December 18, 2012
Team Love Relies On Bridgestone in Thrilling Victory at PNC Father-Son Challenge
COVINGTON, GA — This weekend in Orlando, Florida, Bridgestone Tour
Team member Davis Love III teamed with son, Dru,
to win the 2013 PNC Father-Son Challenge. The duo needed Dru to sink a clutch 8-foot
birdie putt on the final hole to best the team of Larry Nelson and Josh Nelson by
a stroke. For the tournament the Loves shot 23-under par (60-61) on the par 72 Ritz-Carlton
Grande Lakes course. The 2013 Father-Son Challenge was the first to be contested
since 2008, as the event had been in hiatus for three years.
In victory, Love III relied on the Bridgestone Golf
TOUR B330 golf ball and new J40 prototype
blade irons (3-PW). Bridgestone's TOUR B330 ball features the company's proprietary
Dual Dimple Technology cover for optimized aerodynamic performance. The cover's
smaller inner dimples increase thrust power at launch for greater distance while
the larger outer dimples promote a shallow angle of descent for increased roll out
on landing. The result of the improved performance at both takeoff and landing is
greater overall distance performance and a more consistent wind-cheating ball flight.
The B330 balls feature a street price of
$44.99 per dozen (MSRP $58.00 per dozen) and are available now at select golf courses
and golf specialty and sporting goods retailers nationwide.
Visit www.bridgestonegolf.com to see Bridgestone Golf's entire 2012 Tour Team and
to view the complete lineup of new products.
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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.