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Glenn A. Callaway is a native Washingtonian who was educated in the D.C. Public School System. He started bowling at age 15 in 1968 under the guidance of future WDCAWBA Hall of Famer Martha Burton, who was a leader of the junior league at Bowl America Glassmanor. As his bowling skills increased, he broadened his base and bowled in a variety of leagues in many centers across Maryland and Virginia. He also participated in the TNBA Travel League, visiting many houses up and down the east coast.
His bowling career has introduced him to many close friends and long-lasting relationships, including that of Linda, his wife of 21 years.
Some of his bowling achievements include:
- 1980 BOWL Magazine Tournament Mixed Doubles champion with Katie Johnson.
- 1985-1986 NCABA Top 10 Ranking, 203.13 average.
- Greater Washington Bowling Senate Hall of Fame, 1992.
- 1996 Bill Rhodman Tournament champion; finalist five times.
- 1997 Christmas Classic champion, Woodbridge, Va.
- 1997 All Star Scratch Shootout champion.
- 40 & Over Tournament champion.
- Bowled 21 300 games, including one each year from 1985 to 2003—and one in the dark during a “Battle of the Sexes” tournament at Bowl America Silver Hill.
- High average: 222.
- Six 800 series, including an 812 and 823 on successive evenings at Parkland and Marlow Heights.
- An untold number of 700 series.
Glenn A. Callaway’s sterling credentials merit him an honored place in the NCABA Hall of Fame.