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|Headquarters||Covington, Georgia, USA|
|Owner(s)||Bridgestone Sports Ltd|
Bridgestone Golf is a subsidiary of Bridgestone Sports Ltd, and is based in Covington, Georgia, United States. Bridgestone designs and manufactures a full range of golf clubs and accessories, utilizing both the Bridgestone and Precept brand names.
Parent company Bridgestone was founded in 1931 by Shojiro Ishibashi and first produced golf balls in 1935. It was not until 1972 that the company's involvement in golf expanded into the manufacture of clubs.
Bridgestone's B330 golf ball is the company's premier trademark. Known for its combination of distance and accuracy, the B330 is one of the most popular ball on tours everywhere. Bridgestone also manufactures golf clubs that use its second trademark, the J40 iron. All Bridgestone clubs begin with a J which stands for Japan, the home country of the Bridgestone's founder. Bridgestone makes eight different kinds of balls, the B330, the B330-S, the B330-RX, the B330-RXS,the XFixX the e5, the e6, and the e7. They make many different kinds of clubs, but the main ones are: the J40, the J33, the J38, and the J-Dual Pockets as well as other tour prototypes.
Bridgestone Golf has deals with many professional golfers who use and endorse their products, including 1992 Masters champion Fred Couples and Matt Kuchar. Since January 2011 Davis Love III, 1997 PGA Championship winner, is playing Bridgestone equipment after many years with Titleist. One of Precept's main endorsers is 2010 U.S. Women's Open champion Paula Creamer. Bridgestone Golf uses the slogan 'Boom It' in reference to Couples, who has the nickname "Boom Boom".
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