Bobby Jones Golf Equipment Enjoy Testing Success

Released on: May 20, 2008, 9:05 am

Press Release Author: ORE UK

Industry: Retail

Press Release Summary: The pioneering Bobby Jones drivers have been ranked as the
best available in independent testing carried out by, an honour that is
also held by the company\'s hybrid and fairway woods ranges.

Press Release Body: Preston Lancashire (ORE UK) 20 May -- Bobby Jones\' drivers have
become the latest of the company\'s products to be voted the best in their class by
the independent golf equipment testing website

The innovative Bobby Jones hybrids and the company\'s range of fairway woods are also
currently ranked first in their class by the site.

Under methodology amateur golfers of varying handicaps carry out the
testing which is overseen by a PGA tour professional.

Testers are divided by handicap into three separate groups and are asked to rank the
clubs based on their shot accuracy and trajectory or distance, dependant on the type
of club being tested.

Bobby Jones drivers were ranked at number one by 139 testers in the most recent
round of testing carried out in January, the hybrids and fairway woods were tested
in March 2007 and April 2007 respectively.

Mark Richardson, Managing Director of Bobby Jones Europe, said: \"For our clubs to
rank first in testing is brilliant, but for it to happen across three club classes
is fantastic. We have always insisted that our clubs are the best available for
players of all abilities and the tests have vindicated our statements.
What is most rewarding about these results is that they have been decided by the
most important judges of all, the customers.\"

Winning acclaim and awards is not an unusual experience for the Bobby Jones hybrids,
having been named National Club Golfer \'Hybrid of the Year\' in 2006 and being Golf
Digest \'Hotlist\' medal winners for the last three years running.

A 30 minute infomercial which demonstrates the exceptional performance of the Bobby
Jones hybrid is currently being shown on the Setanta Golf Channel and on the Golf TV
Pro Shop Channel and will continue to do so for the rest of the year.

Bobby Jones Europe will be shortly be releasing the Workshop Edition Driver designed
by master craftsman Jessie Ortiz and the revolutionary Pelz Wedge Collection, a
groundbreaking collaboration between Ortiz and short game guru Dave Pelz.

The Workshop Edition Driver is the company\'s first new driver since 2004 and
features a plethora of innovative features including an enhanced \'triangle of
stability\' to provide greater \'gear effect\' on shots.

The Pelz Wedge is made from the Cronidur 30 wear-resistant alloy to provide
unparalleled spin longevity.

\"We are confident that once the Workshop Edition Driver and the Pelz Wedge
Collection are released they will soon be picking up awards and topping rankings as
well. These new clubs crafted and created by Jessie Ortiz will change the way both
the long and the short game are played,\" Mr Richardson continued.

Bobby Jones Europe\'s entire range of golf equipment, including, the Workshop Edition
Driver and the Pelz Wedge Collection - when released, can be bought by UK customers
via the company\'s website, European customers can order via telephone.

About Bobby Jones
Robert Tyre Jones is considered the greatest amateur golfer of all time. He won 13
major championships concluding in 1930, when he won all 4 major tournaments of that
era, the only Grand Slam in the history of golf.

The stylish and high performance golf hardware and apparel ensure that his legend
lives on with an exclusive range of high performance, drivers, hybrids and wedges
that put Bobby Jones at the pinnacle of the golf equipment market.
Designed by master craftsman Jesse Ortiz, the clubs are a technological breakthrough
in ease of playability, performance and style and are available in both men\'s and
ladies ranges in a choice of shafts and lofts.

The Bobby Jones apparel range is the ultimate in prestige and style. A sumptuous
collection tailored to exceptional quality and made out of the finest materials to
create inspirational designs for the discerning fashionista both on and off the
The Men\'s Players and Collection ranges offer a mix of vibrant colours with some
subtle tones and patterns, while the ladies range is inspired by the striking
colours of springtime in Paris.

Hi-tech sports performance wear is also offered by Bobby Jones with the superior
wicking qualities and luxurious feel of the XH20 range.

About Woodford Global PLC
Woodford Global PLC is a fast-growing, dynamic company with a diverse portfolio of
brands from the sports, lifestyle and leisure industries. The success it has
achieved has largely been due to the core values it stands for - integrity,
excellence, performance and innovation, together with being passionate about the
industries in which it operates.

Woodford Global is part of the Woodford organization, which also includes Woodford
Group PLC, the UK\'s largest and most successful land acquisition, remediation and
residential development company.

Woodford Global PLC was recently appointed to manage the Bobby Jones golf hardware,
golf accessories and apparel operations throughout Europe and South Africa.

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Contact Details: ORE UK
Tel: 01772 318 700

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