BUTBA 2016/17 Masters Report

BUTBA 2016/17 Masters The final event of the BUTBA season is the invitational masters event. It is run over three divisions (men’s scratch, ladies scratch and handicap) pitting the best of the students against the best graduates who played on tour in the current season. Unfortunately none of last year’s winners were able to defend … Read more

Featured Bowler – June

Laura Elliott What are you studying at university? Classical Literature and Civilisation High Game: 235 High Series: 600 How long have you been bowling? I have been bowling in official leagues since I was 6 but I’ve been bowling ever since I first started to walk. How did you start bowling? My dad was in a seniors league … Read more

Featured Bowler – May

Tom Chuter What did you study at university? Town Planning and Development at Nottingham Trent University What do you do as a day job? Property Manager High Game: 298 High Series: 787 How long have you been bowling? 14 years How did you start bowling? As a kid, I grew up in a deprived area that didn’t really offer much in … Read more

Featured Bowler – April

Abdullah Al-Tamimi What are you studying at university? PhD in Bio-Technology High Game: 290 High Series: 730 How long have you been bowling? I have been bowling in leagues and tournaments since 2008. How did you start bowling? Ever since I was 8 years old, I’ve been bowling with my family and I loved the whole atmosphere that the game … Read more

Birmingham Baker Doubles Report

Nottingham Dominate at Birmingham Baker Doubles The fifth ranking stop of the 16/17 season was hosted by the University of Birmingham at Nuneaton. A staple tournament on the BUTBA tour incorporating baker games into the qualifying, with mixed student and ex-student teams allowed. The day saw 8 teams enter, three from Nottingham, two from Birmingham … Read more

Featured Bowler – March

Tom Hutchinson (Hutch) What did you study at university? Nuclear Engineering What do you do as a day job? Test Engineer High Game: Not sure, I think 248? High Series: No idea, I never keep track of it. How long have you been bowling? Since about September 2014. How did you start bowling? My mate had been bugging me to go … Read more

BUTBA Student and Ex-Student Championships Report

BUTBA/BTBA Scotch Doubles – 25 February 2017 On Saturday 25th February, 27 students and 15 ex-students made the trip to MFA Nottingham to contest the annual Championships. By the end of the day four teams and six individuals would be claiming victory in both scratch and handicap divisions. All teams would play games in singles, doubles … Read more