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Update: Petersen Classic finally starts Friday after COVID-19 pandemic delay, but with strict measures imposed by Illinois

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Tuesday, June 23, 2020 4:00 pm
The Petersen Classic in 2016. Photo by Jeff Richgels.
Note: This story originally posted Dec. 5, 2019.  Update June 23, 2020: The Petersen Classic is on for 2020 starting on Friday, albeit with numerous restrictions to comply with Illinois’ strict limit on bowling centers announced this week of 50 people or 50% capacity, whichever is less. Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced the limit this week as Illinois emerges from its COVID-19 pandemic restrictions. Illinois bowling proprietors were blindsided by the limits because they thought they...