was voted the Professional Bowlers Association (PBA) and
Bowling Writers Association “Player
of the Year” in 1987, and elected to the PBA Hall
of Fame in 1990. He was the first professional bowler to
top $1.5 million dollars in career prize earnings and ranks
seventh all-time with 22 major PBA championships. His career
prize earnings total $1,695,890. Holman was just a 19-year
old in 1974 when he won his first PBA title. He captured
the United States Open Tournament twice, 1981 & 1985.
In 1976 and again in 1986, Holman won the Brunswick World
Tournament of Champions. In 1982, 1984 and 1987 he led
the PBA Tour in average.