MANILA, Philippines–Bowler Merwin Tan ended the drought that took more than a decade to endure when the Philippines bagged a gold medal in the recent Southeast Asian Games.
Showing beyond doubt it wasn’t a one-shot deal, Tan added another triumphant mint with Christian Dychangco, Ivan Malig and Patrick Nuqui in the men’s team event during the Hanoi, Vietnam meet.
Newly elected Philippine Bowling Federation president Olivia “Bong’’ Coo could smell a resurgence with these victories, but it can be short-lived without a training facility the national bowlers can call their own.
“It’s really necessary for us to have our own training center. Aspiring players need to play as many games as they can for them to get better,’’…