Tuesday, April 15, 2014

KENTWOOL Staff Player Bubba Watson Wins the 2014 Masters

Earns Second Green Jacket Wearing Limited-Edition ‘Bubba Green’ Made in the USA Tour Profile Model

(GREENVILLE, SC) – KENTWOOL – the 171-year-old, family-owned American textile innovator – reports that staff player Bubba Watson wore its limited-edition, ‘Bubba Green’ Tour Profile performance golf sock en route to winning the 2014 Masters.

Relying on KENTWOOL’s proprietary, fatigue-reducing blend of air-infused merino wool, Watson finished at eight-under-par 280 and earned his second Green Jacket. Entering the final round tied for the lead, Watson fell back by two shots, but critical birdies on holes six, eight and nine helped the 35-year-old fire a 69 and seal his sixth PGA Tour victory. The win also put Watson at a career-high No. 4 on the Official World Golf Ranking.

“Of the many players that wore our socks at Augusta, 86 percent made the cut,” says Mark Kent, CEO and President of KENTWOOL. “While Bubba again captured the greatest prize in golf, they all benefited from our blister-free guarantee.”

The KENTWOOL limited-edition Bubba Green model ($19.95) is sold exclusively at www.KENTWOOLSocks.com. Offered while supplies last through May 16, this distinctive green model boasts yellow heel and toe patterns with red brand accents. Crafted from a proprietary blend of fine merino wool and high-tech fibers for superior moisture management, the socks are Made in the USA.

"The first one for me, it’s almost like I lucked into it,” said Watson. “After giving it away last year, I wanted it back. This one was a lot of hard work and dedication."

An authentic southern textile company, KENTWOOL is devoted to helping golfers feel their best with every step. Each pair features WINDspun technology that infuses the fibers with air to provide unrivaled cushioning at micro-stress points along the foot, enhancing comfort and energy levels while helping reduce injury risk. The full KENTWOOL line includes the new KW Series Pro Light and Sport models, Tour Profile, Low Profile, Tour Standard, The Graduate and 19th Hole designs.

In addition to Watson, KENTWOOL socks are trusted in competition by scores of Tour stars, including Matt Kuchar, Jonathan Byrd, Beatriz Recari, Ryann O’Toole, Peter Jacobsen, Duffy Waldorf, Brendon de Jonge, Tom Gillis, Jane Park, Charles Warren, Kevin Johnson, Kristy McPherson, Shasta Averyhardt, Jenny Suh, Sarah Kemp, Jenny Gleason, Meaghan Francella and Jenny Hong.

For more information: www.KENTWOOLSocks.com, 1-877-5-PROSOX (1-877-577-6769).

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