About the Author

Iver Maple

Iver Maple

Divisional Brand Marketing Manager - Mizuno Golf
Residence | Norcross, GA

With over 14 years of Marketing, Communications, and Public Relations Experience, Iver Maple has been "bleeding Mizuno blue" for over seven years.  A graduate of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, and now residing in Atlanta, home to Mizuno USA's headquarters, he has now officially acclimated to "Southern Life" from his original roots in Long Island, New York.  Outside of his passion for golf, he enjoys tennis, rooting for his beloved Commodores, and hiking with his dog 'Cutler.'

Recent articles

Jiyai Shin Joins Mizuno on JLPGA Tour

by Iver Maple on March 21, 2011

Mizuno Japan recently announced an official equipment contract with Jiyai Shin of Korea – currently 2nd on the Rolex Women's World Golf Rankings.Shin broke all existing KLPGA records in 2007, winning 10 events in 19 starts.  In 2008 she won the Women's British Open and the ADT Championship, and by 2009 was the LPGA’s leading money winner. Shin was ranked #1 in the Women's World Golf Rankings during 2010 – winning the Mizuno Classic along the way.Shin has played Mizuno equipment without contract since March 2010 and will continue with her...

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Three Mizuno Irons Receive High Praise In GOLF Magazine's Club Test 2011

by Iver Maple on March 21, 2011

GOLF Magazine, a Sports Illustrated publication, has published their ClubTest 2011, in which three of Mizuno's irons, the JPX-800s, JPX-800 Pros, and MP-53s, are prominently featured. Each iron is pictured in the magazine, along with pricing information, and a web reference to the Mizuno page on GOLF.com's website. GOLF Magazine provides an extensive review in a variety of categories, including playability, accuracy/forgi...

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Donald And Howell Score Top-10 Finishes At The Honda

by Iver Maple on March 7, 2011

Mizuno Brand Ambassadors Luke Donald and Charles Howell III both delivered solid Top-10 performances at the Honda Classic, PGA National Championship Course in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Following up his record-breaking victory at the WGC Accenture Match Play Championship, Luke Donald shot 73-68-72-66 to finish at -1 for the tournament and a T-10 finish. Howell was in contention for most of the weekend, firing rounds of 71-71-67-70 to also finish inside the Top 10.

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LPGA.com "Catches Up" With Stacy Lewis

by Iver Maple on March 7, 2011

Mizuno Brand Ambassador Stacy Lewis is currently the focus of LPGA.com's "Catching Up With" feature in which they have a Q&A session with the LPGA's top stars. Stacy reflects on her 2010 season, talks about her off season and how she has prepared for her upcoming 2011 season. Check out what Stacy had to say here.

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Luke Donald Captures WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship

by Iver Maple on February 27, 2011

Record-Breaking Performance Moves Donald to Number Three in World Ranking

Luke Donald captured the most significant victory of his career in record-breaking fashion, defeating the number-one-ranked player in the world, Martin Kaymer at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship in Marana, Arizona. Donald proved that precision often trumps power, as he skillfully utilized his Grain Flow Forged MP irons, MP T-11 wedges, and Mizuno hybrid to score 32 birdies over 89 holes – a total no one else could match. 

Donald was dominant, never trailing throughout his six...

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