Home Center: Golden Lanes (Simpsonville, SC)
Age 39 - 11/2/1978
Career PBA 300 Games: 34
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.
2017: Needing a mark in the 10th frame of the championship match of the FireLake Tournament of Champions to win, opened in 10th frame losing to winner EJ Tackett, 208-203...Finished fourth in Main Event PBA Finals losing to Jesper Svensson 267-224 in third-place match...Finished 13th in U.S. Open.
Career: In 2016 won PBA Scorpion Championship for 18th career title and second of the season by defeating BJ Moore 211-168 in title match...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 Xtra Frame South Point Las Vegas Open to win $10,000 bonus as points leader in 2016 Xtra Frame Tour event series...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 13 PBA regional titles.
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