Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Completes Sale of Retail Bowling Business to Bowlmor AMF

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Sept 18, 2014 - Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) today
announced that it has completed the previously announced sale of its Retail
Bowling business to Bowlmor AMF for $270 million.

In a related strategic action, Brunswick continues the process of selling its
Bowling Products business in a separate transaction.

As previously stated, Brunswick anticipates net proceeds from both these
divestitures and associated actions to be approximately $270 million to $290
million, which reflects the Company's current estimates for taxes and
liabilities.  Brunswick believes its best opportunity to increase shareholder
value is to use these net proceeds to strengthen its Marine and Fitness
segments. Further, the Company plans to consider the following: increasing the
quarterly dividend, accelerating contributions to the Company's underfunded
pension plans as part of its de-risking strategy, and establishing a share
repurchase program.

About Brunswick

Headquartered in Lake Forest, Ill., 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 and Whale marine parts and
accessories; Land 'N' Sea, Kellogg Marine, and Diversified Marine and Bell RPG
parts and accessories distributors; Bayliner, Boston Whaler, Brunswick
Commercial and Government Products, Crestliner, Cypress Cay, Harris FloteBote,
Lowe, Lund, Meridian, Princecraft, Quicksilver, Rayglass, Sea Ray and Uttern
boats, and Life Fitness and Hammer Strength fitness equipment, Brunswick
billiards tables and table tennis. For more information, visit


Contact:         Bruce Byots
                        Vice President - Corporate and Investor Relations
Phone:           847-735-4612

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