By Michael Cousins
Today, in our Get to know Your Pro segment, we will be interviewing BowlersMart Tampa’s Assistant Manager, Ryan Walsh. Ryan is a college student, a collegiate bowler, and an excellent pro shop technician. Stop into BowlersMart Tampa and get to know him better!
Birthplace: Staten Island NY
What age did you start bowling: 6
Who or what got you into bowling: Grandmother
Biggest bowling mentor/coach: Dave Olm
High Game: 300
How many 300s:1 Sanctioned (2 practice)
How old were you when you bowled your first 300? 20
What Ball: Iq Tour, Vandal, Diva Divine
How old were you when you bowled your first 800: Haven’t quite gotten there just yet.
Collegiate experience: USF Bowling team.
Degree: I am seeking a degree in Health Sciences
Favorite balls of all-time: Vandal, Diva Divine
Best bowling related memory: Watching a kid hit the gutter cap, bouncing the ball into the next lane over, and striking at club championships. It was the craziest think I have ever seen. You can find it on Youtube and Facebook.
Biggest accomplishment in bowling to date: 10th in the nation for club teams.
Future goals in bowling: Make it as a successful pro shop operator, and make the PBA
Pro shop experience: 3 Years at Bowlersmart Tampa (Veterans)