BRIDGESTONE- Fastest Growing Brand in Golf Takes Home 4 Gold Medals in the Golf Ball Category


Covington, GA — 21 DEC. Today, with the arrival of early editions of the 2008 Golf Digest Hot List, Bridgestone Golf received an early Christmas present! All four of the Bridgestone Golf balls (Tour B330, Tour B330-S, e5+ and e6+) received Gold Medals in their respective categories. In addition to receiving the most Hot List gold medals in company history, Bridgestone also had the most gold medals in the golf ball segment of any one brand.

Precept also performed admirably securing a gold medal for the Distance iQ 180 in the value-performance category. All together, Bridgestone-Precept received 5 gold medals in the golf ball segment and a silver medal in the premium irons segment for the new J36 Cavity Backs. The Hot List is expected to hit newsstands on January 8th.

"Brandt has been a tremendous addition to our TOUR Team," said Dan Murphy, Senior Director of Marketing – Bridgestone Golf, Inc. "You couldn't ask for a better brand ambassador on and off the course. Brandt is just scratching the surface of what he is capable of. With his strong all-around play, great attitude and pleasant demeanor, combined with Bridgestone's technological prowess, the possibilities are endless."


Bridgestone Golf, Inc., based in Covington, GA, manufactures and markets premium golf balls, clubs and accessories under the Precept and Bridgestone brand names. Bridgestone is represented on a world stage by a number of internationally famed golfers including, Stuart Appleby, Fred Couples, Nick Price, Charles Howell III and Brandt Snedeker. Bridgestone Golf, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bridgestone Sports Co. Ltd., whose headquarters are in Tokyo.