nev.
Fountain Valley, Calif.
2009-10 - Allen Park, Mich. (Cheetah Championship)

2011-12 - Detroit Open
Mark Roth-Marshall Holman Doubles(with Wes Malott)
, Las Vegas
Dick Weber Playoffs, Indianapolis
2015 - Indianapolis - Roth/Holman Doubles with Wes Malott)

Career Major Titles (7)

1993 – USBC Masters, Tulsa, Okla.
1994 – Tournament of Champions, Akron, Ohio
2000 – PBA National Championship, Toledo, Ohio
2008 – Denny’s World Championship, Indianapolis, Ind.
65th Denny’s U.S. Open, North Brunswick, N.J.
PBA World Championship, Wichita, Kan.
2011 - U.S. Open, North Brunswick, N.J.

PBA50 Tour Standard Titles: (1)

2014 - The Villages, Fla.

Awards:
PBA Player of the Year (1994, 2000)
George Young High Average Award (1991, '94, 2005-06, 2006-07)
Harry Smith Point Leader Award (2005-06)
…USBC Hall of Fame (2002)
…PBA Hall of Fame (2009)
…2014 PBA50 Player and Rookie of the Year...Ranked 7th among 50 Greatest Players in PBA History in 2009...Five-time Bowling ESPY Award winner.

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