Dominic Barrett

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Barrett in 2011

Dominic Barrett (often called Dom Barrett) (born 30 July 1985, Cambridge, England)[citation needed] is one of England's leading ten-pin bowlers. He competes in world events and on the PBA Tour in North America. He finished sixth at the 2006 AMF World Cup in both the finals and the combined rankings, and in 2013 became a PBA World Champion. He is nicknamed "The Dominator".[1]

Perfect Games[edit]

Barrett has to date bowled 49 perfect 300 games in professional competition.

Achievements[edit]

2008[edit]

Barrett has several European Bowling Tour (EBT) titles to his name, and was the EBT ranking runner-up in 2008.

2009[edit]

In the first stage of the World Tenpin Masters, Barrett won 2–0 against Guy Caminsky from South Africa. In the second stage of the tournament, Barrett won 2–0 against Paeng Nepomuceno from the Philippines. In the third stage, he defeated Finnish bowler Osku Palermaa 2–0. He then beat Chris Barnes in the semifinals with a two-game score of 490. In the end, Barrett won the World Tenpin Masters at the Barnsley Metrodome with a 505 over two games, beating his opponent Jason Belmonte of Australia. Barrett would also win the Weber Cup with Team Europe this year.

2011[edit]

Barrett competing in 2011

On November 19, 2011, in his American television debut (broadcast February 19, 2012), Barrett defeated Sean Rash of Montgomery, IL, 247–204, to win the Professional Bowlers Association Scorpion Open at the South Point Casino and Hotel in Las Vegas. This was his first PBA Tour title.

2013[edit]

Barrett won the Weber Cup XIV with Team Europe teammates Mika Koivuniemi, Martin Larsen and Stuart Williams. He captured the 2013 PBA World Championship for his second PBA Tour title and first PBA major.[2] He then won the 2013 Qatar Open in Doha, Qatar, which qualified as his third PBA title in addition to a World Bowling Tour title.

2014[edit]

Barrett successfully defended his 2013 Qatar Open championship by winning the event again on 27 November 2014. He defeated Stuart Williams 395–388 over the two-game final in an all-England title match. This was his fourth PBA title.[3]

2015[edit]

Barrett finished runner-up at the 2015 Bowlmor AMF U.S. Open, defeating three opponents in the stepladder final before losing to Ryan Ciminelli in the final match, 236–223.[4] In December, 2015, Barrett was the #1 seed for the PBA World Bowling Tour Men's Finals, held in Reno, NV, and defeated Mike Fagan in the final match. The three finalists for this non-title event were chosen and seeded based on a rolling points list of PBA International-World Bowling Tour tournaments held over the previous two years.[5]

2017[edit]

Barrett won the Brunswick Euro Challenge on 26 March 2017, defeating Thailand's Jojoe Yannaphon in the final match to win the 12,500 first prize and his fifth PBA title.[6] As one of the top eight PBA Tour money leaders from the start of the 2015 season through the 2017 USBC Masters, Barrett was invited to participate in the inaugural Main Event PBA Tour Finals in May, 2017. He placed seventh in the event.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 4th Oltremare Championships Columbia 300 Open - Dom Barrett Wins His First EBT Event Gall, Dominic on 18 November 2007, retrieved 3 July 2014.
  2. ^ England’s Dom Barrett Wins PBA World Championship Vint, Bill at pba.com on 29 December 2013.
  3. ^ Dom Barrett Repeats as Qatar Open Champion, Defeats Stuart Williams in All-England Title Match Vint, Bill at pba.com on 27 November 2014.
  4. ^ Schneider, Jerry (November 8, 2015). "Ryan Ciminelli Wins U.S. Open for First Major Title". Retrieved November 9, 2015. 
  5. ^ Schneider, Jerry (February 22, 2016). "Dom Barrett, Danielle McEwan Win World Bowling Tour Finals Championships". pba.com. Retrieved February 22, 2016. 
  6. ^ Vint, Bill (March 26, 2017). "England's Dom Barrett Ends Three-Year Title Slump, Wins Brunswick Euro Challenge for Fifth PBA Title". pba.com. Retrieved March 27, 2017. 
  7. ^ Vint, Bill (June 27, 2017). "Indiana's EJ Tackett Wins Inaugural Main Event PBA Tour Finals for Third 2017 Title". Retrieved July 5, 2017. 

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