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Jeff Nimke looks to burnish Hall of Fame resume after firing 796 to take singles lead at 2022 USBC Open Championships

JEFF RICHGELS | Posted: Saturday, May 14, 2022 11:00 pm
Jeff Nimke took the singles lead at the 2022 USBC Open Championships with 796 on Saturday. Photo by USBC.
Jeff Nimke’s resume arguably already was USBC Hall of Fame worthy before the 2022 USBC Open Championships, but adding a third Eagle should make him a lock. Nimke won the 1993 all-events Eagle with 2,254 on 701 in team, 779 in doubles and 774 in singles for a record that stood until Stephen Hardy blasted 2,279 (799-720-760) in 2002. Our team bowled on the same squads as Nimke’s team in 1993, and that minors squad was incredible, as I totaled 1,492 for the six games and was fourth,...