Brunswick Signs Ronnie Russell

Brunswick Bowling & Billiards announced today that professional bowler, Ronnie Russell, has joined its Pro Staff.

Russell, a right-handed bowler who has six career Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) 300 games, is a native of Indianapolis. The 30-year-old joined the PBA in 2003.

Among his accomplishments, Russell had three top-ten finishes during the 2008-2009 season of the PBA Tour, including a runner-up finish in the Etonic Marathon Open in Indianapolis. Russell also cashed in 16 of 19 events and made match play nine times. In college, he bowled on the Vincennes (Ind.) University team where he was a first team All American in 2002 and 2003. Additionally, Russell has three PBA regional titles.

“This is great opportunity with the best bowling manufacturer in the world,” said Russell. “I am proud to call myself Brunswick Pro Staff. I am ready to take my career to the next level with Brunswick bowling.”

“Brunswick is excited to welcome Ronnie to our Pro Staff,” said Nick Stickler, vice president Consumer and Aftermarket products. “Ronnie is a great athlete with a passion for the sport, and we look forward to supporting his growth as a professional bowler.”

Russell joins an elite team of bowlers representing Brunswick on the PBA Tour: Parker Bohn III, Sean Rash, Brad Angelo, and most recently, PBA World Champion, Tom Smallwood.