The greatest of all-time.
Many would argue Orange's Jason Belmonte has had a legitimate claim to that tag for some time but now, after he claimed his record-breaking 11th Professional Bowlers Association major title on Friday, the mantle is officially and unquestionably his.
In defeating Jakob Butturff 236-227 in the PBA World Championships's deciding match Belmonte moved past Hall Of Famers Earl Anthony and Pete Weber, both of whom won 10 majors, and into a class of his own, becoming his sport's equivalent of Tom Brady, Roger Federer or Michael Jordan.
The Orange product's win looked a potentially simple one in the early stages but Burtuff put up a fight, throwing six strikes to close the game out and forcing Belmonte to produce a strike, nine, spare to close out the history-making win.
He was up to the challenge.
Belmonte threw a perfect strike with his first shot of the 10th frame and he followed it up with another to secure his history-making title, that roll sending the Thunderbowl Lanes' crowd into raptures.
Their celebration wasn't the one that made Belmonte emotional after the win though, the tears came thanks to Nashdale Public School's reaction to his title-winning shot.
Belmonte's kids and their classmates were watching on as the 35-year-old two-hander tried to make history, and rose as one as he did, which the Orange product was able to watch on video immediately after his win.
Needless to say, it made his win even sweeter.
"I really try to keep it together because I'm not typically very emotional like that with tears," Belmonte told FloBowling, fighting back more tears.
To see a whole school rise ... they were all supporting me. It just hit me really, really hard.Jason Belmonte
"I usually just feel it all inside but when I saw those kids, Aria, Hugo and their classmates, in the school, it just hit home that there's people 15,000 kilometers away who want this as much as I do.
"To see a whole school rise, it just hit me that my kids are a part of that group, and they were all supporting me.
"It just hit me really, really hard."
The victory was also Belmonte's 21st PBA Tour win and came just days after his 20th, the Chameleon Championship.
Both titles, combined with his wins earlier in the season, don't just put him in the box seat for another Player of the Year title either, they all but lock it up.
One of those wins earlier in the season came at the Tournament of Champions, a major victory that drew Belmonte level with Anthony and Weber at the top of the sport's rankings.
Although he was denied once, at the Players' Championship, it still took Belmonte just six weeks to make the record and greatest of all-time tag his own.
"I'm so overwhelmed right now that if I could express how I feel I don't know if anyone could understand me," Belmonte said.
"To break a record held by two of the greatest players of all-time is just something I never thought was possible when I first started on tour more than 10 years ago.
"I'm proof that you can achieve your dreams."
Belmonte, incredibly, now has the chance to build a lead at the top of the major-winners list. He could win his 12th next week, in the USBC Masters at Las Vegas.
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