Friday Five, January 5, 2023 – The season-opening champions in each of the past five PBA Tour seasons. The first championship of 2024, the PBA Players Championship, will be won January 15 at 4 p.m. ET on FOX.
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The PBA Hall of Fame Classic began the 2019 and 2020 seasons, with Bill O'Neill and Tommy Jones winning, respectively. The PBA Players Championship opened the next two seasons, with Kyle Troup and Jason Belmonte claiming the titles. EJ Tackett won the season-opening U.S. Open in 2023 as his first of five titles in his second PBA Player of the Year season.