Walter Ray Williams Jr.

Oxford, Fla.
Age
62
Bowls
R
Joined

Walter Ray Williams Jr.

Oxford, Fla.
Age
62
Bowls
R
Joined

Career Stats

Year Events Cashes Match Play CRA Titles AVG Earnings
Total 1,038 783 582 218 70 - $4,921,574.40
2020 13 5 3 0 0 211.670 $3,635.00
2019 40 23 20 5 4 219.260 $111,910.00
2018 45 29 19 2 4 215.820 $115,390.00
2017 43 24 20 2 5 220.310 $96,720.00
2016 34 24 19 2 1 221.810 $112,642.50
2015 28 21 16 2 0 221.330 $83,910.00
2014 24 15 14 5 2 225.710 $120,890.00
2013 34 21 13 9 3 225.530 $71,704.90
2012 9 9 8 5 2 233.410 $35,900.00
2011 25 19 11 5 1 223.680 $50,050.00
2010 18 13 9 4 1 218.830 $48,750.00
2009 19 19 15 5 2 222.920 $152,670.00
2008 21 21 17 4 1 221.270 $99,680.00
2007 21 20 17 8 2 228.340 $144,220.00
2006 19 19 14 5 1 226.370 $120,370.00
2005 22 22 16 3 1 223.650 $183,500.00
2004 21 21 18 5 1 227.070 $131,250.00
2003 21 18 14 5 2 - $233,950.00
2002 20 19 19 11 3 - $419,700.00
2001 30 23 21 8 2 - $164,450.00
2000 18 15 13 7 2 - $102,693.00
1999 22 18 14 5 1 - $90,215.00
1998 26 20 18 10 5 - $231,400.00
1997 25 23 19 13 3 - $227,994.00
1996 26 23 19 10 5 - $239,630.00
1995 26 21 17 7 1 - $148,270.00
1994 28 27 19 11 2 - $198,470.00
1993 33 29 24 15 7 - $290,510.00
1992 31 20 15 4 0 - $70,620.00
1991 32 27 15 8 1 - $119,740.00
1990 32 25 14 3 0 - $73,120.00
1989 33 22 12 5 0 - $96,572.00
1988 32 25 17 9 0 - $131,465.00
1987 34 25 17 4 2 - $141,443.00
1986 30 23 16 9 3 - $142,970.00
1985 33 21 13 1 0 - $49,900.00
1984 32 16 9 0 0 - $31,835.00
1983 30 16 6 2 0 - $31,585.00
1982 5 2 2 0 0 - $1,825.00
1981 3 0 0 0 0 - $25.00

Awards & Achievements

PBA Career Standard Titles (39):

1986 - True Value Open, Peoria, IL; Fair Lanes Open, Baltimore, MD; Hammer Open, Edmond, OK 
1987 - Miller Lite Classic, Miami, FL; Hammer Open, Edmond, OK 
1991 - Oronamin C Japan Cup, Tokyo, Japan
1993 - Flagship City Open, Erie, PA; Columbia 300 Open, San Antonio, TX; Northwest Classic, Kennewick, WA; Oregon Open, Portland, OR; Tucson Open, Tucson, AZ; Greater Grand Rapids Open, Grand Rapids, MI; Paula Carter's Homestead Classic, Homestead, FL 
1994 - Showboat Invitational, Las Vegas, NV
1995 - Rochester Open, Rochester, NY 
1996 - Track Snergy Open, Kennewick, WA; Showboat Invitational, Las Vegas, NV; Brunswick Johnny Petraglia Open, North Brunswick, NJ; Rochester Open, Rochester, NY; Greater Harrisburg Open, Mechanicsburg, PA
1997 - Columbia 300 Open, Austin, TX; Brunswick Johnny Petraglia Open, North Brunswick, NJ; St. Clair Classic, Fairview Heights, IL
1998 - Storm Flagship Open, Erie, PA; Brunswick Johnny Petraglia Open, Coram, NY; Bay City Classic, Bay City, MI; National Finance Championship, Indianapolis, IN
1999 - Tuscon Open, Tucson, AZ 
2000 - Track Canandaigua Open, Canandaigua, NY; Brunswick Johnny Petraglia Open, North Brunswick, NJ
2001-02 - PBA Greater Cincinnati Classic, Erlanger, KY
2002-03 - PBA Greater Detroit Open, Taylor, MI 
2003-04 - PBA Earl Anthony Classic, Tacoma, WA
2004-05 - Uniroyal Tire Classic Wickliffe, OH
2006-07 - DYDO Japan Cup, Tokyo, Japan
2007-08 - Motor City Classic, Taylor, MI; Great Lakes Classic, Wyoming, MI
2008-09 - Lake County Indiana Golden Anniversary Championship, Lake County, IN
2009-10 - Motor City Open, Allen Park, MI 

PBA Career Major Titles (8)

1994 - Touring Players Championship, Indianapolis, IN
1998 - BPAA U.S. Open, Milford, CT
2001 - PBA National Championship, Toledo, OH
2003 - U.S. Open, Fountain Valley, CA
2003 - PBA World Championship, Taylor, MI 
2004 - USBC Masters, Reno, NV
2006 - Denny's World Championship, Indianapolis, IN 
2010 - USBC Masters, Reno, NV

PBA50 Career Standard Titles (12)

2010 – Mooresville, NC
2011 - Allentown, PA
2012 - Winter Garden, FL; Brentwood, CA
2013 - The Villages, FL; Brentwood, CA; Hammond, IN
2014 - Welch, MN
2016 - Pasco County, FL 
2019 - Clearwater, FL; Mooresville, NC
2021 - Fort Myers, FL

PBA50 Career Major Titles (3)

2014 - USBC Senior Masters, Las Vegas, NV
2017 - USBC Senior Masters, Las Vegas, NV
2019 - PBA50 National Championship, The Villages, FL 

Awards:

PBA Player of the Year (1986, '93, '96, '97, '98, 2002-03, 2009-10)
Harry Smith Point Leader Award (1993, '94, '96, '97, '98, 2002-03, 2007-08, 2009-10)
George Young High Average Award (1993, '96, '97, '98, 2002-03, 2004-05, 2007-08, 2009-10)
PBA President (1995-96 and 2001-02)
PBA Hall of Fame (1995)
USBC Hall of Fame (2005)
Ranked second to Earl Anthony on list of 50 Greatest Players in PBA History (2009)
2010 PBA50 Rookie of the Year
2012 and 2013 PBA50 Player of the Year
Seven-time Bowling ESPY Award winner
2016 South Region PBA50 Player of the Year

Other Achievements:

Won team gold medal in 2019 World Bowling Senior Championships
Member of first Dream Team Team USA in 2008
Four-time Team USA member including 2011
Won team and doubles gold and trios silver in 2011 PABCON Championships in Guadalajara, Mexico
Became first PBA member ever to represent the United States in QubicaAMF World Cup in 2009

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