Anthony Simonsen

Little Elm, Texas

Home Center: Plano Super Bowl (Plano, TX)

Age 22

PBA career 300 games: 7

Bowls
R
Joined
2013
Titles*
7
Career Earnings
$548,656.50

Personal: Favorite sport other than bowling is soccer…First job was working at Plano Super Bowl…Favorite musical performer is Drake…Bowling hero is Mike Fagan.

2019: Finished third in U.S. Open losing to Francois Lavoie 214-164 in semifinal match...Finished fifth in FloBowlng PBA Illinois Open losing opening stepladder finals match 248-184 for eventual winner Jason Sterner...Defeated EJ Tackett in second one-ball roll-off 10-9 after tying 267-267 in title match to win PBA Bear Open for seventh career title...As top qualifier for finals, finished second in PBA Wolf Open Losing to Sean Rash 257-193 in title match...Lost in PBA Playoffs semifinal to eventual winner Kris Prather, 2-1. Tied after two regulation games, lost to Prather in two frame roll-off 49-40...Won PBA Players Championship by beating Jason Belmonte 232-212 in title match for sixth career title and to become youngest to win two PBA majors at 22...Finished second in Go Bowling! Jonesboro Open losing to Norm Duke 212-171 in title match.

Career: In 2018 won FloBowling PBA Wolf Open for fifth career title by beating Andrew Anderson 239-226 in title match..Finished fifth in Lucky Larsen Masters. Won Xtra Frame Gene Carter Pro Shop Classic by defeating Matt Sanders 216-194 in title match. Finished fourth in PBA Tour Finals losing to Jesper Svenson in two-game third-place match 9th and 10th frame roll-off 49-39. Lost first game 248-204 and won second game 229-201. Finished second in Busan Cup losing to Annop Arromsaranon 221-208 in title match. Finished third in season-opening DHC Japan Invitational losing to Kyle Troup in semi-final match 277-180. Finished second in Brunswick Euro Challenge losing to Jenny Wegner who received eight pins handicap as a women's entrant, 219-213 in title match...In 2017 Won Xtra Frame Wilmington Open for third career title by beating Rhino Page 224-177 in championship match. Finished second to fellow two-hander Jason Belmonte in Barbasol Players Championship losing 221-204 in title match. Finished third in PBA Cheetah Championship. Finished fifth in PBA World Championship losing to Tom Smallwood 204-193 in first stepladder match...Defeated Dan MacLelland 245-207 in 2016 USBC Masters title match to become youngest player to win a major at 19 years and 39 days...Finished fourth in 2016 U.S. Open losing to fellow two-hander Shawn Maldonado in second stepladder match 238-217. Won first PBA Tour title in Mark/Roth Marshall Holman Doubles Championship with Connor Pickford…At age 18 became second youngest to win a Tour title missing record held by Hall of Famer Norm Duke by two days…Finished sixth in 2016 Kingdom of Bahrain Open...After winning first three stepladder matches, finished second in 2016 South Point Las Vegas Open losing to Jakob Butturff 277-211 in title match...Finished third in 2015 Xtra Frame Pensacola Open. Finished sixth in 2015 Bowlmor AMF U.S. Open...Owns seven PBA regional titles.

Career Statistics

Year* Events Cashes Match Play CRA Titles Avg Earnings
2019 27 18 12 8 2 216.78 $171,340.00
2018 30 23 13 4 3 218.75 $115,975.00
2017 26 18 7 2 1 219.87 $81,534.00
2016 28 22 13 7 2 221.85 $134,640.00
2015 16 7 5 0 0 216.36 $19,820.00
2014 4 0 0 0 0 200.72 $0.00
2013 1 0 0 0 0 190.04 $0.00

*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: (5)
2016 - Roth/Holman Doubles, Reno
2017 - Wilmington, N.C.
2018 - Middletown, Del., Owasso, Okla.
2019 - Aurora, Ill.

PBA Career Major Titles: (2)
2016 - USBC Masters, Indianapolis
2019 - PBA Players Championship, Columbus

Other Achievements:
Won $100,000 first prize in Bowlero Elite Series event in N. Brunswick, N.J...Finished second in men's 2019 WBT finals losing to EJ Tackett, 233-232 in title match...Won 2017 World Bowling Tour finals by defeating Martin Larsen 243-213 in title match...Earned first Team USA berth in 2016...Won gold medals in 2016 World Youth Bowling Championships doubles, team and Masters...Won 2015 USBC Open Championship doubles title.

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