December 11, 2007
Bridgestone Young Gun Named 2007 PGA TOUR Rookie Of Year
Matt Every Agrees to Multi-Year Deal to Play Bridgestone Golf Ball and Irons
Covington, GA — Today, the PGA TOUR announced that Bridgestone Golf staff player Brandt
Snedeker was chosen as the 2007 PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year. Snedeker was a model of consistency in his rookie year,
recording six top ten finishes and making the cut in 23 events. In addition, Snedeker became the youngest Bridgestone Golf
tour team member to win a PGA TOUR event, when he secured the title at the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, N.C. For
the year, Snedeker finished in 17th place on the Money List (the best finish ever by a rookie), and ranked 20th
in the inaugural final FedEx Cup standings.
Snedeker relied on the Bridgestone Golf TOUR B330-S golf ball for a competitive edge during his rookie campaign. The new
TOUR B330-S features an enhanced Gradational Compression Technology Core for increased initial velocity at impact resulting
in added distance off the tee. Moreover, the new softer core and cover provide added spin and enhanced feel on an around
"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."
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Bridgestone Golf, Inc., based in Covington, GA, manufactures and markets premium
golf balls, clubs and accessories under the Bridgestone and Precept brand names.
Bridgestone is represented on a world stage by a number of internationally famed
Fred Couples, Matt Kuchar,
Brandt Snedeker, Davis Love III,
Paula Creamer, Nick Price,
and Lee Trevino.
Bridgestone Golf, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bridgestone Sports Co. Ltd.,
whose headquarters are in Tokyo.
Bridgestone Golf, Inc. is proud to be the #1 Ball Fitter in Golf as the industry
leader in live launch monitor fittings. Bridgestone provides three ways for golfers
to find the ball that best fits their game: live fittings through the
Bridgestone Ball Fitting Challenge, live online
chats with ball fitting
experts through its B-FIT service, and an easily accessible
Online Ball Selection Guide. For more
information on ball fitting, including a complete schedule of Ball Fitting Challenge
events, visit www.bridgestonegolf.com.