Bowling Legend Renovates South Side Venue
Rainbow Lanes was a south side staple, and locals worried about the new ownership can rest easy knowing that it’s in the hands of a professional. The 48-lane bowling center was recently relaunched as Wayne Webb’s Columbus Bowl, named after co-owner and Professional Bowlers Association Champion, Wayne Webb.
“Wayne is a PBA legend and Hall of Famer,” says his wife Elaine Webb, who also serves as Marketing Director at Wayne Webb’s Columbus Bowl. “He is ranked as the 18th greatest bowler of all time, capturing 20 career PBA titles including the Tournament of Champions.”
In April 2010, Webb partnered with bowling center proprietor Mike Irwin to purchase Rainbow Lanes on South High Street, located just five miles south of Downtown Columbus. The remainder of 2010 was spent working on a million-dollar renovation of the space.
“The new additions include brand new synthetic lanes and a scoring system with 42″ flat screen TVs,” said Elaine. “We have new bowling pins, an internet jukebox and a new full service restaurant and bar.”
Open bowl pricing varies from $3 to $4.50 per game, depending upon the time of day and day of the week, and shoe rentals are $2.75 per person. Additional deals and special events offer unlimited bowling timeframes and group discounts.
Wayne Webb’s Columbus BowlÃ¢â‚¬Å½ is located at 3224 South High Street. More information can be found online at www.BowlColumbus.com.