Lynda Barnes
Lynda Barnes    
Career Wins


Events Cashes Average CRA Points Ranking


Professional titles

Major (1):
1998 USBC Queens, Quad Cities, Iowa/Ill.

PWBA (1): 1999 Track KO Punch Doubles, Las Vegas (with Kim Terrell-Kearney)



Non-PWBA major titles

Major (1): 2008 USBC Queens, Taylor, Mich.

Team USA

Years on Team USA (12):
1989-92, 1996-98, 2005-09

- One gold medal (team), one silver (trios) and one bronze (singles) at 2008 Pan American Bowling Confederation Women’s Championships
- Two silver medals (team, trios) and one bronze (doubles) at 2007 Women’s World Championships
- 2005 QubicaAMF World Cup champion
- Two silver medals (team, all-events) and two bronze (Masters, doubles) at 2005 Women’s World Championships
- Three gold medals (team, all-events, doubles), one silver (singles) and one bronze (Masters) at 2005 American Zone Championships
- Two gold medals (team, Masters) and one bronze (trios) at 1997 American Zone Championships
- Silver medal at 1996 World Tenpin Team Cup
- Five gold medals (singles, doubles, team, all-events, national all-events) at 1996 Tournament of the Americas
- Two gold medals and one silver at 1989 World Youth Championships
- Gold (team), silver (Masters) and two bronze medals (doubles, trios) at 1989 American Zone Championships
- Gold medal (team) at 1991 Pan American Games
- Silver (singles) and bronze medal (trios) at 1991 World Championships


- Seven-time USBC Women’s Championships titlist (1998 Classic Doubles, 2004 Classic Doubles, 2006 Classic Team, 2009 Classic Team, 2014 Diamond Team, 2014 Diamond All-Events, 2015 Diamond Doubles)
- 2008 Bowling’s Clash of Champions winner
- 1995, 2005 and 2007 Team USA Trials winner
- 1997 British Open winner
- Gold medal at 1997 United Arab Emirates Invitational
- Gold medal at 1997 Africa Cup
- 1989 Association of College Unions International winner


- Inducted into the USBC Hall of Fame in 2013
- Inducted into the World Bowling Writers Hall of Fame in January 2007
- 2005 World Bowling Writers Female Player of the Year
- 1991, 1998 and 2005 IBMA Amateur of the Year
- 1998 USOC Athlete of the Year for Bowling
- Four-time NCBCA All-American (San Jose State)
- 1989-90 NCBCA Most Valuable Player (San Jose State)
- 1989 and 1990 IBMA Player of the Year (San Jose State)
- 1989 Alberta E. Crowe Star of Tomorrow