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Mar 18, 2010

UST Mamiya Experiencing Worldwide Tour Success in 2010

Premium Golf-Club Shaft Manufacturer Has Recorded Seven Victories on Three Continents This Season

(FORT WORTH, TX) – UST Mamiya – maker of the world’s finest carbon-fiber golf shafts – has experienced tremendous success globally in 2010, helping PGA, European PGA, Nationwide and European Senior PGA Tour players earn victories.

The wins have come on North American, Asian and Australian soil, augmented by several runner-up and top-10 finishes. A true international presence in the golf industry, UST Mamiya works closely with players on all Tours to assure they reap optimal benefits from their equipment.

“UST Mamiya shafts cross all borders and are preferred by many of the world’s most decorated players,” says Gene Simpson, COO of UST Mamiya. “Already in 2010 we secured four victories on the PGA TOUR and several others abroad with momentum that shows no signs of slowing.”

Most recently, the winner of the Senior European PGA Tour’s Chang Thailand Senior Masters used the UST Mamiya Proforce AXIVCore Blue model – 59 gram, stiff flex – in his driver and 3-wood and a 69-gram version in his 5-wood.

In total, these champions have earned more than $6 million to date this year and consistently rank among the elite in the statistical categories associated with driving performance.

Likened to the precision of automaker Lexus, all UST Mamiya carbon-fiber shafts are unrivaled in quality attributed to world-class engineering, premium-selected raw materials and handcrafted, repeatable production techniques. Tight tolerances, constant taper design and low-resin content enhance feel during the golf swing.

Stewart Cink, a long-time user of UST Mamiya shafts and winner of the 2009 British Open, plays the company’s ATTAS shaft in his driver and two fairway woods.

UST Mamiya produces 35 shaft models within the ATTAS and Proforce product lines:
  • ATTAS – Introduced in Japan in early 2009 and in North America late last year, this premium shaft was immediately adopted by Tour players globally. Innovatively engineered with smooth-bending properties throughout the shaft’s constant taper design, more energy is transferred to the ball for instant feedback with greater distance. Ultra-thin carbon fibers optimize feel and allow the shaft to maintain its shape for consistent, accurate shots. ATTAS is distinguished by its tri-color look, notably its atomic orange.


  • Proforce – Famous for its bright gold color and contributing to multiple major-tournament victories, Proforce shafts have been UST Mamiya’s flagship since winning the 1999 Masters. The V2 incorporates the company’s original “tip technology,” masterfully balancing torque, weight, spin and launch angle for extraordinary power off the tee. The latest in the Proforce series, the AXIVCore features four-axis material promoting stability, control and ease of swing for increased ball speed.

 

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.

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