UST Mamiya News & Press Releases

Jan 10, 2012

UST Mamiya Shafts Used by Winner of PGA Tour’s Hyundai Tournament of Champions

Proforce V2 Model Key to 1st Win of the Year on the PGA Tour

FORT WORTH, TX) – UST Mamiya – maker of the world’s finest carbon fiber golf shafts – reports the winner of the PGA Tour’s Hyundai Tournament of Champions relied on its Proforce V2 shaft in his driver, fairway wood and hybrid (86g, 96g and 104g x-flex) to earn the PGA Tour’s 1st victory of the year.

The champion carded rounds of 68, 63, 69 and 69 (-23) while picking up his 1st Hyundai Tournament of Champions win and an automatic spot in next year’s tournament. In addition to the victory, 4 of the top 5 money finishers used the ATTAS-T2, Proforce AXIVCore and the new Proforce VTS shafts.

“UST Mamiya wants to congratulate the winner of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions,” says Robb Schikner, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “The Proforce V2 is one of the most successful products at retail and it continues to produce winning results for the best players in the world.”

“UST Mamiya produces the world’s most innovative high-performance graphite shafts. Having 4 of the top 5 money positions at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions use four completely different models is an incredible demonstration of the playability, consistency and dependability of UST Mamiya shafts,” says Schikner.

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 Proforce and ATTAS lines, which have received significant usage on major professional tours internationally. Paralleling its achievements at the professional level, the company’s shafts have remained the top-selling aftermarket option in the United States the past five years.

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 2012. They include the Tour PC, Soft Touch, Comp DV2 Torsion, Pro DV2 Torsion Cord, and ST1putter grips.

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.

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