There is much to be found on the WWW related to lawn bowling. Here are a few links to get you started with a bit of emphasis on other Bay Area clubs.

Bay Area Clubs

Oakland Lawn Bowling Club

Oakland LBC, near Lake Merritt is one of the oldest bowling clubs in the west.
Palo Alto Lawn Bowling Club

This is a VERY active club in Palo Alto. Great people, too.
Rossmore Lawn Bowling Club

Just over the hills lies a well maintained club with three fine bowling greens.
San Francisco Lawn Bowling Club

The Grand Dame, in Golden Gate Park, since 1901
San Jose Lawn Bowls Club

The San Jose club is an active group.
Santa Clara Lawn Bowling Club

Nice folks, serious bowlers!
Santa Cruz Lawn Bowling Club

The only artificial bowling surface in Northern California.
Sunnyvale Lawn Bowling Club

Known for hosting training tournaments for novices.


Henselite Lawn Bowls

Fun stuff

Allens Arthur Robinson flash game of bowls

Created an amusement for the 2006 Summer Olympics; bet you can't play just once!
Berkeley Patch Video June, 2011

Video demonstrating the basics of lawn bowling.
Curling without the ice

A short movie from game/tournaments played in Berkeley in 2009.
NBC Bay Area - Great lawn bowling video from Palo Alto

Local news covers lawn bowling basics.

Instructional resources

96 Bowl Drill (Practice Makes Perfect!)

This Australian video describes an ordered approach to practice.
Game Arrangements (useful rink selection table from 1964-see p. 26)

Game arrangements table
Lawn Bowls on Wikipedia

Other Clubs and Organizations

Bowls USA

Bowls USA is the national organization governing the sport in the U.S.A.
Carmel Del Mesa Lawn Bowling Club

Del Mesa LBC, in Carmel, CA
Holmby Park Lawn Bowling Club

Beverly Hills Lawn Bowling at Holmby Park; a second lawn bowling home for one member.
Pacific Intermountain Division (Bowls USA)

Most Northern California lawn bowling clubs are members of PIMD
San Diego Lawn Bowling Club

Lawn bowling in the southland
Santa Barbara Lawn Bowling Club
World Bowls

This newly revamped site from World Bowls has some useful information, especially their Introduction to Bowling.

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