Titleist prevents customers from personalizing golf balls with “Let’s Go Brandon”

by | Dec 10, 2021 | Golf Balls

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Customers who attempted to print the popular anti-biden chant “Let’s Go Brandon” on Titleist golf balls received an error message stating that their orders could not be fulfilled.

“So @Titleist now has the phrase ‘Let’s Go Brandon!’ forbidden. on their golf balls, “social media strategist Caleb Hull tweeted Thursday, adding that he has been able to print the phrase on golf balls in the past.

Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo, and President Trump in Mar-a-Lago. Boebert wore a “Let’s go Brandon” dress by Andre Soriano.
(Office of Rep. Boebert)

A report from PJ Media also stated that “Lets Go Brandon” was not allowed on golf balls.

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When Fox News Digital tried to personalize a Titleist Pro V1 ball on the company’s website with the phrase “Let’s Go Brandon,” an error message read: “Sorry, one or more of the words you selected cannot be used. Please read See our terms and conditions to learn more about what we will be printing. “

The website states in part of these terms and conditions: “Acushnet Company reserves the right to refuse orders for any printing on our products that, in our sole discretion, is inconsistent with our corporate values ​​or branding, including, but not limited to, logos , Designs and / or personalizations that are negative in nature, advocate violence or illegal activity, or are offensive, hateful, threatening, slanderous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene or pornographic. “

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI - MAY 21: A Titleist bag is seen during the second round of the AdventHealth Championship at the Blue Hills Country Club on May 21, 2021 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Ed Zurga / Getty Images)

KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI – MAY 21: A Titleist bag is seen during the second round of the AdventHealth Championship at the Blue Hills Country Club on May 21, 2021 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga / Getty Images)
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It is unclear which of these categories the phrase “Let’s Go Brandon” violated.

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Acushnet, the parent company of Titleist, did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Fox News.

Certain political and vulgar messages that Fox News Digital tested on the site did not receive the same error message, including “F Trump”, “ACAB”, “Antifa”, “Kill Cops”, “Impeach Trump”, and “Kill Trump”.

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The three-word phrase became a social media sensation in October after an NBC sports reporter claimed in an interview that the background crowd cheered “Let’s Go Brandon” in support of NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Brandon Brown after he won his first race win. Alabama’s Talladega Superspeedway had driven in.

In reality, fans were clearly singing “F *** Joe Biden,” which had become a trend at major sporting events in recent months.

A protester stops

A protester holds a “Let’s Go Brandon!” Log in at Grand Park for a March for Freedom rally demonstrating against the LA City Council’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for city employees and contractors on November 8, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mario Tama / Getty Images)
(Mario Tama / Getty Images)

Memes, jokes, and comments immediately spread across the internet posted by Trump supporters, Biden critics, and those who poked fun at NBC coverage during the interview.

The phrase has appeared on billboards, in boat parades, clothing, a Republican Congressman’s dress, airplane banners, and was even mentioned by former President Trump, despite saying he preferred the mundane version of the chant.