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Celebrate The Season With Brunswick Billiards

Industry Leader Offers Pool Tables and Cues with Superior Quality and
World-Class Design for Gifting and Entertaining

BRISTOL, Wis., Nov. 8, 2011 - Bring your "A" game to holiday gifting and entertaining with the help of Brunswick Billiards, the country's leading manufacturer of billiards tables, game room furnishings and billiards equipment. Brunswick Billiards has connected generations around the world for more than 165 years and this year commemorates the 50th anniversary of its Gold Crown(TM) family of tables. The company also has released a limited-edition series of Gold Crown pool cues to celebrate the anniversary.

"For more than 160 years, Brunswick Billiards tables have brought families and friends together," said Austin Rothbard, president, Brunswick Billiards. "This holiday season, we celebrate not only the anniversary of this award-winning table, but also the role it has played in shaping the industry and the thousands of memories it has created for families around the world. The Gold Crown series' excellent craftsmanship and sleek design have contributed to its overall reputation as one of the industry's 'best playing professional pool tables'."

Since its debut in 1961, the Brunswick Billiards Gold Crowntable has been updated with new features for optimized playability. The current Gold CrownV edition features nickel-corner castings, apron details and a redesigned ball storage area to give the table a stronger, bolder appearance. The large capacity drop pockets, flush rail castings and quick set foot plates® help facilitate play.

The limited-edition Gold Crown pool cue collection, which includes three distinct styles - Model GC1 (SRP: $500), Model GC3 (SRP: $600) and Model GC5 (SRP: $700), is available for sale nationwide at select retail locations throughout the 2011 holiday season. Only 500 Model GC5 cues will be available nationwide, and each is numbered to reflect its exclusivity and quality stature.  

"Help a player exude the confidence he or she needs to develop their billiards game by giving a cue this holiday season," adds Rothbard. "We're proud to offer players a limited-edition cue that is designed to fit their needs, personalities and styles of play. The quality design, cutting-edge technology and laser engraved details make this collection worthy of the Gold Crown name and an investment worth calling one's own."

POCKET FULL OF FUN
A billiards room is not just about the pool table. It's about spending time with family and friends and making memories that will last a lifetime. According to Rondi Hillstrom Davis, author of the award-winning book Together: Creating Family Traditions, organizing a family game night with an activity such as pool gives families a chance to enjoy an evening of togetherness and fun. A holiday get-together provides the perfect opportunity to create memories around the pool table.

"Setting aside just a small period of time together will help build powerful family connections," said Davis. "Consider the addition of a pool table to a family room as an investment that will pay dividends for years to come. The best times of our lives are the ones we share together."

For more information on Brunswick Billiards, visit  BrunswickBilliards.com, or become a pool fan on Facebook at Facebook.com/BrunswickBilliards. Stay up-to-date on the latest billiards' trends by following the Brunswick Billiards' blog at BeyondThePocket.com.

About Brunswick Billiards
Connecting generations through superior craftsmanship and innovation since 1845, Brunswick Billiards has been the leader in designing the highest-quality billiards and pool tables and game room furnishings preferred by experts around the world.  Based in Bristol, Wis., the billiards division of Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC), has more than 300 retail dealer locations across the United States and international distributors in more than 40 countries. For more information about Brunswick Billiards and its product line, visit  www.BrunswickBilliards.com.

About Brunswick Corporation
Headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois., Brunswick Corporation endeavors to instill "Genuine Ingenuity"(TM) in all its leading consumer brands, including Mercury and Mariner outboard engines; Mercury MerCruiser sterndrives and inboard engines; MotorGuide trolling motors; Attwood marine parts and accessories; Land 'N' Sea, Kellogg Marine, and Diversified Marine parts and accessories distributors; Arvor, Bayliner, Boston Whaler, Cabo Yachts, Crestliner, Cypress Cay, Harris FloteBote, Hatteras, Lowe, Lund, Meridian, Princecraft, Quicksilver, Rayglass, Sea Ray, Suncruiser, Triton Aluminum, Trophy, Uttern and Valiant boats; Life Fitness and Hammer Strength fitness equipment; Brunswick bowling centers, equipment and consumer products; Brunswick billiards tables and foosball tables. For more information, visit  http://www.brunswick.com.

About Rondi Hillstrom Davis
Award winning author and experienced media guest, Rondi Hillstrom Davis has appeared on numerous television and radio shows. Her Family Style philosophy has earned her a reputation as an outspoken authority on the importance of creating family traditions in today's busy world. As co-author of the book Together: Creating Family Traditions, she presents quick, articulated thoughts on ways to bring families together with style.

Together: Creating Family Traditions, received  numerous awards, including a Benjamin Franklin Award for Best How-to Book, and a Book of the Year Award from ForeWord Magazine. Her book reached #1 Best Seller status on Amazon.com's Holiday charts. It is also recommended by PBSkids.org. For more information please visit  www.togetherparenting.com.  

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Contact: Stephanie Florence
JSH&A Public Relations
Phone: 630.916.3042
Email: Stephanie@jsha.com

Contact: Christine Weyand
Brunswick Billiards
Phone: 262.857.5248
Email: Christine.Weyand@brunswickbilliards.com

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