The champion pocketed AUS$15,000 (approx. US$15,520) while Parkin settled for AUS$7,500. Pilkington and Putney took home AUS$3,000 each for finishing third and fourth positions respectively.
Asbaty missed the top 3 cut for the grand finals by finihing fifth with 251 WBT ranking points for the victory. Parkin extended her lead to 369 points while her compatriots, Kelly Kulick and Liz Johnson finished second and third with 344 and 295 points.
The AMF Australian Masters 2012 was the 12th and final stop of the PBA-WTBA World Bowling Tour. The World Bowling Tour is made up of various events around the world and players earn points based on how they finish in each event. The top three men and top three women are invited to compete in the World Bowling Tour Finals presented by the Professional Bowlers Association.
The World Bowling Tour Finals will feature a total prize fund of $70,000. The top three men and top three women will bowl a stepladder finals format in their respective divisions. The prize money for each division is the same, with the winner taking $20,000, second place earning $10,000 and third place winning $5,000.
The World Tenpin Bowling Association, which is made up of 115 bowling federations, governs the sport throughout the world. For more information on WTBA and the World Bowling Tour, visit www.worldtenpinbowling.com.
Photos courtesy of Tenpin Bowling Australia Ltd.