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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 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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LUKE DONALD NAMED 2011 PGA TOUR PLAYER OF THE YEAR

by Iver Maple on December 13, 2011

 Mizuno’s own Luke Donald was announced as the 2011 PGA Tour Player of the Year by PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem following a vote by PGA Tour players.  Donald earned the honor by capturing the PGA Tour money list title on the strength of two PGA Tour victories and a Tour-leading 14 top-10 finishes.  This prestigious honor is the perfect cap to a specta...

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Luke Donald Continues His World Domination With History Making Money List Sweep

by Iver Maple on December 12, 2011

Mizuno PGA Tour Staffer Luke Donald capped off an incredible 2011 season by capturing the European Money List Title with his third place finish at the Dubai World Championships, completing the first-ever money list sweep on the PGA and European Tour.  With four victories worldwide, including The Accenture WGC Match Play Tournament, The European Tour’s flagship BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth, the Barclays Scottish Open, as well as the PGA Tour’s Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Classic, Dona...

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Luke Donald Wins the PGA of America Player Of The Year Award And The Vardon Trophy

by Iver Maple on November 1, 2011

Coming off his recent victory at the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Classic, Mizuno Brand Ambassador Luke Donald’s remarkable year continues as he has received the 2011 PGA of America Player of the Year Award and the Vardon Trophy.Donald becomes the second native of England to win the PGA of America Player of the Year award, joining Nick Faldo (1990); and he is the second Briton to capture the Vardon Trophy, first presented to “Lighthorse” Harry Cooper in 1937.The PGA Player of the Year, first presented in 1948, and the Vardon Trophy, which origin...

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