The PBA Tour moves across the Pacific for its traditional stop in Japan when ESPN airs the finals of the 27th Round1 Japan Cup from Tokyo’s Minami Suna Round1 Bowling Center Sunday, Jan. 12 at 1 p.m. ET.
Sunday’s telecast will feature a U.S.-dominated finals in both the men’s and women’s divisions and the return of the revolutionary blue oil lane conditioner that was used in the WSOB animal pattern finals telecasts.
The 2012-13 Chris Schenkel PBA Player of the Year winner will be announced live on PBA’s exclusive online bowling channel, Xtra Frame, on Friday, Jan. 17, at 5 p.m. ET.