Smith & Wesson Corp. announced that the master gunsmiths of its renowned Performance Center have added four new competition-ready models to the M&P pistol line with the availability of the M&P Performance Center Ported series.
This week at The WON, LaserMax and Smith & Wesson have teamed up to bring you a special prize package, including a LaserMax Centerfire for Smith & Wesson J-Frame revolvers and a pink Smith & Wesson hat, autographed by Team Smith & Wesson ‘s captain, Julie Golob!
Smith & Wesson Corp. today announced that the master gunsmiths of the legendary Performance Center have once again elevated the perception of the classic wheel gun through the introduction of four new one-of-a-kind revolvers.
Smith & Wesson Corp. announced today that seven-year Smith & Wesson Shooting Team Captain Julie Golob has recently been awarded the National Rifle Association (NRA) Action Pistol Distinguished Badge.
Smith & Wesson, a U.S.-based leader in firearm design and manufacturing, has signed on as a bronze sponsor for the Wyoming Women’s Antelope Hunt. Smith & Wesson professional shooting team captain Julie Golob will attend the hunt as a special guest. The hunt will take place October 3 to October 6, 2013, at The Ranch at Ucross outside Buffalo, Wyoming, and will be hosted by the Wyoming Women’s Foundation.
There is a starting line for everything: for college – orientation, for a novel – page 1, and for a shooting career – the first match. My first match, and the beginning of my love for competition, happened in 2008 at Steel Challenge World Championship. From the moment I first stepped on the dusty range […]
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (May 22, 2013) – Smith & Wesson Corp. today announced that Team Smith & Wesson members captured three national titles in the Overall as well as the Senior and Women’s categories at the 2013 United States Practical Shooting Association (USPSA) Revolver National Championships. Top winners included Smith & Wesson Champion Jerry Miculek, who […]
How many Bianchi Cup competitors does it take to get a .22 conversion attached to a 1911 handgun? Funny story, actually … let me start by saying Bianchi Cup is one of the most difficult matches in the world, focused on a brutal combination of accuracy, under a time limit. Those who compete are incredibly […]
Large financial expenditures seem small when your life depends on it I spare no expense in making sure my duty belt contains the best equipment allowed by my agency’s policy. I work in an unforgiving environment where calling a ‘time out’ isn’t an option. It’s not uncommon for policies to be out of date, or […]
I ordered a Smith & Wesson Model 642 Airweight and received it about six months ago. The snub-nosed revolver, aka snubby, travels with me almost daily now. I crossed over the line a few years ago, from trying to decide ahead of time whether I’d need a concealed carry gun to the point of always carrying one when legal. It just became too much of a time waster to try to imagine why and where I’d need it. Better to, as 5.11 Tactical says, “Always be ready.”
Glasgow, MT – In this month’s episode of JulieG Radio, champion shooter, author, veteran, hunter and expecting mom Julie Golob tackles the tough question should I shoot while I am pregnant? Going beyond just the short answer, to discuss the issue with your physician and partner, Julie delves deep into the subject and lists resources […]
Rolla, MO — Oct. 18, 2012 — (Women’s Outdoor News) — We are celebrating the launch on Thurs., Oct. 18, of another means of sharing news, reviews and stories about women hunting, shooting, fishing, kayaking, hiking and cooking in the outdoors on YouTube. Our debut video on YouTube features pro shooter Julie Golob’s first shot […]
Columbia, MO – Team Smith & Wesson Captain Julie Golob has won the 2012 NRA Bianchi Cup Women’s National Championship. The MidwayUSA/NRA Bianchi Cup match, held at the Green Valley Rifle & Pistol Club, is widely considered one of the most difficult—and prestigious—events in competition shooting, due to the high degree of accuracy required in […]
Barry, Illinois – Team Smith & Wesson Captain Julie Golob overcame morning rain, afternoon heat and challenging courses of fire to win 2012 USPSA Ladies Single Stack National Champion honors at the United States Practical Shooting Association Nationals, May 3 – 5. This win marks Julie’s 13th USPSA Ladies National Champion title. In this match, […]
Morro Bay, California – Molly Smith, the youngest member of Team Smith & Wesson, won three first-place finishes on Saturday, April 21, at the 2012 International Confederation of Revolver Enthusiasts (ICORE) Southwest Regional Match. “It was just a fantastic match, and everyone had a wonderful time!” said Molly. Competing as part of a record-breaking turnout of […]
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (April 12, 2012) — Smith & Wesson Corp. today announced the introduction of the company’s new slim, concealable, lightweight, striker-fired polymer pistol with the unveiling of the M&P Shield™. Available in 9mm and .40 S&W, the new M&P Shield features a slim design combined with the proven and trusted features found in the […]
Team Smith & Wesson Captain Julie Golob was interviewed live on Sunday afternoon, November 20, on Tom Gresham’s popular nationally syndicated Gun Talk Radio program. Julie answered questions from callers, and talked about her soon-to-be-released first book, Shoot: Your Guide to Shooting and Competition. If you missed the live broadcast, you can listen to the […]
Las Vegas, Nev. – Team Smith & Wesson Captain Julie Golob won the Ladies Revolver Championship at the USPSA Nationals September 20. This makes Julie the only shooter, male or female, ever to win a national championship in all six divisions (Open, Limited, L10, Production, Single Stack and Revolver) in USPSA’s 35-year history. Julie shot […]
Tenth-grader Molly Smith of Team Smith & Wesson won First Lady Iron Sighted Revolver honors (for the second year in a row) at the recent Steel Challenge World Speed Shooting Championships in Piru, California. Her winning score was 141.99. Molly shot the match with her Smith & Wesson Model 627 revolver chambered in .38 caliber. […]
“I’d like to thank my sponsors, my talented teammates, the Academy of Excellence . . .” OK, so I didn’t actually win an Academy of Excellence award at this year’s Shooting Industry Masters, but FMG Publications certainly made everyone feel as if they won. In fact, we all went home with mini versions of the […]
At least every couple of years I head overseas to take part in an international shooting competition. If you think that flying with firearms within the United States is nerve-racking, the thought of going abroad might be downright terrifying. In all honesty (knock on wood) I have never had an issue with traveling with my […]
We’re looking forward to introducing you to teen shooter from California Molly Smith and her new blog called “Millisecond Molly.” It debuts soon. Molly shoots on Team Smith & Wesson, and blogs about her adventures at her own blog, The Molly Minute. Her enthusiasm for the shooting sports and her bubbly personality combine to make […]
Corpus Christi, TX—Team Smith & Wesson shooter Laura Torres-Reyes won High Lady honors April 3 at the International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA) Coastal Bend Challenge at the Starry Shooting Range in Corpus Christi, Texas. Torres-Reyes shot the match with her Smith & Wesson M&P Pro chambered in 9mm, achieving the high score of 199.34. “It […]
As the 140th Annual NRA Meetings & Exhibits in Pittsburgh continues into the weekend, by all accounts increasing numbers of women are becoming shooters—and this trend is generating considerable media controversy. On April 20, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review columnist Eric Heyl published a column entitled “NRA effort to attract women off target,” in which he pooh-poohed the […]
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (July 27, 2010) — Smith & Wesson Corp., the legendary 158-year old firearms maker announced that it has begun shipping the new BODYGUARD 380 semi-automatic pistol and BODYGUARD 38 revolver. Incorporating the latest advancements in personal protection technology, the new BODYGUARDS offer consumers a new uniquely engineered, lightweight, self-defense firearm with built-in laser […]