1991 – Meritorious Service
Fred Borden is enjoying a highly successful bowling career from accomplishments on the lanes, and as a National and International Instructor and Promoter of the game of bowling.
He has worked with WIBC and ABC on the local and national levels and has produced books such as; Beyond the Beginner for YABA, Book Knowledge is the Key, and Bowling 10 Keys to Success. Fred wrote and developed 4 videos for ABC — Bowling, the Special Sport. He wrote a teaching portion of Bowling world and appeared on ESPN television.
For the integers of the bowling family, plus Brunswick and Columbia, Fred Borden has given seminars in 40 of the 50 states, Europe, Australia and Japan.
He currently is in his second year as Coach of the USA Team that represented America in the prestigious FIQ Tournament.
Fred is the leader of the US Tenpin Bowling Federation Bronze level Coach Instructor Program. The goal is to develop Instructor Coaches around the nation.
Fred had his best average of 221 in 1988. He had four 300 games and a series of 804 in 1965. A Hi-Lite is his 300 game rolled in the ABC Tournament in Reno in 1990.
Fred has won numerous titles with several being; Petersen Classic Doubles 1968, State Team match game in 1970 and Beacon Journal Classic 1967. He also placed third in the team and fifth in the all-events of the ABC Tournament at Knoxville in 1972.