6 Things You Didn't Know About Srixon

Here we take a look at six things you didn't know about the golf club manufacturer, Srixon.

Things You Didn't Know About Srixon

Here we take a look at six things you didn't know about the golf manufacturer, Srixon.

6 Things You Didn't Know About Srixon

A company with countless professional and Major Championship victories, Srixon often gets overlooked when discussing brands in golf. Few know of the history and quality of their equipment so we have given these six facts to wow your golf companions after your round.

1. Srixon is a company owned by SRI Sports Limited which is a subsidiary of Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd. This is part of the Sumitomo Group based in Japan. Usually they manufactured tyres and other rubber products before developments in technology lead to improved production in its golf balls. This has similarities with Bridgestone Golf.

2. Despite its Japanese origins, Srixon is currently based in Huntington, California.

3. On Srixon's website they offer a Hole-in-One recognition packet. The four criteria to fill out and send to them are as follows;

  1. Date of Hole-in-One
  2. Course, Hole, Distance
  3. Cleveland Golf/Srixon Product used
  4. Your name and shipping address

4. Srixon's list of Tour players past and present includes - Hideki Matsuyama, 2019 Open Champion Shane Lowry, Graeme McDowell, Ryan Fox, Keegan Bradley, Hannah Green, Inbee Park, Minjee Lee and Ernie Els. Young PGA Tour start Cameron Champ also uses Srixon golf balls to smash the ball over 320 yards.

5. Back in 2007 SRI Sports Limited purchased Cleveland Golf and since then it has been linked with Srixon. As a result many Srixon Tour players use Cleveland wedges in their setups. Cleveland first came into existence in 1979 under the name of the famous Roger Cleveland.

6. Srixon is believed to have more than 500 golf ball patents around the world. Two of the latest models are the Z-Star and Q-Star Tour.

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Sam Tremlett
Senior Staff Writer

A golfer for most of his life, Sam is a Senior Staff Writer for Golf Monthly. 

Working with golf gear and equipment over the last five years, Sam has quickly built outstanding knowledge and expertise on golf products ranging from drivers, to balls, to shoes. 

He also loves to test golf apparel especially if it a piece that can be used just about anywhere!

As a result he has always been the one family and friends come to for buying advice and tips.

He is a graduate of Swansea University where he studied History and American Studies, and he has been a part of the Golf Monthly team since December 2017. He also previously worked for World Soccer and Rugby World magazines.

Sam now spends most of his time testing and looking after golf gear content for the website. He also oversees all Tour player content as well. 

Unfortunately, Sam is not a member of any club at the moment but regularly gets out on the golf course to keep up the facade of having a handicap of five.