Tom Smallwood

Saginaw, Mich.

Home Center: LeFevre's Family Bowl (Saginaw, MI)

Age 40 - 11/4/1977

Career PBA 300 Games: 8

Tom Smallwood

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Joined
2003
Titles*
2
Tour Earnings
$464,607.50
Total Earnings
$464,607.50

Personal: Resides in Saginaw with wife Jennifer and daughter Hannah Rose…Hobbies are golf and hunting…First job was working at a Blockbuster Video store…Favorite music performer is Blake Shelton…Favorite movie is Happy Gilmore...Won 2002 Andy Varipapa Tournament in Long Island, N.Y.

2017: Finished fourth in FireLake PBA Tournament of Champions losing to Dom Barrett in second stepladder match, 235-202...Finished eighth in Oklahoma Open.

Career: In 2016 finished second in PBA World Championship losing to EJ Tackett 246-180 in title match...Earned Steve Nagy Sportsmanship Award...Had best finishes of eighth and 13th in 2015...In 2014 had best finish of fourth in USBC Masters...In 2012-13 won WSOB V Scorpion Championship for second career title defeating amateur Marshall Kent in title match 221-216...Won semifinal match tying Josh Blanchard 232-232 and surviving five-frame sudden death roll-off, the longest in Tour history...Made third consecutive TV appearance in WSOB V by finishing fifth in PBA World Championship. Lost to Pete Weber in opening match 258-237...In 2010-11 season finished second to Mika Koivuniemi in 2011 Tournament of Champions (269-207)and earned $100,000...Had two other television appearances--fourth place finishes in GEICO Shark Championship and Mark Roth Plastic Ball Championship...In 2011-12 season finished second to Osku Palermaa in Kuwait Open, the first international event to award a PBA title under new PBA/WTBA alliance. He was defeated 267-232 and 268-226 in two-game stepladder final match...Won 2009 PBA World Championship for first Tour title, defeating 2008-09 Player of the Year Wes Malott, 244-228, in championship match. “Storybook win” resulted in enormous national media attention including a feature in Sports Illustrated, network television exposure and major national newspaper features…Had two other television appearances including third-place in Scorpion Championship, and fifth place in Don and Paula Carter Mixed Doubles with partner Jodi Woessner...Finished third in 2009 PBA Tour Trials to earn first Tour exemption. Decided to try for Tour exemption after being laid off from job with General Motors...Owns five PBA regional titles.

Career Statistics

Season* Events Cashes Match Play CRA Titles Avg Earnings
2017 9 6 4 2 0 220.81 $35,350.00
2016 18 9 6 1 0 218.51 $57,157.00
2015 16 6 6 0 0 219.33 $26,700.00
2014 12 7 4 1 0 219.68 $37,983.00
2012-2013 22 12 7 3 1 220.10 $63,165.00
2011-2012 14 9 2 2 0 221.09 $20,465.00
2010-2011 12 9 4 3 0 220.03 $127,200.00
2009-2010 18 15 8 3 1 212.42 $89,960.00
2008-2009 2 2 0 0 0 211.93 $3,627.50
2007-2008 1 0 0 0 0 213.14 $0.00
2006-2007 2 1 1 0 0 209.87 $3,000.00

*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 (1)

2012-13 - WSOB V Scorpion Championship, Las Vegas.

Career Major Titles (1)

2009-10 - PBA World Championship (Wichita, Kan.)

Other achievements:
2016 Steve Nagy Sportsmanship Award winner.

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