York Dispatch Bowler of Week: Red Lion's Paul Wolfram

  • Red Lion's Paul Wolfram recently rolled an 836 series at Suburban Bowlerama.
  • Wolfram started bowling when he was 8 years old in East Hampton, New York.
  • Parker Bohn is one of the bowlers he's learned the most from.

Bowler: Paul Wolfram, 40, of Red Lion. 

Paul Wolfram

Latest bowling accomplishment: Rolled an 836 series at Suburban Bowlerama.

I started bowling: When I was 8 years old in East Hampton, N.Y.

Bowlers I have learned the most from: Parker Bohn III and other professional bowlers I watched on television.

Part of my game I’m working on improving: Maintaining a consistent ball speed.

Best bowling advice I ever received: Don’t miss spares.

Most memorable bowling moment: My first 300 game.

Most difficult part about bowling is: Bowling on sport shot lane conditions.

Most non-bowlers don’t realize: How difficult it is to be consistent.

Advice I would give someone just starting to bowl: Get your own ball and get it fitted properly.

Future goal: Roll more 800 series.  I got my first 800 series last year.

Note: Hanover Bowling Centre plays host to the Pennsylvania Adult-Youth Tournament, May 6 and 7. There are four divisions: adult/teen (13 to 20), adult/youth (12 and younger), parent/teen (13 to 20) and parent/youth (12 and younger). The squad times are 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday and noon and 3 p.m. Sunday. The entry fee is $40 per team. You must register online by April 21 at

Bowler of the Week is submitted by the York County Bowling Proprietors Association.