December 21, 2007
Bridgestone Outperforms Titleist And Callaway In 2008 Golf Digest Hot List
Fastest Growing Brand in Golf Takes Home 4 Gold Medals in the Golf Ball Category
Covington, GA — 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.
Editors Note: High-Res images of all new Bridgestone equipment are available upon request.
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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.