With the PBA Tour out of season, you may be noticing a lot of news from the PBA documenting winners on the PBA Regional Tour all over the country. Many of these names are recognizable, too (for instance, Chris Barnes just won an event over the weekend).
So, what is the PBA Regional Tour? Is it the same as the PBA Tour? And if not, why is Chris Barnes participating?
Here's an article on what exactly the Regional Tour is, why it exists and how you can join: The PBA Regional Tour.