Tenpin Bowling Australia (TBA) is excited to announce that Ann-Maree Putney will be inducted as the 33rd member of its illustrious Hall of Fame.
A glittering career that span 34 years, Putney, represented Australia for 23 years collecting an astonishing 29 medals in international events including World, Asian and Commonwealth Championships on her way to being nominated for the Hall of Fame. Major achievements in Ann Maree’s career include winning the QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup in 2007 in Russia along with the coveted Masters Gold Medal at 1999 World Championships in UAE.
Established in 1984, the Hall of Fame comprises of 32 members that represent the highest mark of achievement in the sport.
Nominated by the TBA Hall of Fame committee for her outstanding accomplishments in the sport of tenpin bowling, Putney will be inducted during this year’s Australian Adult Championships at Zone Bowling Rooty Hill, NSW. The ceremony will take place during the Walter Rachuig Trophy Tournament presentation dinner, a tournament that Putney showcased her talent at with 21 years of participation.
The Walter Rachuig and Hall of Fame presentation dinner is scheduled for Saturday the 26th October at the Tivoli Showroom – Rooty Hill RSL/West HQ.
Supporter dinner tickets are now available and can be found at by clicking here. Tickets will be available until Saturday the 19th October or until sold out.
Ann Maree Putney Achievements
- 2013 Adult Combined World Championships – BRONZE Medal Women’s Doubles
- 2009 Women’s World Bowling Championships, USA – SILVER Medal Doubles
- 2007 Women’s World Bowling Championships, Mexico – SILVER Medal Singles
- 2007 Women’s World Bowling Championships, Mexico – BRONZE Medal All Events
- 2004 Asian Tenpin Championships Silver Medal Doubles & Silver Medal Masters
- 2003 World Team Challenge, Denmark
- 2000 FIQ Team Asian Zone, Qatar – GOLD Doubles & BRONZE Masters
- 1999 World FIQ Tenpin Masters Champion, UAE
- 1998 Asian Tenpin Bowling Championship, Taiwan SILVER Teams
- 1994 Asian Tenpin Bowling Championship, Guam – SILVER Teams
- 1991 Asian Youth Tenpin Bowling Championship, Guam – GOLD Teams
Commonwealth Championships Results
- 2013 IV Commonwealth Championships – GOLD Medal Mixed Doubles
- 2013 IV Commonwealth Championships – BRONZE Medal Women’s Doubles
- 2006 III Commonwealth Championships – GOLD Singles, SILVER Mixed Doubles,
Mixed Teams, BRONZE Doubles & SILVER Masters
- 2005 II Commonwealth Championships – GOLD Singles & BRONZE Doubles,
Mixed Teams & BRONZE Masters
- 2002 I Commonwealth Championships – GOLD, 3x SILVER & 2x BRONZE
QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup Results
- 2008 Runner Up QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup, Hermosillo Mexico
- 2007 Champion QubicaAMF Bowling World Cup, St Petersburg Russia
- 2008 Melbourne International Tenpin Cup
- 2005 & 2008 K&K Classic
- 2004, 2005 & 2009 Queensland Ladies Cup
- 2002, 2007, 2011 & 2013 NSW Open
- 2000, 2001, 2007 & 2008 South Pacific Champion
- 1999, 2004 & 2007 Adelaide Women’s Cup
- 1994 & 2008 Australian Masters
- 1994, 1998, 1999, 2001, 2007, 2011, 2012 Vic 150
- 2008 Induction to the World Bowling Writers Hall of Fame
Australian Team Representative Honours
- 1991-2014 Australian Team Member Every Year
Achievements for the sport of tenpin bowling
- 1989-2009 Australian Tenpin Bowling “All Stars” Team Member
- Rachuig Team member for 21 years and Team captain
- Prime Minister of Australia – “Letter of Congratulations”
- 3x New South Wales Government – “Certificate of Recognition”
- 4x Channel 10 Television – “Outstanding Contribution to Sport”