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Softer lane pattern ratios could mean scoring fireworks for 2021 PBA Players Championship

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Tuesday, January 12, 2021 8:00 am
Four of the five lane patterns that will be used in the 2021 PBA Players Championship that starts this weekend have softer ratios, which could provide some scoring fireworks. I use “could” because scoring pace is about more than just pattern ratios, with other factors including other parts of the pattern structure, lane topography and surface, type of oil, and, of course, how players play the patterns. The four 7-game qualifying rounds will be contested on Viper 36 and Bear 41 on...