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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

Stacy Lewis Wins HSBC Women's Champions

by Iver Maple on March 4, 2013

Mizuno brand ambassador and 2012 Rolex Player of the Year Stacy Lewis  held on tight for her first victory of the 2013 season, making par on the 18th hole to capture a one-shot victory over Rolex Rankings No. 2 Na Yeon Choi (@nychoi87) at the HSBC Women's Champions. Lewis watched a three-shot lead shrink over her final few ones to just one as she headed to the 18th hole at Sentosa Golf Club's The Serapong Course aft...

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Shin wins Australian Women's Open after switch to JPX-825 Pro irons

by Iver Maple on February 18, 2013

Mizuno’s Jiyai Shin completed her 11th win on the LPGA Tour after switching to Mizuno's new JPX-825 Pro irons. The ISPS Handa Australian Women's Open was held at Royal Canberra .

Shin co-lead into the final round but pulled away to win by 2 shots – confirming a return to form that was suggested by winning the 2012 Women’s British Open. Shin played Mizuno's MP Driver, JPX-825 Forged irons and Grain Flow Forged MP-T4 wedges....

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Chris Wood Scores Maiden European Tour Win With MP-64/MP-69 Combo Iron Set

by Iver Maple on January 28, 2013

 Mizuno's Chris Wood took his first European Tour win at the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters - making an eagle 3 at the 72nd hole to take the title by a single shot.Holding a three shot lead going into the last round, Wood showed early nerves making a double bogey at the 3rd. Wood fought back with 4 birdies but was still a shot behind with 2 to play. A bir...

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MIZUNO EXTENDS RELATIONSHIP WITH 2012 LPGA ROLEX PLAYER OF THE YEAR STACY LEWIS

by Iver Maple on January 25, 2013

Notching Four Wins in 2012, No. 3 Player in the World Continues Partnership with Mizuno Mizuno is thrilled to announce a multi-year extension with reigning LPGA Rolex Player of the Year and world No. 3 Stacy Lewis.  After leading the tour with four wins in 2012, the agreement means that Lewis will continue playing Mizuno equipment, extending the long-standing relationship that began ...

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MIZUNO EXTENDS RELATIONSHIP WITH WORLD #3 LUKE DONALD

by Iver Maple on January 23, 2013

New Multi-Year Contract Extends Long-Time Affiliation with Donald   Mizuno is pleased to announce an extension to one of the longest-standing equipment relationships in golf with world #3 Luke Donald signing to continue to be a brand ambassador for years to come. The agreement ensures that Donald, the world’s premier iron player, will continue to play ...

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