October 25, 2010
Couples Relies on Bridgestone B330 in 4th Champions Tour Victory of 2010
Bridgestone Equipment Helps Propel 'Boom Boom' to Magical Final Round Comeback Win
COVINGTON, GA - At this weekend's Administaff Small Business Classic at The
Woodlands, Fred Couples scorched the field for a 7-shot come-from-behind victory
and recorded his fourth Champions Tour win of 2010. In doing so, Couples launched
himself back into contention for the season-long Charles Schwab Cup, where he is
currently in second place. Couples earned $255,000 for his victory, and brought
his 2010 Champions Tour season earnings to $2,271,894 - second only to Bernhard
Couples used his TOUR B330 golf ball and
J38 Dual Pocket Cavity irons
to record 7 birdies and 2 eagles in his tournament record final round 63 (9-under
par), including a stretch of five birdies and one eagle on the back nine for a tournament
record 29. For the tournament, Couples was 17-under par and finished at or near
the top of several statistical categories for the week, including Driving Distance
(5), Driving Accuracy (2), Greens-in-Regulation (T3), Birdies (1), Eagles (1) and
Putts Per GIR (4).
"Fred's performance yesterday was one for the ages," said Dan Murphy, Bridgestone
Golf - Vice President of Marketing. "When Fred is hitting his irons with that amount
of precision and making everything he looks at on the greens, there may not be a
more exciting player in all of golf. We are thrilled that Fred is in the hunt for
the Charles Schwab Cup. We're eager to see what he has in store next at the Charles
Schwab Cup Championship in two weeks, at Harding Park."
For more information on what the entire Bridgestone Golf TOUR Team has in their
bags, visit www.bridgestonegolf.com.
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Editor's Note: High-Res images of all Tour Staff and all new Bridgestone equipment are available upon request.
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.