January 24, 2013

Bridgestone Showcases 2012 PLAYERS Champion's Fashion Design Skills with New Kuchar Collection Caps

COVINGTON, GA — Bridgestone Golf, the #1 ball-fitter in golf, announced today that it has co-designed a new line of headwear with Tour Team member and 2012 PLAYERS Championship winner Matt Kuchar. Kuchar, who has become known for sporting uniquely cool caps on the course, has chosen 6 different colors of Bridgestone's popular contrast stitch caps to make up the Kuchar Collection.

The Kuchar Collection features caps in six of Matt's favorite hues - Red/White/Blue, Pink, Canary Yellow, Grey, Lavender and Mango.

"Kuch made a name for himself with his strong play on the course over the last few years, but the golf world also has quickly has taken notice to his eye for coordinating his headwear with his apparel," said Josh Kinchen, Golf Club and Accessories Marketing Manager - Bridgestone Golf, Inc. "We have now given him a bigger platform for showcasing his sense of style, as these 6 caps were all designed by Matt."

The Kuchar Collection caps will feature an MSRP of $24 each and will be available at golf specialty stores and green grass retailers nationwide beginning February 2013. For more information on the Bridgestone's entire 2013 product offering 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 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.

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