UST Mamiya News & Press Releases

Jun 25, 2012

UST Mamiya Shaft Used by Winner of Travelers Championship

FORT WORTH, TX – June 25, 2012 – UST Mamiya, maker of the world’s finest carbon fiber golf shafts – reports the winner of the Travelers Championship relied on PROFORCE AXIVCORE in his driver (79 Tour Black X-flex) to earn his first PGA Tour victory. PROFORCE V2 was also used by the second place finisher in his 3-wood and hybrid.

The champion carded rounds of 68, 66, 70 and 62 (-14) and came from 6 shots off the lead in the final round to earn his first victory on the PGA Tour. The win catapults him to 23rd place in the FedEx Cup Points Race.

“UST Mamiya wants to congratulate the winner of the Travelers Championship,” says Robb Schikner, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “UST Mamiya shafts continue to find their way into the winners circle with back-to-back wins on the PGA Tour.”

All UST Mamiya carbon-fiber shafts are made using handcrafted, repeatable production techniques that incorporate world-class engineering and premium-selected raw materials. This combines with tight tolerances, constant taper design and low-resin content to enhance feel during the golf swing.

The company produces a variety of shaft models, including the renowned Proforce and ATTAS lines, which have received significant usage on major professional tours internationally. Paralleling its achievements at the professional level, the company’s shafts have remained the top-selling aftermarket option in the United States the past five years.

Knowing that every golfer who installs a new shaft will also need a grip, UST Mamiya offers a line of premium offerings, with groundbreaking new models being introduced in 2012. They include Tour PC, Soft Touch, Comp DV2 Torsion, Pro DV2 Torsion Cord, and ST1putter grips.

About UST Mamiya

Since 1991, UST Mamiya graphite shafts are favored by recreational and competitive golfers worldwide. In 2009, UST (U.S.) combined operations and assumed responsibility for the sports division of its parent company, Mamiya-OP (Japan) and now leads the drive for quality and innovation globally. Distributed in 30-plus countries, UST Mamiya provides shafts to consumers, retailers, club-fitters and original equipment manufacturers Adams, Bridgestone, Callaway, Cleveland, Cobra, Mizuno, Nike, PING, TaylorMade, Titleist, Wilson and more. Company R&D and manufacturing facilities are in the U.S., Japan, China and Bangladesh. UST Mamiya advisory staff includes renowned instructors among GOLF Magazine’s “Top 100” and at Golf Digest’s “America’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses.

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