February 28, 2013
Bridgestone Golf Teams-Up with Jimmy Fund Golf to Conquer Cancer
Number-One Ball Fitter Signs-On As a Presenting Sponsor
COVINGTON, GA — Jimmy Fund Golf
is proud to announce Bridgestone Golf as a presenting sponsor and the Official Golf
Ball of their 2013 season. Bridgestone Golf is the number-one golf ball
fitter in the industry. Jimmy Fund Golf is one of the oldest and largest charity
golf programs in the country and raised more than $6.4 million in 2012 to support
cancer care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer
Institute in Boston, Mass. Bridgestone Golf has committed more than $100,000
to Jimmy Fund Golf, including golf balls and product gift cards.
"Bridgestone's partnership with Jimmy Fund Golf illustrates our commitment to supporting
worthy causes while growing our brand in the New England area. We are honored to
work with Jimmy Fund Golf and to support Dana-Farber's dedication to cancer care
and research," said Dan Murphy, Vice President of Marketing - Bridgestone Golf,
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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.
Jimmy Fund Golf is one of the oldest and largest charity golf programs in the country.
Now in its 31st year, Jimmy Fund Golf has raised more than $91 million to support
adult and pediatric cancer care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. From
traditional golf tournaments and country club member events to mini golf tournaments
and day-long golf marathons, golfers of all ages and skill levels can conquer cancer
through Jimmy Fund Golf. The presenting sponsors for Jimmy Fund Golf's 2013 season
are American Airlines, Bridgestone Golf, CHAMP Spikes, Dunkin' Donuts, Forty Seven
Brand, HomeGoods, The International Golf Club, and Wicked Local. To learn more about
how you can support Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund through golf, visit
www.jimmyfundgolf.org or call (866) 521-4653.