Walter ray Williams Jr. is an American professional bowler and competitive horseshoes pitcher. He currently holds the record for all-time standard PBA Tour career titles and total PBA earnings (over $4.9 million through 2019). He is a seven-time PBA Player of the Year, and won at least one PBA Tour title in 17 consecutive seasons (1993 through 2009-10); both of these feats are also PBA records. He starred in the ten-pin bowling sports documentary A League of Ordinary Gentlemen. He is currently active on both the PBA Tour and the PBA50 Tour (formerly PBA Senior Tour). He is a three-time PBA50 Tour Player of the Year and has won 14 titles (three majors) on that Tour. This ties Williams with John Handegard for the most career PBA50 titles, making him the all-time titles leader on both the PBA and PBA50 Tours. He has rolled 110 career perfect 300 games in PBA competition.


On December 18, 2016, Williams became the first player in history to reach 100 total PBA titles (combined PBA Tour, PBA Regional Tour, PBA50 Tour, PBA50 Regional Tour). The total is now 118 through November 15, 2020. Williams is also a nine-time world champion in the game of horseshoes junior titles and 6 men's titles).

Walter Ray Williams Jr.