Brunswick Corporation : Brunswick Billiards' Ewa Laurance Wins WPBA Masters with Limited Edition Gold Crown Anniversary Pool Cue

BRISTOL, Wis., Feb. 13, 2012 - It may be cold outside, but things heated up
during the Women's Professional Billiard Association (WPBA) Masters Tournament
hosted recently at the Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort in Mt. Pleasant, Mich.
Using her new Brunswick Billiards' Limited Edition Gold Crown Anniversary Pool
Cue,  Ewa Mataya Laurance, "The Striking Viking," came out on top defeating No.
2-ranked Allison Fisher, a veteran champion and fellow Billiards Congress of
America Hall of Famer.

"It was a true battle of champions, and we're thrilled to see Ewa rise to the
top. Brunswick Billiards prides itself by creating top-of-the-line billiards
equipment, and we are delighted one of our new Gold Crown Anniversary Pool Cues
served as her trusted companion throughout the tournament," said Austin
Rothbard, president, Brunswick Billiards. "As our spokesperson for 24 years, Ewa
continues to champion the sport of billiards as she shares her knowledge, tips
and love of the game with pool enthusiasts around the world."

Laurance took an early 2-1 lead in the race to 7, and continued her winning
streak until Fisher caught up and tied the score at 5-5. After two more intense
rounds , Laurance finally defeated Fisher 7-5, taking home a grand prize of
$10,000 and another title of WPBA Masters Champion.

"Now that I have my game and confidence back, I feel great about the rest of the
year on tour," said Ewa Laurance. "I have at least five or six major events left
to play this year, and I can't wait!"

Brunswick Billiards' Limited Edition Gold Crown Anniversary Pool Cue became
available in stores nationwide in October of 2011.

This was Laurance's first WPBA Masters win in 14 years. Viewers can tune in to
ESPN from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. EST on Sunday, March 18 to catch the televised airing
of the three final-round, one-hour matches. Ewa is scheduled to compete at the
WPBA 2012 U.S. Open in June, an event she has previously won twice.

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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

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            Kelly Karcz
            JSH&A Public Relations

 Phone:     630.932.9316


            Christine Weyand
            Brunswick Billiards

 Phone:     262.857.5248


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