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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

Mizuno Players Reach #1 and #2 in World Rankings

by Iver Maple on June 11, 2012

 Luke Donald and Stacy Lewis at the top of their gamesStacy Lewis is on a remarkable run in ladies golf which has elevated her to #2 in the Rolex World Rankings.  A runners up finish in the LPGA Championship means Lewis has finished 1st, 1st, 2nd in her last four events. With Luke Donald already at #1 in the men’s game, Mizuno players are now flying higher than ever before.  Donald...

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Stacy Lewis Dominates The Field at The ShopRite Classic

by Iver Maple on June 4, 2012

  Stacy Lewis recorded her second season victory at the ShopRite LPGA Classic this weekend after carding rounds of 65-65-71. She took a commanding lead early in the week, entering the final round with a six-stroke lead over No. 32 Anna Nordqvist, seven-stroke lead over No. 20 Azahara Munoz and eight-strokes ahead of No. 1 Yani Tseng. She finished four strokes ahead of No. 65 Katherine Hull.With this win, Lewis is predicted to move to...

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Relentless Donald Wins Again at Wentworth, Regains World #1

by Iver Maple on May 29, 2012

There was a certainty about Luke Donald’s win at Wentworth’s West course to reclaim his BMW PGA Championship and world #1 ranking.Into the back nine and Donald’s relentless iron play, razor sharp wedges and laser like putting had extinguished any remaining doubts. The galleries knew they were watching an exhibition by a player in complete control of his game.The normal tensio...

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Stacy Lewis Wins The Mobile Bay LPGA Classic

by Iver Maple on May 2, 2012

Mizuno Ambassador Stacy Lewis fired four rounds in the 60’s to take home a stroke victory in the Mobile Bay LPGA Classic. It was the first time this LPGA season that a tournament winner has shot four rounds below 70.Stacy had to hold off a world class field as she took a two-stroke lead into the final round. Through a gutty performance, she was able to withstand all challengers, including an impressive run from LPGA rookie Lexi Thompson. Stacy was solid in every facet of her game, which allowed her to score her second LPGA title in her young career. Here’s a l...

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Donald Rides His New MP-59 Irons On His Way Back to World #1

by Iver Maple on March 19, 2012

Luke Donald reminded the golfing world that he would be a big factor in the 2012 season with a playoff win at the Transitions Championship. Luke Donald at the Transitions ChampionshipA flushed Mizuno MP-59 seven iron into 6 feet on the playoff hole also dispelled speculation that an off season equipment change could be detrimental to his game.  The win moved Donald back to No. 1 in the world, a position he held ...

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