Tenpin Bowling Australia congratulates Jason Belmonte for winning this morning’s 2023 PBA Tournament of Champions in Ohio.
Completing an astonishing comeback, Belmonte’s victory has delivered career title number 31 and the 15th major of his stellar career. The victory is also his fourth title at the prestigious Tournament of Champions event and has cemented Belmonte firmly in the PBA history books as one of the greatest ever.
From 58th position at the end of round one, to champion at the end of the seven-day tournament, Jason Belmonte defeated top seed EJ Tackett to claim his fourth career Tournament of Champions title – surpassing Mike Durbin and Jason Couch for the most ever.
“What an incredible result for Jason and the sport in Australia,” said TBA CEO Rohan O’Neill. “The never give up or die attitude Jason is famous for was on full display at this event, and we couldn’t be happier for him,”.
The record-setting fourth TOC title is being touted as the greatest comeback of his 15-year career after surviving six consecutive matches on TV. The victory extends his record of the most majors in a PBA history, now with 15 majors and 31 career PBA titles for the 39-year-old from Orange, New South Wales.
“This will be one that I will remember,” Belmonte told PBA media following the win. “At any other event moving forward when I have a slow start, I can call on this event as a reminder: Wherever you are on the leaderboard, that doesn’t matter anymore”.
Read more about the victory by clicking the recap provided by PBA media below:
Written by Nolan Hughes, PBA.
PBA TOURNAMENT OF CHAMPIONS FINALS HIGHLIGHTS – PBA ON FOX
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Photos courtesy of PBA Media.