One of the best ways to improve your bowling game is by watching the pros. Historically, the most widely famous bowlers have been male, but the female game has always been popular too and in recent years it has taken major strides. At the NCAA college level, women’s bowling is one of the fastest growing sports and it is increasingly drawing the younger crowd, and women’s professional bowling is reaching new heights in terms of money, media rights and viewership.
Of course, a question like who are the best bowlers is subjective, and any actual ranking based on performance changes constantly. But for this article, we’ve tried to pick bowlers that are among the very best and also with some variation in terms of their career paths and experience levels, from veterans to up and comers.
Danielle McEwan (USA)
Danielle McEwan is a young and talented bowler from the United States. She was born on August 23, 1991, in Stony Point, New York. McEwan began bowling at the age of five, and by the time she was eight, she had joined a youth league. She was introduced to the sport by her father, who was a bowler himself.
McEwan turned pro in 2012, and since then, she has made a name for herself in the world of bowling. She has won numerous titles, including two majors. In 2015, she won the US Women’s Open, and in 2019, she won the PWBA Tour Championship. She has also been named PWBA Player of the Year twice, in 2018 and 2019.
McEwan is known for her accuracy and consistency on the lanes. She is also a student of the game, constantly analyzing and improving her technique. Her passion for bowling and dedication to the sport make her one of the top female bowlers in the world today.
Liz Johnson (USA)
Liz Johnson is one of the most successful female bowlers in history. She was born on January 27, 1974, in Niagara Falls, New York. Johnson started bowling at the age of five, and by the time she was 12, she had won her first tournament. Her father, a bowler himself, encouraged her to pursue the sport.
Johnson turned pro in 1996, and since then, she has won an impressive 25 professional titles. She has also won four US Women’s Open titles, making her the only bowler, male or female, to win that tournament four times. She has also been named PWBA Player of the Year three times, in 2013, 2015, and 2016.
Johnson is known for her accuracy and versatility on the lanes. She is able to adjust her game to different lane conditions, which is a…