MIZUNO LPGA TOUR STAFFER STACY LEWIS WINS SHOPRITE LPGA CLASSIC
June 4, 2012
Lewis Impresses with Solid Iron Play for Second LPGA Title of the 2012 Season
Norcross, GA – (June 4, 2012) - Mizuno Brand Ambassador Stacy Lewis captured her second LPGA victory of the 2012 season, and the third of her career this past weekend, by winning the ShopRite LPGA Classic at the Seaview Resort in Galloway Township, New Jersey. Lewis, who also won the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic in April, shot a 12-under 201 for the 54-hole event, winning by four strokes. With this latest victory Lewis climbed to third on Rolex Rankings, becoming the current highest ranked American Golfer on the LPGA Tour.
Displaying poise and consistent play all weekend, Lewis claimed her second title of the season with the help of her Mizuno JPX-800 Pro irons, MP T-11 wedges, MP-650 hybridand fairway wood, and JPX-800 driver. Lewis started the final round with a six shot lead that would swell to as many as nine, before finishing at even par for the day.
“We are excited to congratulate Stacy on her second LPGA victory of the 2012 season,” said Dick Lyons, Vice President and General Manager, Mizuno USA Golf. “We are thrilled to support Stacy as she continues to emerge as one of the biggest stars in the game. She is a wonderful ambassador for the Mizuno brand.”
Lewis’ win comes at a time when Mizuno is championing the importance of iron play as the most-critical area of game improvement with its unique "The Iron Truth" campaign. The campaign is built around superior iron play, and the unmatched performance of Mizuno's award-winning irons. For more information on “The Iron Truth,” visit www.theirontruth.com. Further, Mizuno has incorporated a “Witness the Truth” national sweepstakes promotion that will award one lucky winner with an all-expense paid trip for four to the 2012 Ryder Cup.
Mizuno delivers outstanding innovations and high-performance technologies for serious golfers of all skill levels. With groundbreaking design technologies and processes like Grain Flow Forging Technology, Mizuno has earned the trust of golfers at every level. For more information on Mizuno’s complete line of golf equipment, visit www.mizunogolf.com.
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