UST Mamiya News & Press Releases

Feb 28, 2011

UST Mamiya Premium Shafts Used by Winner of Mayakoba Golf Classic

FORT WORTH, TX) – UST Mamiya – maker of the world’s finest carbon fiber golf shafts – confirms that the winner of the PGA Tour’s Mayakoba Golf Classic relied on its Proforce V2 shaft in his hybrid (89 gram, x-flex).

Continuing the trend of strong showings for UST Mamiya users, the champion recorded multiple rounds in the 60s en route to victory at El Camaleon Golf Club in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico. The win is the third for the company during the 2011 Tour season.

“We have had great early success on the PGA Tour this season and are confident it will continue,” says Robb Schikner, Vice President of Sales and Marketing of UST Mamiya. “To thrive at this level, players must be confident that their equipment works to perfectly compliment their games, with UST Mamiya shafts they can rest assured.”

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.) 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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