September 10, 2013
Bridgestone Becomes Official Licensee of Collegiate Teams Logo Golf Balls
COVINGTON, GA — Just in time for football season, Bridgestone Golf,
the #1 Ball Fitter in Golf, announced today that on September 10, it will kickoff
a college team logo golf ball program. Bridgestone has entered into an agreement
with 19 major colleges and universities to produce officially licensed team logo
golf balls. Under the agreements, Bridgestone has been granted the right to manufacture
and sell golf balls and golf ball packaging bearing the official team logos. Financial
terms and length of the agreements are undisclosed at this time.
Bridgestone's collegiate team logo offering will feature Alabama, Auburn, Clemson,
Florida, Florida State, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Louisville, Louisiana State, Miami,
Nebraska, Oklahoma, Ohio State, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Texas A&M,
West Virginia and Washington. The team logos will be available on any model of Bridgestone
Golf's robust golf ball lineup through its Custom Logo department. Also, a Special
Edition Custom Team Package (pictured below) of Bridgestone's award-winning
will be available at retail locations around the U.S.
"College football brings out passion in people like few other things, so we're excited
to offer golfers the ability to show that team pride on the golf course this fall,"
said Corey Consuegra, Golf Ball Marketing Manager - Bridgestone Golf, Inc. "With
more than 190 million college sports fans across the country, we believe our college
offering will be a great addition to Bridgestone's already successful collection
of industry-leading golf products."
For information on Bridgestone Golf's entire portfolio of award winning golf balls,
that will now be available with collegiate team logos, visit www.bridgestonegolf.com.
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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, 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.