(FORT WORTH, TX) – UST Mamiya – maker of the world’s finest carbon fiber golf shafts and premium grips – confirms that the winner of the PGA Tour’s AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am relied on its Proforce AXIVCore Tour Red shaft in his driver (69 gram, x-flex).Continuing the trend of strong showings for UST Mamiya users, the champion recorded multiple rounds in the 60s en route to claiming his first PGA Tour victory, as well as the Pro-Am title at Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, CA. The win is the second for the company during the 2011 Tour season.“This venue always provides an exciting challenge for the world’s best golfers and it is no surprise that the top player relied on our shafts to successfully navigate such a difficult course,” says Robb Schikner, Vice President of Sales and Marketing of UST Mamiya. “Our products help players of any skill level achieve longer, straighter shots and lower scores.”Likened to the precision of Lexus automobiles, 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 ATTAS and Proforce lines, which have received significant usage on major professional tours internationally. During 2010, UST Mamiya users recorded 33 victories worldwide, including 14 on the PGA Tour. Other wins came on the PGA European, Nationwide, Champions, European Senior and Asian Tours. Paralleling its achievements at the professional level, the company’s shafts have remained the top-selling aftermarket option in the United States the past four years.
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.”For more information: UST Mamiya, 817.267.2219.