Bill O'Neill

Langhorne, Pa.

Home Center: Levittown Lanes (Levittown, PA)

Age 38

Career PBA 300 Games: 31

Career Earnings

Personal: Married to Christi...son Gavin and daughter Avery...Four-time first team All-American at Saginaw Valley State University...Nickname is The Real Deal.

Career: In 2019 finished fifth in U.S. Open losing to Anthony Simonsen 226-193 in opening stepladder match...Won non-title FloBowling PBA ATX Invite with 2-0 best of three title match win over Jason Sterner...Won second title of the season and 11th of his career by beating AJ Chapman 257-216 to win Harry O'Neale Chesapeake Open...Finished second in inaugural PBA Playoffs losing the Race to 2 Points final match against winner Kris Prather...Finished fourth in PBA World Championship losing to Jakob Butturff 235-226 in second stepladder match...Finished third in PBA Scorpion Championship losing to Kris Prather 198-190 in semifinal match...Finished fifth in Roth-Holman Doubles with Jason Belmonte, losing opening stepladder match to Sean Rash and Matt Ogle 256-172...Won season opening Hall of Fame Classic defeating Jakob Butturff 199-194 for 10th career title which made him title eligible for the PBA Hall of Fame...In 2018 finished eighth in FloBowling PBA Tulsa Open. Finished fourth in Lucky Larsen Masters losing to Christopher Sloan 246-234 in first stepladder match. Teamed with Jason Belmonte to win Roth-Holman Doubles with 205-185 title match win over Darren and Michael Tang. O'Neill and Belmonte's win was first in doubles championship after three previous fourth-place finishes. Finished second in Xtra Frame Parkside Lanes Open losing to EJ Tackett in title match, 210-171. Finished fourth in Storm Striking Against Breast Cancer Mixed Doubles with partner Shannon O'Keefe...In 2017 finished fourth in Roth/Holman Doubles with partner Jason Belmonte losing in second stepladder match to Zeke Bayt and Dick Allen 244-211...In 2016 teamed with Shannon O'Keefe to successfully defend Xtra frame Fight Against Breast Cancer Mixed Doubles for eighth career title and first of the season. Finished second in Gene Carter's Pro Shop Open losing to Michael Haugen Jr. in title match 289-255. Finished 10th in FireLake PBA Tournament of Champions. Finished fifth in South Point Las Vegas Open losing to Anthony Simonsen in first stepladder match 242-222...Had very productive 2015 season with two wins and seven top-five finishes. Won PBA Oklahoma Open for sixth career title by defeating Jason Belmonte 247-172 in championship match. Won PBA King of the Swing non-title event by defeating Belmonte in championship match 191-164. Finished second in Lubbock Sports Southwest Open losing to EJ Tackett 256-213. Finished third in PBA Wolf Open losing to Kyle Troup in semifinal match 202-188. Finished third in Bear Open losing to eventual winner Tommy Jones in semifinal match, 225-220. Won seventh career title teaming with Shannon O'Keefe to win Xtra Frame Striking Against Breast Cancer Doubles. Finished fifth in Xtra Frame South Point Open. Teamed with Jason Belmonte to finish fourth in Roth/Holman Doubles Championship. Finished sixth in 2015 Tournament of Champions...In 2014 won Badger Open for fifth career PBA Tour title by defeating Brian Valenta in 243-235. Finished third in Bear Open and Emir Cup. While not a PBA title, won Summer Swing King of the Swing special event by defeating Sean Rash 245-181 in championship match...In 2012-13 won his fourth Tour title in the Alka Seltzer Plus Cold Cheetah Championship for fourth career title by sweeping all three stepladder matches that included a 243-192 win over Mike Wolfe in the championship match. Finished second in Lucas Oil Wolf Open losing to Chris Loschetter 264-231 in championship match...Won third career title in Pepsi Viper Championship in 2010-11...Had a breakout season in 2009-10 season with the first two Tour titles after six seasons on Tour. Won the Chameleon Championship and his first major, the Lumber Liquidators U.S. Open. Was second to Walter Ray Williams Jr. in earnings with a career-high $147,275. Tied Williams in PBA Player of the Year points race, but lost tie-breaker in overall Tour points…Named the 2005-06 PBA Rookie of the Year…Finished sixth as an amateur in the 62nd U.S. Open became a PBA member the next week…Finished 10th in the 2005 PBA Tour Trials to earn the final exemption for the 2005-06 season and his first PBA Tour exemption…Owns 10 PBA regional titles.

Career Statistics

Year* Events Cashes Match Play CRA Titles Avg Earnings
2020 9 8 4 2 1 221.34 $150,685.00
2019 26 21 13 7 2 217.87 $185,148.33
2018 19 13 5 1 1 219.47 $65,813.00
2017 19 12 6 1 0 219.57 $58,470.00
2016 24 15 8 2 1 218.35 $55,705.00
2015 21 16 14 5 2 226.70 $100,698.00
2014 18 14 6 4 1 221.74 $76,601.00
2013 25 20 9 3 1 223.99 $79,461.00
2011 13 11 7 2 0 225.85 $39,510.00
2010 12 12 9 4 1 220.24 $97,290.00
2009 19 18 10 5 2 219.21 $147,275.00
2008 20 20 18 7 0 222.96 $91,680.00
2007 19 19 13 1 0 216.92 $46,275.00
2006 19 19 12 1 0 219.56 $48,180.00
2005 20 18 11 1 0 215.06 $61,080.00
2004 5 2 1 0 0 206.48 $10,000.00

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

Titles and Achievements

PBA Career Standard Titles (10)

2009-10 - Allen Park, Mich., Chameleon Championship
2010-11 - Las Vegas, Viper Championship
2012-13 - Las Vegas, Cheetah Championship
2014 - Badger Open, Shawnee, Okla.
2015 - Oklahoma Open, Shawnee, Okla.
Houston, doubles with Shannon O'Keefe
2016 - Houston, doubles with Shannon O'Keefe
2018 - Columbus, Ohio, doubles with Jason Belmonte
2019 - Arlington, Texas, Chesapeake, Va.

PBA Career Major Titles (2)

2009-10 – Lumber Liquidators U.S. Open, Indianapolis
2020 - Players Championship, Columbus, Ohio.

PBA Rookie of the Year (2005-06)

Other Achievements:
Seven-time member of Team USA...Earned Silver medal in team, trios and doubles in 2015 PABCON Championships...Three-time Bowling Writers Association of America Collegiate Bowler of the Year-2001, ’03, ‘04…National Collegiate Bowling Coaches Association Most Valuable Player in 2002-03 and 2003-04...Gold medal winner in all-events, trios, team and Masters bronze in 2011 PABCON Championships in Guadalajara, Mexico...Became first non-Finnish winner of Ballmaster Open in Helsinki in 2012...Won 2012 PABCON Championships gold medals in doubles, five-player team and individual all-events silver in trios and a bronze in the Masters finale...Won gold in singles, silver in team and bronze in trios in 2013 WBA World Bowling 2014 WBA Men's World Bowling Championships in Abu Dhabi.

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