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Q: What is the distance of the approach to the foul line in bowling?
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What line is the foul line in bowling?

It is the line where the approach meets the lane.


What separates the approach from the alley in bowling?

Foul line


What is the distance of a bowling approach?

An approach must be 15 feet from the foul line back. There may be a 1/4 inch allowance.


What is the distance from the foul line to the pindeck in bowling?

60 feet


How far is Foul line in bowling?

The approach area is 15 feet long from beginning to foul line. From foul line to the head pin (#1 pin) is 60 feet.


What is the distance from the foul line to the first pin on the bowling lane?

On a USBC regulation lane it's Sixty feet (60') +/- 1/2" from the foul line to the center of pin spot. The foul line is 3/8" to 1" wide and the approach is 15' minimum.


What is it called when you go past the foul line in bowling?

When you go past the foul line in bowling, it is called a foul.


What is the foot of the lane in bowling?

The area from the foul line back to end of the lane is called the "approach".


What is the name of the starting line in a bowling lane?

There is not a starting line in bowling. There is a foul line at the start of the lane where the ball travels. Prior to that is the approach where you walk and deliver the ball.


What is a bowling approach?

a bowling approach is the steps a person takes before actually throwing the ball. the approach is also the area that starts at the end of the ball return up to the foul line.


Describe what a foul is in bowling?

A foul occurs when I bowler crosses the foul line. The foul line is a black line that is found at the end of the approach just prior to reaching the lane (where the oil is). If you cross this line, then you receive a miss or "0" for that shot.


What is the part or the lane that begins back of the ball return area to the foul line in a bowling area?

This area is called the approach. It is 15 feel from the foul line back with an allowance of 1/4 inch. This is where the bowler starts their "approach" to release the bowling ball.

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