October 12, 2011
Love's 2011 B330-S Birdie Barrage Results in Bridgestone Donation of Over $23k to Golf 9/12
COVINGTON, GA — Bridgestone Golf's newest member of its TOUR team,
Davis Love III,
used his Bridgestone irons and TOUR B330-S golf ball
to record 227 birdies and two eagles through the 2011 PGA TOUR FedEx Cup Tournament season
resulting in a $23,100 donation to Golf 9/12.
As was promised at the beginning of the 2011 PGA TOUR Season, Bridgestone Golf contributed
$100 to Golf 9/12 for every birdie and $200 for every eagle that Love carded from
the start of the 2011 PGA TOUR season through September 11th. Representatives
from Bridgestone and Davis Love III will make the donation official with a check
presentation at this week's McGladrey Classic on Sea Island.
Golf 9/12 is a new multi-venue, simultaneously played golf initiative intended to
recapture the collective spirit of unity that swept through the country the day
after 9/11/01 (see www.golf912.org).
Golf 9/12 encourages people to take part in
a day of golf, connected by a live mobile scoring and social networking application,
in which $12 will be added to players' greens fees or collected as donations through
the www.golf912.org website
to help fund educational programs at the Pentagon Memorial,
the 9/11 Memorial and the Flight 93 Memorial. Proceeds also benefit Armed Forces
charities, local First Responders charities and Friends of Freedom charities.
"Bridgestone is pleased with Davis' great play this year and is thrilled to support
Golf 9/12 to the tune of over $23,000," said Dan Murphy, Bridgestone Golf's Vice
President of Marketing. "We also owe a big thank you to fans for cheering on Davis
and Bridgestone throughout the season and for getting behind this terrific cause."
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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.
Golf 9/12, Inc. is a forward
looking, non-profit organization established to rekindle the collective spirit of
unity that was evident on the days after the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history.
Golf 9/12 encourages people to take part in a global day of golf, connected by a
live mobile scoring and social networking application, in which $12 will be added
to players' greens fees to help fund educational programs at the Pentagon Memorial,
the 9/11 Memorial and the Flight 93 Memorial. Proceeds will also benefit Armed Forces
charities, local first responders and Friends of Freedom charities.