Chris Hester

About Chris Hester

Chris Hester is a lifelong competitive bowler from the Louisville, Kentucky area. He was a two-time All-American on the Morehead State University bowling team and he competes today in many of the top amateur events throughout the Midwest. Chris served as the Staff Manager for Ebonite International from 2012 until 2019, where he provided support to Ebonite's international amateur staff and collegiate programs.

The BTM Player Profile: Mike Wolfe


For this month's BTM Player Profile, I had the chance to sit down with Mike Wolfe. Mr. Wolfe joined the PBA Tour back in 2001 and has picked up five national titles during his career. Although he stepped back from active... [Read More]

The BTM Player Profile: Tommy Jones


Before the two-handed technique became the go-to style for the power players, Tommy Jones was the guy on the PBA Tour who would leave spectators in awe while watching what he could do with a bowling ball. The list of... [Read More]

The BTM Player Profile: Lynda Barnes


When people discuss who the best female bowler of all time is, Lynda Barnes is often part of the conversation. The USBC and World Bowling Writers International Bowling Hall of Fame member is a two-time USBC Queens champion, a 10-time... [Read More]

The BTM Player Profile: Diandra Asbaty

The BTM Player Profile: Diandra Asbaty

This week, I had the opportunity to sit down and talk with Diandra Asbaty. She is a 15-time Team USA member (1999 to 2013) with dozens of international medals to her credit, a two-time World Bowling Writers Female Player of... [Read More]

The BTM Player Profile: Matt Ogle

The BTM Player Profile: Matt Ogle

Louisville, Kentucky's Matt Ogle recently picked up his first PBA singles title when he defeated Sam Cooley to secure the PBA Shark Championship on April 19, 2023. His path to the PBA Tour was quite an adventure, with plenty of... [Read More]

Thoughts From the 2022 US Women’s Open

Player perspectives, analysis, and equipment selection

Thoughts From the 2022 US Women's Open

The amount of preparation that is required prior to an event like the US Women’s Open can easily get overlooked, as most preparation takes place well in advance of the telecast. But aside from the obvious on-lane and mental game... [Read More]

Professional Bowling’s International Influence

Life on the road with Dom Barrett, Jason Belmonte, and Daria Pajak

Professional Bowling's International Influence

This is quite an exciting time to be a professional bowling fan. Whether you're talking about the PBA or the PWBA, in the opinion of many experts, the talent has never been deeper, and it seemingly gets younger each season.... [Read More]