As the sign in the stand said GIRL POWER:
When Kulick defeated Chris Barnes 265-195 to claim the TofC, she accomplished more than a $40,000 payday and a spot on the PBA Tour for the next two seasons. She achieved something much bigger: Kulick became the first woman to win a title in a sport dominated by men.
See her interview HERE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6vxI_q8ztE
and some more history aspects of Kelly's great achivement:
Annika Sorenstam and Michelle Wie tried in golf and failed. Billy Jean King won an exhibition match, but it is hardly as large in stature as Kulick's feat.
Grab Your Balls, We Are Going Bowling!