Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Julie Golob on Top Guns

Smith & Wesson’s Julie Golob To Be Featured on History Channel’s ‘Top Guns’

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (March 7, 2012) – Smith & Wesson Corp. today announced that Julie Golob, Professional Shooter and Captain of Team Smith & Wesson, is scheduled to appear on the new show “Top Guns,” airing tonight on the H2 Channel. As this week’s special guest, Golob talks with host Colby Donaldson about the handguns that are taking the competitive shooting circuit by storm.

Airing at 10/9 PM Central, tonight’s viewers will get a closer look into three Smith & Wesson® firearms that were specifically designed with the competition shooter in mind. During the show, Golob discusses the feature benefits of the M&P40 Pro Series, Model 625 JM and the 1911 Pro Series in 9mm. After the discussion is over the lead starts to fly, as the three firearms are put through their paces in some healthy competition.

“I am really excited about this episode of Top Guns,” said Julie Golob. “Having the opportunity to talk about three of my favorite Smith & Wesson firearms and getting to shoot with Colby and Top Shot alumni was an incredible experience. We had a lot of fun and I am looking forward to watching the show.”

To see how these firearms fare in the eyes of today’s experts, be sure to tune into the H2 Channel. For those fans who can’t wait till tonight, a sneak preview of the episode is available at

“Smith & Wesson has always enjoyed a strong relationship with the members of its shooting team and their input on product development is clearly seen in our company’s current line of competition-ready handguns,” said Mario Pasantes, Smith & Wesson’s Senior Vice President of Marketing and Global Professional Sales. “Both the Performance Center and Pro Series lines of firearms are expertly engineered to meet the high standards shared by today’s professional and recreational shooter. Working with the History Channel has provided us with a unique opportunity to have these products displayed to their fullest potential by an elite pro such as Julie.”

About Smith & Wesson
Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: SWHC) is a U.S.-based leader in firearm manufacturing and design, delivering a broad portfolio of quality firearms, related products and training to the global military, law enforcement, and consumer markets. The company’s brands include Smith & Wesson, M&P and Thompson/Center Arms. Smith & Wesson facilities are located in Massachusetts and Maine. For more information on Smith & Wesson, call (800) 331-0852 or log on to

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