(PHILADELPHIA, PA) - Bridgestone Golf, the number one ball fitter in golf, has announced their largest media partnership in Philadelphia, southern New Jersey and the Mid-Atlantic regions - becoming the new equipment sponsor of GolfTalk Live, the award-winning weekly radio show based in Philadelphia.
Bridgestone Golf has successfully moved all manufacturing of their premium golf ball lines to the United States. This in turn has created jobs and offered golfers premium quality in golf ball selection.
"The growth of Bridgestone Golf in such a short period of time is one of the most impressive of any equipment company to date," exclaims show host, Tony Leodora. "Their products continue to get better and I look forward to serving as their brand ambassador in the Delaware Valley and beyond."
Through Bridgestone's partnership with GolfTalk Live, products will be widely available at various events throughout the year and at live remote broadcasts of the show. Bridgestone is also the official equipment sponsor of the GolfTalk Live Winter Invitational Series, the nine-hole better-ball of partners competition at Play-a-Round Golf in Malvern, PA.
"Bridgestone Golf is proud to partner with Tony Leodora and his team at the GolfTalk Live radio show," said Corey Consuegra, Director of Marketing - Bridgestone Golf. "It is hard to find someone as widely respected and trusted as Tony is both by listeners and industry professionals, as well. We know he is the right man to help educate Delaware Valley golfers and the rest of his listeners on the importance of choosing a golf ball that is right for their swing. In addition, we love that we're partnering with a media outlet who truly values our company's efforts to bring manufacturing back to the U.S."
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, Brandt Snedeker, Hudson Swafford, Lee Trevino and Karrie Webb. 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 that utilizes aggregate data from real world fittings to recommend the best ball for you. For more information on ball fitting including a complete schedule of Ball Fitting Challenge events visit www.bridgestonegolf.com.
The GolfTalk Live radio show, hosted by Tony Leodora, is the award-winning weekly radio show that was named No. 1 Golf Radio Show in America by the International Network of Golf at the PGA Merchandise Show in three of the last six years. The show airs 52 weeks a year from 7 to 8 a.m. each Saturday on WNTP 990-AM and on www.wntp.com.
The show also is syndicated. The first affiliate, added in 2012, was WOND 1400-AM in Atlantic City. It airs there at 3 p.m. every Saturday. The show took another leap forward when it was added to the daily lineup on www.TheGolfDirector.com. GolfTalk Live also can be heard any time following each show on its official website, www.golftalklive.net.