RE: I abandon the bowling "curve" and my scores improve immesely
the curve is still there to some degree because of the way that I hold the ball. I just abandoned swinging my arm out to the side and losing a lot of accuracy. Sometimes the spin that remains is a bit annoying when I am cleaning up single pins because as you may know the lanes are not oiled for a few meters in front of the pins and this is where the ball catches. I just have to learn to adjust!