Note: This story originally posted Aug. 18, 2021.
Update Sept. 24, 2021:
In his appearance Thursday on the Sweep the Rack podcast, USBC Executive Director Chad Murphy said the USBC/BPAA prize money boost for PWBA and PBA majors was tied to USBC’s deal to be part of the PBA’s contract with FOX Sports.
Both the USBC Masters and U.S. Open air on FOX Sports — specifically FS1 this year — as part of PBA’s contract.
And, said Murphy on the podcast, “That...