2018 PBA Fall Swing Wolf Open Stepladder Finals features Andrew Anderson, Richie Teece, Kris Prather, E.J. Tackette and Stuart William hosted at The Lanes at Coffee Creek in Owasso in suburban Tulsa, Okla.
The Lanes at Coffee Creek in Owasso in suburban Tulsa, Okla., will host the 2018 revival of the Professional Bowlers Association Fall Swing Oct. 14-20. The multi-event tournament package, open to a field of 120 PBA members only.
After the combined 24-game qualifying totals from the Wolf and Bear events, Prather leads the field of 18 players who advanced to Tulsa Open match play with a 5,476 24-game pinfall total (228 average). All five Bear Open finalists made the cut to match play with Anderson finishing qualifying in second with 5,470, followed by Tackett in third with 5,457 and Williams fourth with 5,419. Teece advanced by finishing in 11th with 5,223.
Wolf Open winner Anthony Simonsen earned the 18th and final qualifying position with a 5,172 pinfall.
The first of two six-game round robin match play rounds begins Friday at 9 a.m. CT with the second round at 2:30 p.m. The final match play round gets underway Saturday morning 9 a.m. which will determine the top five players for the Tulsa Open stepladder finals at 12:30 p.m.
The 18 players who advanced to match play and the five who advance to the stepladder finals will have the added challenge of bowling on the Bear 39-foot lane condition on the left lane and the Wolf 33-foot lane condition on the right lane in each match.