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Jan 11, 2008

UST Introduces New Proforce V2 Iron Shafts

FORT WORTH, Texas — Golf’s leading innovator in graphite shaft technology, UST ® (United Sports Technologies®) proudly introduces the next evolution in its highly acclaimed, high-performance Proforce Series — the Proforce V2 95 Constant Weight iron shafts — for players seeking the ultimate, constant-weight set of graphite shafts for irons.

The all-new Proforce V2 95 Constant Weight iron shaft set features an innovative design technique which produces consistent launch conditions and distance control from the tee and fairway. By utilizing progressive engineering and precision weighting, UST engineers have designed the V2 Constant Weight shaft set so each shaft — long and short iron alike — remains a consistent 95 grams incrementally throughout the set.

“Our new Proforce V2 Constant Weight irons shafts are designed to help golfers of all abilities improve their iron play through remarkable feel, tighter shot dispersion and unparalleled distance control,” says Gene Simpson, senior vice president for UST. “We’re excited about the performance this new design offers. The new V2 irons shafts incorporate the tightest tour tolerances in the industry and combine our tour-proven Proforce Tip Technology for added power, control and an extremely narrow shot dispersion.”

Played by such world-renowned golfers as Jim Furyk, Davis Love III, Rod Pampling and many others, the Proforce V2 shaft series masterfully balances torque, weight, spin and launch angle to create the most extraordinary power-to-torque ratios in golf. Today, the performance characteristics that make the Proforce V2 series a huge favorite on professional tours is now available in a constant weight set of graphite iron shafts.

The Proforce brand is a proven winner on the PGA Tour and remains one of the most successful shaft brands in golf. The eye-catching Proforce Series and its revolutionary ‘Proforce Tip Technology’ first shook up the golf industry with its 1999 Masters victory, and the second generation Proforce V2 is one of the hottest shaft series on the professional tours and in the marketplace today. The Proforce brand includes popular models from the Proforce HMOI Series, Proforce V2 Series, and Proforce Classic Series. Each series has its own unique technologies and are designed to fit a variety of swing profiles and golfers of all abilities.

Proforce V2 Constant Weight shafts are available in R-flex (94 grams), S-flex (95 grams) and X-flex (96 grams); 36- to 40-inch length; 0.370-in. parallel tip; 0.605- to 0.615-inch butt diameter. MSRP $400 for 8-pc set, or $50 individually.
 
For more information on UST or UST products visit www.ustgolfshaft.com.
UST makes graphite golf shafts for golf consumers and supplies many original equipment manufacturers, such as Titliest, Ping, Nike, Callaway, Cleveland, TaylorMade, Adams, Nickent, Wilson, Sonartec and others. UST also produces and distributes such world-renown graphite shaft brands as Proforce, ACCRA, IROD and Frequency Filtered Putter shafts which are played in more than 100 tour events on the PGA, SPGA, Nationwide and European tours. Headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, UST operates four manufacturing facilities throughout the world and produces more than four million graphite shafts a year for original equipment manufacturers and custom clubmakers. For more information about UST, visit www.ustgolfshaft.com.

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