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Would winning the 2022 USBC Masters on Sunday make Norm Duke bowling's GOAT?

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Saturday, April 2, 2022 11:00 pm
The stepladder finalists for the 2022 USBC Masters, left to right and in order from first to fifth: Norm Duke, Anthony Simonsen, Brad Miller, A.J. Johnson and Shawn Maldonado. Photo by USBC.
Staking GOAT status on a single game of bowling seems utterly absurd. But reasonable people might do that with Sunday’s title match of the 2022 USBC Masters at the Gold Coast in Las Vegas. In what he says might be his final game in a PBA Tour event, 58-year-old Norm Duke could become the oldest champion in PBA Tour history with his 41st title and eighth major, while giving him PBA Tour titles in five decades. He already is the youngest ever to win a PBA Tour title at 18 in 1983. Duke...