Jacob, Shorewood, Minnesota Bridgestone Golf Fan Mail. Hello Bridgestone! My name is Jacob Pedersen and i am 14 years old. on tuesday, April 23, i hit my first hole in one using the yellow e6 ball (which is now my favorite ball). And the hole right after that I drove the green! your golf balls gave me great confidence and i want to thank you guys. My coach was there to witness it and it will be going in the Minnetonka Star tribune. I just wanted to inform the great news and how good your balls are. Thank you so much and i hope there are more to come using Bridgestone balls.
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Amon, Los Angeles, CA Bridgestone Golf Fan Mail. I was fortunate to receive a trial set of the Bridgestone B330-S balls from The Hackers Paradise & Bridgestone for testing. I have played some of the best golf I never thought I was capable of with the combination of this ball and my clubs. My best shot came on a par 5 575 yard hole where I hit a 362 yard drive. Carried maybe 346 and rolled out the rest of the way. Then on another par 3, I hit a solid drive on the green and saw the ball roll back better than I had ever thought was capable of. Amazing Ball!
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bridgestonegolf RT@JFrickeGolf: Got some of the new BSG putters yesterday. Look, feel & roll it incredible! One of the best looking putters I've seen lately
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Bobby, Portsmouth, OH Bridgestone Golf Fan Mail. I am a recreational player who loves to play the Bridgestone e6 ball. I am absolutely ecstatic that the product is made right here in the USA. Thank you Bridgestone for making our nation better and for making such great golf products!!!
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bridgestonegolf Kuchar's B330-S ball was made at our GA factory, just 251 miles from where he holed out the winning shot yesterday! http://t.co/ktHDPzsz2Q
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January 11, 2011

New Love on Bridgestone Tour Team in 2011

Bridgestone Signs Renowned 20-Time PGA TOUR Champion Davis Love III

COVINGTON, GA - One of the most accomplished golfers of the modern era, Davis Love III has joined the Bridgestone Golf PGA TOUR Team, complementing a stellar group that includes Fred Couples, Matt Kuchar, Brandt Snedeker and Lee Trevino. With 20 victories on the PGA TOUR over a 22 year period, Love is one of only four players under the age of 50 to earn the coveted lifetime Tour exemption. His career is highlighted by a major championship win at the 1997 PGA Championship and two Players Championship victories in 1992 and 2003. He currently ranks sixth on the all-time career money list, with over 40 million dollars in tournament winnings.

Beginning his PGA TOUR season this week at the Sony Open in Hawaii, Love will play the new Bridgestone TOUR B330-S golf ball and Bridgestone Golf prototype irons (3-PW). In addition to his new Bridgestone equipment, Love will showcase the Bridgestone brand on his Tour bag, hat and glove.

"Freddie and I go way back, we've played a lot of golf together and I consider him one of my best friends on TOUR. He's been telling me for years about how great Bridgestone is, so I finally decided to look into them for myself and I liked what I found," said Love. "I learned that they have industry-leading products and really creative marketing, two things that really peaked my interest. With the B330-S, I'm getting more distance out of my driver and long irons and I feel very ready to compete in 2011."

"I'm really excited to be part of a brand that has the momentum of Bridgestone," Love continued. "To rise from a virtual unknown to the #2 golf ball in the industry in just six years is amazing. I've been paying attention to what they've been doing over the past few years and I really respect their efforts to educate consumers on how to find the proper ball for their game, and their ads are some of the most fun I've seen. I look forward to showing the world a bit more of my personality in the 2011 ads. There is even one spot where I get to ride my bike. Motorcycle riding is right up there with hunting and fishing as my favorite things to do off the course, so that's pretty cool. I couldn't be more pumped about being on the Bridgestone team."

Dan Murphy, Bridgestone Golf's Vice President of Marketing, expressed clear delight in the company's Tour line-up for 2011: "What a coup for Bridgestone, to start the new year with an icon such as Davis Love III on our Tour Team. His enthusiasm for our new B330-S ball and our entire brand momentum has infused us with tremendous energy as we enter the 2011 season."

DLIII and Ball-Fitting Was Love at First Sight

As the #1 ball-fitter in golf, Bridgestone launched its relationship with Davis Love III by first exploring his swing speed and other launch conditions, ensuring that Davis would be fitted with the perfect ball. After extensive testing at Bridgestone's state-of-the-art R&D Center in Covington, GA, Davis selected Bridgestone's new TOUR B330-S golf ball.

Designed for swing speeds greater than 105 mph, the TOUR B330-S features Bridgestone's proprietary new RD10 resin mantle layers for higher initial velocity and an overall softening of the mantle. Like the TOUR B330, the B330-S features a SOFT Urethane 330-dimple design seamless cover for the ultimate in piercing consistent flight, and tour-level spin and control on the greens. However, for 2011, the TOUR B330-S dimple pattern was redesigned to compensate for its softer cover and compression, and slightly higher driver spin that comes as a result. Bridgestone engineers have created a new shallower 330-dimple pattern with modified dimple spacing, designed to reduce up-shoot spin, creating a flatter trajectory and wind performance consistent with that of the B330. Because of his preference for a more penetrating ball flight, the new dimple pattern of the B330-S fit him perfectly.

"I have been playing golf a long time," Love stated, "yet, even after all these years, I found the Bridgestone ball-fitting process to be tremendously revealing for me. I am confident that the new B330-S matches my swing properties as I picked up more distance off the tee just by switching to it."

To date, Bridgestone has also fit nearly 100,000 consumers through its launch monitor based ball-fitting initiative. For those that are not able to attend an in-person ball-fitting, Bridgestone now offers several convenient options to help find the right ball for your game. Bridgestone's multiple convenient options include: Click (go.bridgestonegolf.com), Call (877.411.BFIT), or Text (BFIT to 55678)." More information is available at www.bridgestonegolf.com/bfit.

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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 golfers including
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.