Kyle Troup triumphs as April Bowler of the Month


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    2015LogoInfusionInsideBowlingOpenKyleTroup.jpgKyle Troup (pictured), Taylorsville, North Carolina, has been chosen as the April 2015 Kegel Bowler of the Month by the International Bowling Media Association.

    Troup defeated top seeded Bill O'Neill, Langhorne, Pennsylvania, 210-182, in the finals of the Logo Infusion Open in St. Louis, Missouri.

    The stepladder finals began with fifth seeded Ronnie Russell, Marion, Indiana, ousting fourth seeded Kenny Ryan, Chicago, 230-213. Third seed Shawn Maldonaldo, Houston, Texas, downed Russell, 229-200, in the second match. Troup, the second seed, outlasted Maldonaldo, 202-182, setting up the championship match with O'Neill.

    Troup, with numerous titles in the PBA South Region in his young career, has been a regular on the PBA Tour the past few years and is slated for action in the upcoming PBA Summer Swing in Oklahoma. Troup is the son of eight-time PBA titlist Guppy Troup.

    The Logo Infusion Open, held since 2012 features many touring pros and top amateurs from several different countries.

    It is contested on a demanding oil pattern, specifically designed for this tournament. A total of 228 bowlers rolled twelve games for twelve match play positions, before cutting to the stepladder final.

    Others obtaining votes this month were Parker Bohn III, winner of the PBA50 Pasco County Florida Open, Jack Jurek, winner of the PBA50 Miller High Life Classic presented by Columbia 300, and Mike Scroggins, winner of the PBA50 United Health Care Sun Bowl in the Villages presented by Radical.


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