UST Mamiya News & Press Releases

Nov 19, 2013

UST Mamiya® PROFORCE® VTS™ Used by Winner of the OHL Classic at Mayakoba

FORT WORTH, TX – November 18, 2013 – UST Mamiya, maker of the world’s finest carbon fiber golf shafts,   reports the winner of the OHL Classic at Mayakoba relied on PROFORCE VTS shaft in his Ping® G20 5-wood (PROFORCE VTS Black 8X) to earn his second victory on the PGA Tour. 

 The winner finished with rounds of 68, 62, 68 and 65 (-21) and moved to 2nd place on the FedEx Cup standings.

 “UST Mamiya wants to congratulate the winner of the OHL Classic at Mayakoba,” said Robb Schikner, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “PROFORCE VTS continues to perform for the best players in the world and represents the 13th win this year for PROFORCE VTS. PROFORCE VTS continues to prove, that when fit with proper weight, flex and torque, you will get optimal distance and control.”

 PROFORCE VTS shafts were developed almost entirely through research and player feedback. UST Mamiya spent years researching the significant influence that torque has on distance, control and feel. The feedback revealed how players could control dispersion based on adjusting torque to their swing style. Perhaps more importantly, the research confirmed that the relationship that “feel” has to torque is infinitely more complex. Players who thought shafts were stiff or soft were not necessarily feeling the flex or weight, but were actually feeling torque. And when players are matched to the proper torque shaft, ball speed increases of up to 6 mph with dispersion reduced up to 30%!

 The company produces a variety of shaft models, including the renowned Recoil, Elements, 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 six 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 2013. They include the Tour PC 360™, Soft Touch™, Soft Touch Lite™, Soft Touch Wrap™ 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.) 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:  www.ustmamiya.com, 817.267.2219.

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