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

Donald Dominates in Scotland

by Iver Maple on July 11, 2011

Luke Donald showed that a short break worked wonders for his energy levels - winning his third title of the year at the Barclays Scottish Open.

With the stop-start 54 hole event hitting its stride on the last day, Donald showed that his nerve was the strongest of all, shooting a flawless 63 in the final round. The win secured Donald's #1 World Ranking - building on wins at the World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play in February and the European Tour’s flagship event, the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth Club in May.The last round...

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A Behind the Scenes Look at the US Open from the Mizuno PGA Tour Team - Day 2

by Iver Maple on June 15, 2011

The tour trailer got right to work this morning at the US Open as Luke Donald's caddie, Johnny McLaren, stopped by to get his bosses entire set of clubs re-gripped. Luke usually gets fresh grips put on his gamers before most big tournaments as was the case earlier in the year at the Player's Championship. A run through of his club's specs and off went Johnny to greet Luke on the range. But what would golf be without a little fun? Luke thought he would break in his fresh MP T-11 lob we...

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PGATour.com talks to Luke Donald about consistency and his goals to accomplish.

by Iver Maple on June 15, 2011

No. 1 has just begun.

Luke Donald reached the summit of the world ranking with an incredible 10 top-10 finishes in his last 10 starts, including two wins. Now that he's on top, says Helen Ross, the affable Englishman has many other goals to accomplish.

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A Behind the Scenes Look at the US Open from the Mizuno PGA Tour Team - Day 1

by Iver Maple on June 14, 2011

Hard to believe that the year's second major is already upon us. Today was a great start to what should be an exciting week of golf and drama!!! The weather was beautiful and many of the 'big' names were on the range and the course getting ready for this years Open. Congressional CC, located in Bethesda, Maryland, looks to be a true test for the world's best golfers. The course is playing exceptionally long and the rough is extremely penal...at least a half stroke penalty if you find yourself veering from the fairway.  

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“Hands-down…best wedge we have tested in 2011. The scores for the Mizuno MP-T-11 wedges were off the charts!” – MyGolfSpy.com

by Iver Maple on June 9, 2011

MyGolfSpy.com, one of the most popular golf equipment sites in the world, recently reviewed the Grain Flow Forged Mizuno MP T-11 wedges, and to say they were impressed would be an understatement. The MP T-11 is the wedge of choice for Luke Donald, the #1 player in the world, and well known for having the finest short game in the world.Here are just a few comments from the review: “Quite frankly we can’t imagine many wedges will spin more than the

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