Bridgestone Golf

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Bridgestone Golf
TypeSubsidiary
IndustrySports equipment
Founded1931; 90 years ago (1931)
Headquarters,
United States
Key people
Dan Murphy (President and CEO)
ProductsGolf clubs, golf balls
ParentBridgestone
Websitebridgestonegolf.com

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.

History[edit]

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]

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References[edit]

  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.
  4. ^ "Bridgestone Golf - Find Golf Balls, Clubs, Apparel & Equipment". Bridgestone Golf.

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