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, GAJimmy 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, Inc.

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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.

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.

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