Patrick Allen

USA Bowling

Patrick ALlen

 

Throws: Left
Family status: Single
Notable: Nicknamed "P.A." ... Recently moved from Tarrytown, N.Y., to Wesley Chapel, Fla. ... Enjoys golfing in his spare time... Lists Walter Ray Williams Jr. as his toughest opponent ... Favorites include New York style pizza (food), mint chocolate chip (ice cream) and The Shawshank Redemption (movie) ... Has superstitions but will not share them with anyone

Years on Team USA (1): 2008

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

Professional

Standard Titles (9): 2001-02 - Taylor, Mich.; 2003-04 - Springfield, Pa.; 2004-05 - Dallas, Texas; Birmingham, Ala.; 2005-06 - Mechanicsburg, Pa.; Wyoming, Mich.; 2006-07 - Reno, Nev.; Council Bluffs, Iowa; 2007-08 - Baltimore, Md.
Major Titles (1): 2005 Denny's World Championship, Ypsilanti, Mich.

- Finished in the top five in all four majors in 2004-05, the first bowler in history to accomplish the feat since the USBC Masters became an official Tour event in 1998
- His $350,740 in earnings in 2004-05 stands as the second-highest single-season earnings in Tour history
- Is one of 76 players who won their first title during their first TV appearance, with his win coming in the 2001 Greater Detroit Open
- Owns 17 PBA Regional Tour titles and more than $100,000 in regional winnings...
- Became the PBA's 36th millionaire in 2007, finishing 10th in a PBA Regional Tour event to put him over the mark
- Made four TV finals in 2006-07, marking the fourth consecutive season that Allen has made at least four TV appearances
- Ranked ninth on Tour in 2006-07 with a 222.73 average
- Eclipsed six digits in earnings for a fourth straight season with $107,660 in 2006-07
- Single elimination match play average of 233.49 ranked fourth on Tour in 2006-07

AWARDS

- 2005 and 2007 Bowling Writers Association of America Male Player of the Year
- 2004-05 and 2005-06 Bowlers Journal International All-America team
- 2004-05 PBA Player of the Year
- 2004-05 Harry Smith Point Leader Award