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Chris Barnes finally beats Tom Hess in a title match, taking the 2022 PBA50 Granville Financial Open

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Wednesday, May 4, 2022 8:30 pm
Chris Barnes after winning the 2022 PBA50 Granville Financial Open. Photo by PBA.
In a reversal of how the 2021 PBA50 Tour ended, Hall of Famer Chris Barnes beat Tom Hess 238-218 to win the 2022 PBA50 Granville Financial Open at Sandhills Bowling Center in Aberdeen, N.C. on Wednesday night. To close the 2021 PBA50 Tour season, Hess beat Barnes in consecutive major tournament title matches in the Senior U.S. Open and USBC Senior Masters, giving him both PBA50 Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year. Hess earned the top seed at Sandhills on Wednesday, but it was clear that...