For the 2019 PWBA Tour season, standard events featured 16 games of qualifying before the field was cut to the top 32 players. After eight additional games, another cut was made to the top 12, who bowled six more games.
The top four players after 30 games advanced to the stepladder finals and competed for the title.
The final three standard events – PWBA East Hartford, PWBA Louisville Open and PWBA Orlando Open – were elite-field events. The top 24 players on the 2019 PWBA Tour points list earned exemptions for these events.
These events featured a 32-player field, with remaining spots being filled through an on-site eight-game qualifier each week.
The format for the elite-field events included 16 games of qualifying before cutting to the top 12 advancers. Advancers bowled six additional games before the top five after 22 games advanced to the stepladder finals.
To learn more about the 2019 PWBA Oil Pattern scorecard, watch this video with PWBA Tour lane maintenance director Nick Hoagland. To view the scorecard, click here.