Chris Barnes took home his second consecutive PBA Tour title Sunday, March 22, at the final round of the Go RVing Match Play Championship in Norwich, Conn., beating the PBA’s all-time money and title winner – and RVIA Spokesperson – Walter Ray Williams in a tight match (722-693). The series, called “the March Madness of the PBA,” aired live on ESPN Sunday and re-aired on ESPN Classic March 23.
This year marked Go RVing’s third year sponsoring the event featuring the sport’s top bowlers, and Go RVing signage appeared prominently in the lanes with Go RVing logos above the pins, in all visible TV pin sweeps, and on ESPN graphics. according to a news release. Go RVing ads have also appeared during PBA tournament play on ESPN networks and on www.pba.com since January. They will continue to run through the end of March.
Three members of “Team Go RVing” competed in the Go RVing tournament, including Williams Jr., Tony Reyes and Michael Machuga. The three team members wore Go RVing patches on their shirts and threw specially-made balls emblazoned with the Go RVing logo.