Featured Bowling Ball Reviews


900 Global Chemical X

The 900 Global Chemical X is the second ball we've reviewed in the new Tour Preferred series.  This ball uses a new lower differential core called Pod Symmetric. It is enclosed in a solid version of the S55 coverstock, used... [Read More]


Columbia 300 Urge

The Urge offers lots of firsts for Columbia 300. For starters, it is the first new ball in a new line and price point structure for Columbia 300. This ball lands in the new Orange Line performance category, which is... [Read More]

Ebonite Warrior

Ebonite Warrior

The Warrior is the newest high performance release from Ebonite. This ball joins the Honor and the Pivot Point as polished balls at this price point. The Warrior uses the new GB 13.3 Pearl coverstock, which is a different formulation... [Read More]

AM Pure Adrenaline

AMF Pure Adrenaline

The follow-up complement to the Pure for AMF this summer will be the Pure Adrenaline. This release uses the same symmetrical Combustion core shape from the Pure, but this version has slightly different densities that raise the RG and differential... [Read More]

Motiv Ascent Apex Pink/Green

Motiv Ascent Apex Pink/Green Pearl

The Ascent Apex Pink/Green Pearl is the second release from Motiv with the Ascent Apex name. Last summer produced the Mountain Blue color scheme, while this year's version offers a much brighter color combination. This ball again uses the Fusion... [Read More]

The BTM Archive – Featured Content

Speaking the Same Language

Speaking the Same Language

I’d like to thank all of you who send me emails. It is through them that I have a better understanding of what type of information interests the readers of BTM. The emails have also taught me there are many... [Read More]

Working Through a Slump

Working Through a Slump

Every bowler at every level goes through a slump now and then. A slump is not just having a bad night at the lanes or a bad tournament, but several bad nights or tournaments. It’s not unusual to hear a... [Read More]

Staying Lined Up – Part 1

Staying Lined Up - Part 1

Over the next several issues, I wanted to cover a topic near and dear to the hearts of many bowlers: staying lined up. I’ve seen many systems and strategies over the years to help bowlers get lined up before a... [Read More]

Tough Enough

Tough Enough

“When you’re playing against a stacked deck, compete even harder. Show the world how much you’ll fight for the winner’s circle. If you do, some day the cellophane will crackle off a fresh pack, one that belongs to you, and... [Read More]