In a championship match between two players from Texas, Mike Fagan defeated Wes Malott to win the Professional Bowlers Association World Championship at the South Point Bowling Plaza for his fifth PBA Tour title.
Mike ‘King of Swing’ Fagan, who qualified second for the stepladder finals, defeated top qualifier Malott, 252-212, in the title match to also record his second major title after winning the United States Bowling Congress Masters in 2012.
As the third major and final tournament of the season, the World Championship (called the PBA National Championship from 1960-2001), has distinguished itself as one of the premier showcases for the world’s best bowling talent.
About Mike Fagan:
Known in the bowling world for his smooth style and high backswing, Mike appeared on Discovery Channel’s “Time Warp” & Spike TV’s “The Playbook”
Originally from Greenlawn, NY, Mike attended St. John’s University where he was a 3x All American. A 4x member of Team USA, Mike currently has 5 PBA Championships. He’s also a 5x champion on the European Tour.
2012 was a breakout year for Mike when he won his first Major – the USBC Masters. That year he was selected as the International Bowling Media Association Bowler of the Year and nominated for the ESPY Award for Best Bowler. 2012 also included his televised 300-game at the TTBA World Bowling Tour Open in Bangkok, Thailand.
Traveling the globe, Mike has competed in 27 countries and won in 7 different countries…and counting. He was also a 2013 World Games Gold Medalist. The King of Swing is proud to launch his original apparel line with Athlete Originals sharing it with bowling fans around the world.
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