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

PGA Magazine Features the Mizuno MP-53 Golf Irons

by Iver Maple on January 20, 2011

Mizuno's new Grain Flow Forged MP-53 golf irons with Diamond Muscle Design made an appearance in the November issue of PGA Magazine as part of their "New Equipment" section.  The headline reads "Giving Thanks" and the feature highlights three new high performance products including the Mizuno MP-53 golf irons.

PGA Magazine writes, "Mizuno's MP-53 irons boast a Diamond Muscle design for feel and ball control. The longer irons "V&q...

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Golf Resorts Magazine Features Mizuno Performance Fitting System and Shaft Optimizer

by Iver Maple on January 20, 2011

Golf Resorts magazine features a two-page article on Mizuno's Performance Fitting System and the revolutionary Shaft Optimizer tool.  The article, entitled "THE PERFECT FIT: Mizuno's Performance Fitting System" and gives readers a firsthand look at how Mizuno's system works, and what makes it better than any other custom fitting option out there.  There are multiple images of the Performance Fitting System cart, interchangeable heads, Shaft Opti...

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Charles Howell III to Play JPX800 PRO

by Iver Maple on January 19, 2011

 Mizuno has signed a multi-year agreement with US PGA player Charles Howell III.  Howell, a two-time PGA Tour Winner, and former PGA Rookie of the Year, will be playing with the Mizuno JPX 800 Pro irons, as well as MP ...

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Mizuno Staff Member Luke Donald Named European Tour's Golfer Of The Month

by Iver Maple on January 11, 2011

Mizuno Brand Ambassador Luke Donald was named the Race to Dubai European Tour Golfer of the Month for May, following impressive performances at both the BMW PGA Championship and the Madrid Masters in consecutive weeks.

The 32-year old Englishman, who splits time between the PGA and European Tours, received the honor after taking home victory at the Madrid Masters, just one week after finishing runner-up by one stroke at the BMW Championship. In just a two week span, Donald catapulted himself from 61st to seventh in The Race to Dubai and also returned to the Top Ten in the Off...

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MP-53 Named #1 Forged Cavity Back By MyGolfSpy.com

by Iver Maple on December 16, 2010

MyGolfSpy.com, one of the most influential golf equipment blog sites on the web, recently finished up an in depth product review to find out what iron is the BEST forged cavity-back in the game. After months of testing, the results are finally in...The #1 Forged Cavity Back Iron Goes To the Mizuno MP-53!

Mizuno continues its tradition of creating the world's finest irons, as the MP-53 took on, and beat, all competitors that participated in MyGolfSpy.com's "Ultimate Review."


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