Carolyn started bowling at age 6 in Linden, New Jersey and progressed through the bowling ranks where she eventually was a collegiate stand-out at West Texas A&M University. Caroyln is a USBC Hall of Fame Inductee (2008).
From there her bowling career continued to grow as she turned pro joining the PWBA Tour. Later down the line, she married PBA Hall of Famer Del Ballard and the nickname “CDB” was born.
Carolyn and Del have one daughter, Alyssa, who keeps them on their toes. Besides bowling on the PWBA and PBA50 Tours, she is also the Pro Staff Manager for Turbo 2-N-1 Grips.
Carolyn Dorin-Ballard is the first-ever female to bowl a 300 game in PBA competition. Named Bowlers Journal Female Bowler of the Decade for the 2000s.
|Home Town||Keller, TX|
|Career Titles||20 PWBA National|