Press Release
Tokyo, Japan, April 11, 2007
BRIDGESTONE SPORTS CONCLUDES GOLF SUPPLY USAGE CONTRACT
FOR 2007 WITH 312 PROFESSIONALS
Bridgestone Sports has concluded golf supply usage contract with 312 professionals consisting of 194 domestic male professionals, 109 domestic female professionals and 9 overseas professionals.
Among the total, 16 domestic male professionals and 18 domestic female professionals are seeded player for Japanese Tours.

2007 Domestic Male Professionals (seeded players: 16, total players: 194)
Domestic Male Seeded Professionals:
As of April 10, 2007
No. Name 2006 money ranking Ball Club Cap Bag Shoes Glove Wear
1 Hideto Tanihara 2    
2 Tetsuji Hiratsuka 6  
3 Tomohiro Kondo 10
4 Kaname Yokoo 12  
5 Nobuhiro Masuda 13  
6 Katsumasa Miyamoto 16
7 Azuma Yano 18            
Yusaku Miyazato 27
9 Tadahiro Takayama 31
10 Ryuichi Oda 36          
11 Katsuyoshi Tomori 52
12 Kiyoshi Miyazato 59
13 Naomichi Ozaki L.T.S.    
14 Shigeki Maruyama L.T.S.
15 Masahiro Kuramoto L.T.S.    
16 Hajime Meshiai L.T.S.
L.T.S.: Long Term Seed

Domestic Male Professionals on 2006 Pro-Test:
As of April 10, 2007
No. Name 2006 QT ranking Ball Club Cap Bag Shoes Glove Wear
1 Ryuji Masaoka 8  
2 Daisuke Shiraishi 10          
3 Yoichi Shimizu 15        
4 Yukiharu Morita 19    
5 Lee Seung Ho 21
6 Nobuyuki Okuwa 34    
7 Cho Min Gyu 38  
8 Ryusaku Watanabe 41    
9 Keishiro Nakata 47          
10 Ippei Sadanobu 50    

Domestic Male Professional on Asian Tour:
As of April 10, 2007
No. Name Ball Club Cap Bag Shoes Glove Wear
1 Taichiro Kiyota


2007 Domestic Female Professionals (seeded players: 18, total payers: 109)
Domestic Female Seeded Professionals:
As of March 15, 2007
No. Name 2006 money ranking Ball Club Cap Bag Shoes Glove Wear
1 Jeon Mi Jeong 2    
Lee Ji Hee 4        
3 Wei Yun Jye 8            
4 AiMIyazato 10
5 Hiromi Mogi 17
6 Yui Kawahara 21            
7 Chieko Amanuma 22            
8 Michie Ohba 23            
9 Saiki Fujita 24            
10 Yuko Saitoh 25  
11 Mitsuko Kawasaki 26            
12 Lu Ya Huei 31            
13 Yuriko Ohtsuka 32        
14 Bae Jae Hee 37  
15 Julie Lu 38  
16 Tamie Durdin 39  
17 Lee Eun Hye 44  
18 Mineko Nasu 51      

Domestic Female Professionals on 2006 Pro-Test:
As of March 15, 2007
No. Name 2006 pro-test ranking Ball Club Cap Bag Shoes Glove Wear
1 Chie Arimura 3  
2 Tomoko Kusakabe 6            
3 Park So Hyun 14    
4 Misato Nishikawa 17    
5 Mayumi Shimomura 21            
6 Kaori Suzuki 24    
7 Aki Nakano 29    
8 Mika Takushima 33  
9 Nobuko Kizawa 34      
10 Momoe Kunimoto 36            
11 Orie Fujino 37            
12 Miki Saiki 42  
13 Ritsuko Ryu 44  
14 Tseng Hsiu Feng 47            
15 Ikuyo Shiotani 48  

US PGA Tour Professionals and Others:
As of April 10, 2007
No. Name 2006 Ranking Ball Club Cap Bag Shoes Glove Wear
1 Stuart Appleby 8 on PGA      
2 Will Mackenzie 100 on PGA ○(Irons)    
3 Fred Couples 110 on PGA      
4 Brandt Snedeker 9 on Nationwide      
5 Matt Kuchar 10 on Nationwide    
6 Kevin Stadler 12 on Nationwide      
7 Nick Price Champions Tour, 2007          
8 Scott Hend Asian Tour, 2007 ○(Irons)    
9 Paula Creamer 11 on LPGA            


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