PRESS RELEASE, September 2012

Rory McIlroy, a Colantotte by Arc Quest Staff Professional, Wins 2012 BMW Championship

McIlroy rallies to win back-to-back win in exciting Sunday shootout

Osaka, Japan- September 10, 2012- Colantotte, by Arc Quest, manufacturer of award winning axially magnetized magnets, proudly announced that Rory McIlroy, the company’s longtime supporter and spokesperson, won the 2012 BMW Championship wearing Colantotte’s new “Flex” wristband.

This pivotal win comes after 6 short days of winning the Deutsche Bank Championship. With a final round 5-under-par 67 at Crooked Stick Golf Club, Rory finished at 20-under 268 contenders by two shots. McIlroy has won three of his last four starts with a total of 4 wins in 2012 including 1 Major at the PGA Championship.

According to Arc Quest Co., Ltd. CEO Katsumi Komatsu, “Rory is proving to the world his relentless commitment to seek victory as the best golfer of his generation. He is solidifying his place as the No. 1 player in the official world golf rankings.”

At the BMW Championship in Carmel, IN McIlroy demonstrated consistent and dynamic play. For the second week in a row he finished 20 shots under par. And for the first time in his career, the 23-year old from Northern Ireland clinched back-to-back tournament wins.

McIlroy's Flex wristband is new to the 2012 Colantotte product line-up. It offers a relaxed fit featuring premium grade silicone, four 100mT (1,000 Gauss) ferrite permanent magnets and abundant levels of negative ion producing minerals. According to Rory McIlroy, "Colantotte is an important tool that helps maintain my focus and gives me great confidence in my abilities on and off the course."

"With an exceptional playing record in 2012 Rory has placed himself within the top 5 spots for the season's final event, The Tour Championship. We wish him all the very best to win the Cup. We thank Rory for wearing Colantotte and endorsing our products (Komatsu)."

Incorporating Colantotte's signature magnetic technology in a unique Alternating North-South Polarity Orientation (ANSPO™), the Flex wristband is perfect for everyday use and is available in 8 unique color variations including, black & gray, black & yellow, black & white, black & red, blue & white, navy & red, pink, and orange. For details regarding the Flex and other products worn by Rory McIlroy please visit

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