January 23, 2012
Bridgestone Provides Golf Fans with Live Webcast from the 2012 PGA Merchandise Show
COVINGTON, GA — Bridgestone Golf, the #1 Ball-Fitter in Golf, announced
today that it will once again provide consumers with a unique VIP look inside the
PGA Merchandise Show. This week, Bridgestone will stream live video from its booth
so consumer golf fans worldwide can participate directly in the excitement of the
golf industry's biggest tradeshow.
Beginning Thursday, January 26th at 8:30 am and continuing through the end of Day
2 of the show, Friday, January 27th, Bridgestone Golf will provide an up-close look
inside its booth at live ball-fittings, live Q&A sessions with professional
golf icons Davis Love III,
Paula Creamer and
Lee Trevino, and a
live-Skype powered Q&A from Torrey Pines with newest Bridgestone endorser
David Feherty and PGA TOUR stars Billy Hurley III and
Once again, Bridgestone Golf will also offer a
complementing live social media feed on the live stream page. Golf fans can join
the conversation by directing comments to #1BallFitter using their Twitter
or Facebook accounts.
"Last year our webcast marked the first time anyone offered consumers a complete
look at what goes on inside their booth at the PGA Show," said Dan Murphy, Vice
President of Marketing - Bridgestone Golf, Inc. "We received incredible feedback
from golfers worldwide about the inside-the-ropes access we afforded them, and as
result, we are doing it again in 2012 with more celebrity presence than ever before."
Bridgestone's schedule of 2012 PGA Merchandise Show Tour Team/Spokesperson appearances
Thursday, January 26th
10:15 am - 10:30 am: Live Skype Q&A session with
Brandt Snedeker from Torrey Pines.
10:30 am - 11:30 am: Live Skype Q&A session with Billy Hurley III from
11:30 am - 12:00 pm: Live Skype Q&A session with David Feherty from
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm: Live In-Booth Q&A with
Davis Love III,
Will MacKenzie and
Friday, January 27th
To access Bridgestone's live stream beginning Thursday, January 26th at 8:30 am
and to see a full schedule of celebrity appearances and other special events at
the Bridgestone booth go to:
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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, 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.