Golf News for Thursday, September 12, 2013 | Products

Bridgestone Golf initiates college team logo golf ball program

COVINGTON, Ga. -- Just in time for football season, Bridgestone Golf, the #1 Ball Fitter in Golf, announced 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 e6 ball 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.

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, Paula Creamer, Matt Kuchar, Davis Love III and Brandt Snedeker. Bridgestone Golf, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bridgestone Sports Co. Ltd., whose headquarters are in Tokyo. For more information visit http://www.bridgestonegolf.com.

Contact:
Jared Kelowitz, JDPR
(864) 233-3776 ext. 24
jaredk@jdpr.com



 
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