Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Billiards Introduces New Velvet Series Cue Collection

     Sleek, Smooth Design Allows for Effortless Play and Turn-Key Striking

BRISTOL, Wis., May 21, 2012 - Rack 'em up! Brunswick Billiards, a world leader
in the design of billiards tables, game room furnishings and billiards
equipment, is rolling out a brand new series of cues -  the VELVET(® )Series Cue
Collection. Each cue features piloted joint two-piece construction, expertly
weighted and balanced for smooth play and brilliant shots.

"The new Brunswick Billiards VELVET Series Cue collection is sleek and smooth
just like its name.  The sophisticated combination of North American maple and
genuine Irish linen is an elegant addition to any table," said Austin Rothbard,
president, Brunswick Billiards. "These cues offer billiards players the ability
to play effortlessly, while also providing them with the craftsmanship they've
come to expect from Brunswick for more than 165 years."

The VELVET series cue collection, which includes eight distinct styles - Models
AR1 & AR2 (SRP: $59.99), Models SC1 & SC2 (SRP: $79.99), Models JS1 & JS2 (SRP:
$99.99) and Models JB1 & JB2 (SRP $149.99) will be available for sale nationwide
at select retail locations beginning this month.

For more information on all of Brunswick Billiards' current product offerings,
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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

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 marine parts and accessories; Land
'N' Sea, Kellogg Marine, and Diversified Marine parts and accessories
distributors; Bayliner, Boston Whaler, Brunswick Commercial and Government
Products, Cabo Yachts, Crestliner, Cypress Cay, Harris FloteBote, Hatteras,
Lowe, Lund, Meridian, Princecraft, Quicksilver, Rayglass, Sea Ray, 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

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  Contact:   Kelly Karcz
             JSH&A Public Relations

  Phone:     630.932.9316


  Contact:   Christine Weyand
             Brunswick Billiards

  Phone:     262.857.5248


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