Home Center: Clermont Bowling Center (Clermont, FL)
Career PBA 300 Games: 73
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.
2019: As No. 2 seed for finals finished third in PBA Wolf Open losing to Sean Rash 257-227 in semifinal match...Just a couple weeks short of his 55th birthday won Go Bowling! Jonesboro Open beating Anthony Simonsen 212-171 in title match for 40th career win. Only Walter Ray Williams Jr. with 47 and Earl Anthony with 43 have more titles. Duke also became season's first two-time winner...Won Go Bowling! Indianapolis Open for 39th career title by beating Jason Belmonte 237-219 in title match...Finished tied for ninth in PBA Playoffs...Won fifth Best Bowler ESPY award.
Career: 40 career PBA Tour titles ranks third all-time behind Walter Ray Williams Jr. (47) and Earl Anthony (43)…In 2018 won PBA50 Security Federal Savings Classic for fifth career PBA50 Tour title...In 2017 finished fifth in U.S. Open losing to Graham Fach 259-222 in first stepladder match. Finished sixth in FireLake Tournament of Champions...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 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...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…Inducted into PBA Hall of Fame during PBA’s 50th Anniversary Gala in Las Vegas...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...Won 2016 PBA50 Treasure Island Resort & Casino World Championship for third career PBA50 Tour title and second major. Defeated Pete Weber in championship match 234-215. One of four players to earn PBA and PBA50 Player of the Year...Owns six PBA regional titles...In 2017 Won PBA50 Race City Open for fourth career PBA50 title by defeating Kenny Parks 221-213 in title match. Won PBA50 Challenge as part of WSOB IX by defeating Ron Mohr 222-212 in title match.
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