UST Mamiya News & Press Releases

Mar 21, 2011

UST Mamiya Premium Shafts Used by Winner and Runner-up Finisher at Transitions Championship

FORT WORTH, TX) – UST Mamiya – maker of the world’s finest carbon fiber golf shafts – confirms that the winner and runner-up finisher at the PGA Tour’s Transitions Championship relied on its popular Proforce models.

Continuing the trend of strong showings for UST Mamiya users, the champion played a Proforce V2 shaft (96 gram, x-flex) in his three-wood en route to victory at Innisbrook Resort in Palm Harbor, Florida. The second-place finisher utilized the Proforce AXIVCore Tour Red
“More and more players on the PGA and other tours globally are realizing the performance advantages of our premium shafts,” says Robb Schikner, Vice President of Sales and Marketing of UST Mamiya. “With a variety of options to suit all swing types and ball-flight preferences, UST Mamiya products are ideal for players of any skill level.”

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. UST Mamiya shafts have remained the top-selling aftermarket option in the United States the past four years.

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. UST Mamiya users have recorded three victories on the PGA Tour this season, as well as securing previous wins on the European, Champions, Nationwide, European Senior and Asian Tours.

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 2010. They include the Pro DV, Comp DV and ST1 putter grips.


About UST Mamiya

Since 1991, UST Mamiya graphite shafts are favored by recreational and competitive golfers worldwide. In 2009, UST (U.S.) and its parent company, Mamiya-OP (Japan), combined operations, including research, development, production and materials-sourcing talents. 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, Taylor Made, 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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