w-Liz Johnson

Palatine, Ill.

Age 43 - 5/2/1974

w-Liz Johnson

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Bowls
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Joined
2005
Titles*
2
Tour Earnings
$241,674.00
Total Earnings
$241,674.00

2016: Had best finishes of 18th in DHC Japan Invitational and 25th in Barbasol Tournament of Champions.

Career: In 2015 had best finishes of fourth in DHC Japan Invitational and ninth in Barbasol Tournament of Champions...Had five top-five finishes in 2009-10 Women's Series season including a win in the Viper Championship and runnerup in the Scorpion Championship...Won 2009 Don and Paula Carter Mixed Doubles with Norm Duke…First woman to reach a PBA Tour TV final (runner-up to Tommy Jones in 2005 Banquet Open)…First woman to win a PBA Regional title (2005)…Owns two PBA regional titles...Won 2007 Women’s U.S. Open and 2009 USBC Queens.

Career Statistics

Season* Events Cashes Match Play CRA Titles Avg Earnings
2017 6 1 0 0 0 207.06 $21,450.00
2016 14 3 3 0 0 210.13 $19,245.00
2015 6 6 5 0 0 225.83 $19,269.00
2014 10 4 1 1 0 216.50 $19,300.00
2012-2013 2 0 0 0 0 206.20 $5,000.00
2011-2012 9 0 0 0 0 205.95 $0.00
2010-2011 12 4 1 0 0 208.72 $7,970.00
2009-2010 Women's Series 7 7 6 2 1 217.05 $32,300.00
2009-2010 5 3 1 0 0 218.85 $5,480.00
2008 Women's Series 5 4 3 1 1 212.12 $37,500.00
2008-2009 6 5 1 0 0 210.44 $9,395.00
2007 Women's Series 4 4 4 1 0 222.00 $17,000.00
2007-2008 5 2 2 0 0 212.78 $4,260.00
2006-2007 17 11 2 0 0 212.76 $14,195.00
2005-2006 8 5 1 0 0 211.70 $7,610.00
2004-2005 season 4 3 1 1 0 217.38 $21,700.00

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

Titles and Achievements

PBA Titles: 2009 PBA Women's Series Viper Championship...2009 PBA Women's Series Mixed Doubles Championship champion (with Norm Duke)
...2007 PBA Legends & Ladies champion (with Roger Kossert)
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Other accomplishments:
Earned third consecutive PWBA Player of the Year award in 2017...Won fourth consecutive and sixth overall U.S. Women's Open title in 2017...Won 2017 Go Bowling PWBA Players Championship...Won 2017 PWBA Sacramento Open and Players Championship...Owns record 10 PWBA major titles...Finished second in 2017 Women's World Bowling Tour finals losing to Danielle McEwan in 203-200 in title match...Owns 19 PWBA titles including 10 PWBA major titles...Won 2016 PWBA Las Vegas Open by defeating Shannon Pluhowsky 195-172 in title...Won 2016 Women's U.S. Open for third consecutive and fifth overall Open title by winning four consecutive matches including a 208-143 victory over Shannon Pluhowsky of Dayton, Ohio in the title match. She ranks second on the event's all-time win list behind fellow USBC Hall of Famer Marion Ladewig, who won eight times...In 2015 became the first bowler to successfully defend a U.S. Women's Open title since hall of famer Dorothy Fothergill accomplished the feat in 1969...Joined three-time U.S. Women's Open winner Kelly Kulick in 2010 as the only bowlers to win the USBC Queens and U.S. Women's Open in the same year...11-time member of TEAM USA...Won silver medal in team and one bronze medal in Masters at 2014 WTBA World Championships…Three gold medals in team, all-events, trios and silver medal in Masters at 2012 PABCON Adult Championships…Two gold medals in singles and doubles at 2011 Pan American Games…Two gold medals in doubles and team and one bronze medal in trios at 2011 WTBA World Championships…Two gold medals in all-events and team and two bronze medals in Masters and trios at 2010 PABCON Championships…Won two silver medals in team and trios at 2009 WTBA World Championships…Won Two gold medals in singles and team, three silvers doubles, trios and Masters and one bronze in all-events at 2008 PABCON Championships…Won gold medal in all-events and silver in team at 1995 Pan Am Games…Won silver medal in singles at 1995 WTBA World Championships…Gold medal winner at 1994 World Tenpin Team Cup…Won silver medal in Masters and bronze in team at 1994 World Youth Championships...2009 USBC Team USA Trials champion...1998 and 2008 USBC Women's Championships all-events champion…2005 and 2007 Bowling Writers Association of America Female Player of the Year…2007 USBC Women's Championships doubles champion…1996 PWBA Rookie of the Year…1993 and 1994 Team USA Trials champion…1993 Alberta E. Crowe Star of Tomorrow…1992-93 Collegiate Most Valuable Player and Rookie of the Year…1992-93 Collegiate All-America first team...2014 Polish-American Sports Hall of Fame Excellence in Sports honoree...Member Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame...Won gold medal in five-player team and silver in all events and Masters in 2015 Women's World Championships...Won 2016 Diamond Division USBC Women's Championships singles (757 series)
for sixth career title.

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