, born 10 September 1968 in Stavanger
, is one of the world's leading ten-pin
bowlers. Although born in Stavanger, he now lives in Vänersborg
Tore started to bowl in 1980, is now a professional world champion and has played in every bowling event since 1984.
Tore has bowled in the prestigious Weber Cup
on three occasions and won two of those events.
Tore is a member of the bowling team Pergamon / Sweden
and Hook Bowling Club
/ Norway and is sponsored by Turbo 2-n-1 Grips.
Torgersen has stated that the highlight of his career was becoming world champion in UAE. He also won the Bowling World Cup
in Hermosillo, Mexico in 1994.
In 2002 Torgersen thrilled a capacity crowd to become the first double champion of the Hasseröder World Tenpin Masters
. He is now, in 2006, a three time World Tenpin Masters champion.
He is a member of the PBA (Professional Bowlers Association