UST Mamiya News & Press Releases

Mar 01, 2010

UST Mamiya’s PGA Tour Success Continues

Winner and Runner-Up at Waste Management Open Rely on Company’s Superiorly-Designed Shafts

(FORT WORTH, TX) – UST Mamiya – maker of the world’s finest carbon fiber golf shafts – confirms the winner and runner-up finisher at the PGA Tour’s Waste Management Open relied on its award-winning shaft lines.

This victory represents the company’s fourth on the PGA Tour this season, with the champion playing a proprietary PING shaft made by UST Mamiya in his driver, the PING TFC700D, a standard offering in the company's i15 line. He also used the ATTAS International Series in his 3-wood (80, X-Flex) and the Proforce V2 in his hybrid (89, X-Flex). The runner-up played the Proforce V2 in his 3-wood (86, S-Flex).

“We have had great early success on the PGA Tour this season and are confident it will continue,” says Gene Simpson, COO of UST Mamiya. “To be successful 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 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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