Gifts for bowlers aren’t too difficult to come by. There are a lot of different items available online and in specialty sports shops for ten-pin players, both amateur and professional. Bowling has been around since ancient times, but in 1952, when the first automatic pinsetter was screwed into place in a lucky bowling alley, the bowling bug hit the world. Currently, both traditional bowling and new Xtreme bowling are both popular with quite a following worldwide.
Bowling Books by Walt Steinsiek are clever gifts that any bowler would enjoy. One such collection titled “The Art of Bowling” is one of the funniest cartoon books available with a bowling theme. Beginning in 1973 with a clever book entitled “Balls,” Walt has given the sport a humorous angle with his clever wit and distinct personality.
Chocolate Bowling Lollipops – For a humorous treat that’s both fun and delicious consider a chocolate bowling lolly from Chocolate Fantasies. For $1.95 each you can purchase a sweet bowling treat with either white chocolate pins with a milk chocolate bowling ball, or milk chocolate pins with a white chocolate ball. They come in a ribbon tied poly bag and are hand dipped. Pulakos carries a solid milk chocolate bowling ball and pin set. This treat would make a lovely stocking stuffer. Chocolates ala Carte carries four-inch chocolate bowling pins in dark or white chocolate. Of course, if you want to create your own edibles consider using a round cookie cutter and making fun holiday bowling ball sugar cookies.
Bowling Towel – Bowlers Paradise carries a full line of bowler’s towels. Whether your favorite bowler would prefer a storm logo towel or one featuring NASCAR, cartoon characters, or their personality, bowling towels make great gifts for bowlers. If your goal is humor as well as functionality, consider the top 10 Exxxcuses about bowling towel available on bowling.com. This whimsical gift displays a list of reasons for poor performance.
Cleaners and polishers Neo Tac Hook-lt are wonderful gifts for bowlers. These products remove oil, beltmarks, and dirt without damaging the original ball surface. Neo Tac Natural Ball Cleaner and Polish gets rid of oil, grime, and marks and is completely environmentally friendly, restoring tac to your ball. There is nothing chemical about it. No dye, no alcohol, no fragrance, no petroleum based solvents, and no ammonia. Renew it and Restore it make great gifts for die-hard bowlers who have a favorite ball that needs some love. All Neo Tac products would make excellent gifts in a bowler’s gift basket.
The “I’d Rather Be Bowling License Plate Frame” is available for just $7.99 from Bowler’s Paradise. This clever plate frame is black and says Bowler on the top of the frame and the clever bowling comment on the bottom. Any bowler would enjoy this whimsical message to display on a favorite auto.
Help your favorite bowler relieve stress from a rough game with a Bowling Pin Stress Reliever from Bowling Gift. This 5.5″ pin is made of durable polyurethane and at just under $3.00, it makes a great stocking stuffer. The pin is white with red stripes.
A Bowling.com gift certificate is a clever way to help your favorite bowler select exactly what they need this holiday season. Bowling.com carries a full line of bowling balls, equipment, shoes, and accessories. Whether your favorite bowler is a hobbyist or a pro, Bowling.com carries certified and fun items for everyone in a variety of brands and styles.
Pen and stationary from Bowling Concepts is a great way for bowlers to organize thoughts, jot down notes, and write thank-you’s for favorite team mates and leaguers. For just $7.50 with free shipping, you can get a set of two bowling pin cards with envelopes, a pen, and a keychain.
A personalized bowling ornament from bowling delights comes in thirteen designs and can be personalized with a sharpie. Choose from a rack of pins, shooting star, buy star, bowling bear, pins and stars, pins splash, shoes, female star with frame, male star with frame, pin with heart, shabby chic pin and ball, happy holidays sign with pins and ball, or oversized star with pins and ball.
A Bowling Mug from 3drose.com is a handcrafted high-gloss ceramic mug with a bowling themed imprint. For just $2, you can personalize your mug with high scores, names, team name, or message. The mug comes with a 30 Day money back guarantee if it has not been personalized.
The bowling tradition is one that has delighted bowlers and fans for centuries, and it is sure to remain one of the world’s favorite pastimes. Consider any of these delightful bowling themed gifts for a fantastic way to tell a bowler Happy Holidays!