AJ Johnson

Oswego, Ill.

Age 26

Career PBA 300 games: 5

AJ Johnson


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Career Earnings

Personal: Single…Nickname, “The Shark”…Hobbies, working out and golf…Bowled for McKendree (Ill.) University where he majored in sports management.

2018: Finished second in Xtra Frame Wilmington Open losing to Cristian Azcona of Puerto Rico 217-214 in title match...Finished sixth in Storm Striking Against Breast Cancer Doubles...Was member of Silver Lake Atom Splitters team that won PBA League Elias Cup.

Career: In 2017 finished second in Xtra Frame Reality Check Classic losing to Josh Blanchard 232-204 in championship match. Finished fourth in Xtra Frame Lubbock Sports Open losing to Marshall Kent 259-228 in opening stepladder match. Finished seventh in U.S. Open...In 2016 matched his career best Tour finish of second in PBA Chameleon Championship losing to Mitch Beasley 246-237 in title match...In 2015 finished third in Xtra Frame Iowa Midwest Open losing to Pete Weber in semifinal match 213-187...Gained national attention as top qualifier for the 2015 USBC Masters but lost to two-time reigning Player of the Year Jason Belmonte in title match 202-157 to finish second…Finished 17th bowling in his first U.S. Open in 2013…Owns five PBA regional titles.

Career Statistics

Year* Events Cashes Match Play CRA Titles Avg Earnings
2018 28 12 7 3 1 215.28 $31,085.00
2017 32 20 11 2 4 220.60 $35,210.00
2016 23 10 5 1 0 212.79 $22,505.00
2015 16 5 4 1 0 208.80 $6,480.00
2014 1 1 0 0 0 208.80 $1,025.00
2011 1 0 0 0 0 189.44 $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

Other achievements:
Won 2017 World Bowling Championships team gold medal and bronze in all events...2017 PBA Midwest Region Player of the Year...Four-time member of Team USA...2012 and 2013 Member of Junior Team USA...Bowling for McKendree University 2013-14 Collegiate Most Valuable Player…2013-2014 First Team Collegiate All-America…2013 Junior Gold Championships champion.

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