Press Release Summary: The pioneering Bobby Jones drivers have been ranked as the best available in independent testing carried out by rankmark.com, 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 rankmark.com.
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 rankmark.com 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 rankmark.com 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 course. 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.