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March 1, 2018 MEXICO CITY

Bridgestone Maintains Its Commitment to Boosting World-Class Golf in Mexico

Bridgestone promoted the maximum performance of golfers and fans during the second edition of the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship

Bridgestone renews commitment to golf in Mexico

Bridgestone reaffirmed its commitment to the best golf in the world while sponsoring the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship, for the second year in a row. The 2018 event held from February 28 to March 4 at the Chapultepec Golf Club, in Mexico City.

"The essence of golf is part of our philosophy and foundations focused on teamwork, camaraderie and maximum performance, so sponsoring the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship once again will allow us to continue enhancing the historical trajectory and leadership that characterize all Bridgestone products and services," said Alejandro Cortés, Marketing Director for Bridgestone Latin America North (BS-LAN).

In its second edition of the tournament in our country, participated more than ninety thousand fans that meet and share time with 45 of the 50 best players in the world, including the defending champion, Dustin Johnson, as well as Matt Kuchar, who finished second at The Open Championship 2017. Kuchar is also a proud international ambassador of Bridgestone Golf.

About Bridgestone de México, S.A. de C.V. (BSMX):

Bridgestone Mexico is a subsidiary of the Bridgestone Latin America North (BS-LAN) business unit, which is part of the Bridgestone America Tire Division (BATO LA) and Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations (BATO), headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee. BSMX manufactures and markets passenger and light truck tires, as well as truck and bus, agricultural and off road tires. The company owns a plant located in Cuernavaca, Morelos for tire manufacture, and a second plant for the manufacture of retread materials in Leon, Guanajuato; both plants are certified and awarded in all areas of quality, safety and environment. BSMX markets its products through a network of dealers and retailers and provides products to original equipment manufacturers. For more information, visit:

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