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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 Takes Over World #1 Ranking With LPGA Founders Cup Victory

by Iver Maple on March 18, 2013

Mizuno Brand Ambassador and 2012 Rolex Player of the Year Stacy Lewis continued her impressive streak of tournaments in 2013, fighting back from a three-stroke deficit down the stretch to capture a three-stroke victory at the RR Donnelley LPGA Founders Cup. The 8-under 64 in the final-round was highlighted by nine birdies prevailing her to her second consecutive LPGA Tour win.“It's awesome,” said Lewis of the win. “I played great today....

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Mizuno Golf Treats Average Joes Like Pros

by Iver Maple on March 11, 2013

Mizuno is helping golfers nationwide improve their game while offering the opportunity to be treated like a pro as an exclusive member of “Team JPX.” Play Famously will champion the cause and determination of the “everyman” golfer using Mizuno’s JPX-825 line of game-improvement irons. Pittsburgh, Penn. native Lee Baughman was selected as the first of a 12-member team of Mizuno “game-impro...

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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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