October 1, 2013

Bridgestone Graduates Trio to PGA TOUR

Hurley, La'Cassie and Swafford Rely on Bridgestone in Climb to Golf's Biggest Stage

COVINGTON, GA — Bridgestone Golf, the #1 ball-fitter in golf, congratulates tour team members Billy Hurley III, Bronson La'Cassie and Hudson Swafford on earning their PGA TOUR membership for the 2013-14 season.

By virtue of their top 25 finishes in the Web.com Tour Playoffs, Swafford and Hurley joined La'Cassie in earning immediate PGA TOUR playing privileges beginning with the official start of the Fall Series next week in San Martin, CA. When they tee it up at the 2013 Frys.com Open, both Hurley and La'Cassie will rely on Bridgestone's award-winning TOUR B330-S golf ball, while Swafford's ball of choice is the slightly firmer feeling TOUR B330.

"Our developmental tour program continues to pay huge dividends for us," said Todd Corum, Web.com Tour Manager - Bridgestone Golf, Inc. "We're excited to have been part of this journey with Bronson, Billy and Hudson. Players like Kuch and Sneds have proven that success on the Web.com Tour can build the foundation for great results at the next level."

Visit www.bridgestonegolf.com to see Bridgestone Golf's entire Tour Team and to view the complete 2013 product lineup.

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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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