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Steve Johnson the executive director of pulling for writers association of America is -- from Dallas.
I don't how many people even announce the signing on world that I am unlike.
I did it I have a good time bowling is bowling coming back or is it just is it does not usually mean do in the closet.
And -- -- never left the thanks so it -- always really hot right now but it -- the biggest growth we've had we've had her mom's.
And that fear that the 24 to 34 year old women that are coming bowling because you know it's a lot of fun.
What I do you know actually that there aren't a lot of you say moms -- like there are girls night out bowling events going on all over the place racing you're actually seeing an increase.
In female bowlers aren't you.
We are every 50% of our of our base our female -- but they'll people don't realize or 71 million people in the US that bowl every year.
And it's it's huge and it's and growing we -- about 4% last year.
And dive in and we're bringing the kids in over the number one destination now for his birthday parties over ten million kids a year.
Come into the -- -- -- the moms come in what do -- realize.
It's a lot of fun it's a safe place it's good exercise.
And it's a great way to get away from whatever you're doing -- in the day and going someplace cool -- -- Ten million dollar.
Business isn't it these days wow that's a lot of money for bowling.
It is 710 -- it and I think more conservative on that.
But again it's growing but if you look at the new bowling centers that are opening.
These are mega senators.
Their entertainment center -- have fine dining great sports bars.
Laser tag -- their destinations of choice for entertainment so it's not just Boeing there's a lot of activities that go on at the bowling center.
We and we had the you know that their founder Abu Omar leans here -- -- here on sat in the and that it's like -- -- club quite frankly it's.
It's the bowling -- almost irrelevant.
But you're right I've been to multiple -- parties any time it -- the first place my kids want to go.
Is it just really want to sends out they want -- ball we've all often.
No one knows our real actual bowling ability -- because I would tell you -- -- with the bumpers because my little one but that being said we go all the game.
We think we know we're doing.
But it is even -- I feel like it's become hot again and maybe it's because I have children -- I feel like there's.
This news resurgence of it.
Yeah yeah and that's a great point there isn't any time you watch TV if it's not lady god guides the car -- Sheehan certainly athletes and and everybody seems to be bowling.
But there's no barriers entries so it's not like golf and you had a bad shot right you're off in the woods searching for the ball.
You throw a bad ball comes right back to you get to do it again and itself.
You know it's very easy and anybody from 1200 can do what that you don't have to have any great abilities to go -- -- ball.
But I can't tell you that there's some great athletes that are bowling -- we've got a big event coming up in Dallas Texas our US women's open 300 of the best women bowlers from all over the world are competing.
To get to the chance to ball in cowboy stadium here and about a week.
Now this -- really cool.
US open we're done I'm not cowboy stadium like the football stadium near enemy bowling -- -- stadium.
We are we have about 300 women are qualifying it'll be good narrowed down to five then we set up -- in cowboy stadium.
And -- bowling for a potential to win a million dollar purse.
But it it it becomes an event we've got the cowboy cheerleaders and Roger -- back -- We're trying to get Jerry Jones -- to roll out the first ball it's going to be on.
That it covered on television so it's it's gonna be a great events in really raise the level of bowling gate bridge showcase.
Women athletes at their best and bowling and -- they are great athletes that are out there doing that.
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