May 9, 2013
Bridgestone Congratulates Tour Team Member Fred Couples on Hall Of Fame Induction
COVINGTON, GA — On Monday, May 6th, Bridgestone ambassador
and 'the coolest golfer on the planet,' Fred Couples, became the latest member of
the elite fraternity that is the World Golf Hall of Fame.
Couples, who will defend his Senior Open Championship title later this summer, has
proudly been a member of the Bridgestone Golf Tour Team since the brand's inception
in 2005. Currently, Couples relies on both the TOUR B330 golf ball and
J40 Dual Pocket Cavity Back irons in thrilling fans
during both Champions Tour and PGA TOUR events.
"The Bridgestone Golf brand could not have asked for a better ambassador for the
past 8 years than Fred Couples," said Dan Murphy, Executive Vice President of Sales
and Marketing - Bridgestone Golf, Inc. "Freddie helped put us on the map and it
is no secret that he has played a large role in the growth of our brand to the #2
golf ball in the industry. We're excited to see Fred honored with this well-deserved
affirmation of his stellar career."
This Fall Couples will captain the United States President's Cup Team for the third
time. In doing so, he will look to become the first ever captain on either side
to win the event 3 times.
"This was easily the coolest night of my life and I'm grateful that Bridgestone
was here to celebrate it with me," said Couples. "I've been with Bridgestone for
a little under a decade and having been a part of a brand that has grown so quickly
by doing things the right way, has been really rewarding."
For more information on Fred Couples and the entire Bridgestone Golf Tour Team visit
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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.