Bridgestone Golf

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Bridgestone Golf
IndustrySports equipment
Founded1931; 92 years ago (1931)
Key people
Dan Murphy (President and CEO)
ProductsGolf clubs, golf balls

Bridgestone Golf is a sports equipment company based in Covington, Georgia, United States. The company is a subsidiary of Japanese Corporation Bridgestone. It designs and manufactures a full range of golf equipment including balls, clubs, and accessories utilizing both the Bridgestone and Precept brand names.


Parent company Bridgestone was founded in 1931 by Shojiro Ishibashi[1][2] and first produced golf balls in 1935.[3] It was not until 1972 that the company's involvement in golf expanded into the manufacture of clubs.[4]


When Nike closed its golf division in 2016, Tiger Woods signed a golf ball contract with Bridgestone Golf.[5] Other golfers who are signed to Bridgestone Golf include Fred Couples, Matt Kuchar, Jason Day and Lexi Thompson.

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  1. ^ Picken, Stuart D. B. (December 19, 2016). Historical Dictionary of Japanese Business. Rowman & Littlefield. ISBN 9781442255890 – via Google Books.
  2. ^ Hoover, Gary; Campbell, Alta; Spain, Patrick J. (November 1, 1990). Hoover's Handbook: Profiles of Over 500 Major Corporations. Reference Press. ISBN 9781878753007 – via Google Books.
  3. ^ June 29, Casey Bierer; PM, 2006 at 12:00. "In Their Own Words Bridgestone GolfGolf Balls". Golf Channel.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  4. ^ "Bridgestone Golf - Find Golf Balls, Clubs, Apparel & Equipment". Bridgestone Golf.
  5. ^ Chu, Jessica Golden,Dominic (2016-12-15). "Tiger Woods signs multiyear deal with Bridgestone Golf". CNBC. Retrieved 2023-11-24.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)

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