Bowling lanes can be made of wood, wood with overlays or synthetic material. All lanes require oil to be applied to a portion of the lane to protect the lane surface from the friction of the bowling ball.
The arrow zone is a section on the lane with arrows to aid bowlers in rolling the ball over a specific spot on the lane. They are approximately fifteen feet from the foul line. It is called the arrow zone because they are staggered on the the lane. Many of today’s modern […]
Some lanes have markings farther down the lane called range finders. Not all lanes have these markings, because it depends on the type of lane and the manufacturer of the lane. Lanes are either made out of wood or a synthetic material. All modern lanes today are synthetic. They are […]
The indicator dots are located between the foul line and the arrow zone. They are placed on the lane to help bowlers play angles. What is an Angle? Angles are when the ball is released over one board at the foul line and a different board at the arrow zone. For example […]