What Does Srixon Stand For?
What is the meaning of the name Srixon?
Srixon is an unusual name for golf company or manufacturer? So what does Srixon stand for?
First things first, Srixon are one of the world’s leading golf brands with clubs, balls, bags and gloves amongst the offering.
But what do we know about Srixon? What is the meaning of Srixon? And how did the company get the name?
What does Srixon mean?
The name Srixon is made up of three elements: SRI from the company name (Sumitomo Rubber Industries), X (which is Japanese for dreams) and ON (which is Japanese for going forwards).
Sumitomo Rubber Industries have been producing golf equipment since purchasing Dunlop Japan in the 1960s when they name Srixon was born.
SRI Sports Limited was set up as a subsidiary of Sumitomo Rubber Industries, and is the management company operating Srixon.
Is Srixon a Japanese brand?
Yes, although the company is now based in California since SRI Sports Limited bought Cleveland in 2007 and merged the brands into one.
Sumitomo Rubber Industries, the parent company, originate in Japan and that makes Srixon a Japanese brand.
Who owns the Srixon brand?
As mentioned, the Srixon brand of golf equipment is owned by SRI Sports Limited, which in turn has a parent company Sumitomo Rubber Industries.
SRI Sports Limited owns the Srixon brand as well as Cleveland Golf and Dunlop Sport.
Is Srixon owned by Titleist?
No. Titleist is owned by Acushnet, an American company.
Do any pros use Srixon?
A number of major winners are signed up as Srixon pros including Brooks Koepka, Hideki Matsuyama and Shane Lowry.
Keegan Bradley, Cameron Champ, Brett Drewitt, J.B. Holmes, Russell Knox, Brooks Koepka, Martin Laird, Graeme McDowell, William McGirt, Max McGreevy, Matthew Nesmith, Seung-Yul Noh, Andrew Novak, Taylor Pendrith, Andrew Putnam, Sam Ryder, JJ Spaun, Sepp Straka and Jared Wolfe are other tour stars signed up with Srixon.
In the women’s game, Srixon ambassadors include Inbee Park, Hannah Green, Minjee Lee and Nasa Hataoka.
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