September 17, 2010
Bridgestone Golf and NFL's Atlanta Falcons to Honor Hometown Hero—Matt Kuchar—at Sunday's NFL Game
COVINGTON, GA - Bridgestone Golf and the Atlanta Falcons announced
plans today to recognize Bridgestone Tour Team member and Georgia Tech alumnus
Matt Kuchar during this Sunday's NFL game against
the Arizona Cardinals at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. Kuchar, who is currently ranked
#1 in the season-long FedExCup race and is a favorite to win the 2010 PGA TOUR PLAYER
OF THE YEAR award, will be honored at mid-field and on the Falcon's jumbo-video-board
at the end of the first quarter of play in recognition of his career-best PGA TOUR
season. As a tribute to Kuchar, Bridgestone Golf has teamed up with PGA TOUR Superstore
to offer all Falcons fans in attendance at the game a free sleeve of Bridgestone
balls. Fans are instructed to take their game-day ticket stubs to any of the PGA
TOUR Superstore Atlanta area locations to receive their Bridgestone golf balls.
"Matt is having an incredible year, so we wanted to do something on the NFL's 'big
stage' to really show him how much the people of Atlanta are behind him," said Dan
Murphy, Vice-President of Marketing - Bridgestone Golf, Inc. "With the TOUR CHAMPIONSHIP
serving as the deciding event for crowning this year's FedExCup Champion, and it
being held here in Atlanta at East Lake, it was a natural fit to honor Matt in this
For information on all of the Bridgestone equipment Kuchar has relied on during
his career best 2010 season, visit www.bridgestonegolf.com.
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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, Davis Love III,
Nick Price, Brandt Snedeker, Karrie Webb and Paula Creamer.
Bridgestone Golf, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bridgestone Sports Co. Ltd.,
whose headquarters are in Tokyo. For more information visit www.bridgestonegolf.com.
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.