UST Mamiya News & Press Releases

May 06, 2014

UST Mamiya Takes 1st and 2nd at Wells Fargo Championship

FORT WORTH, TX – May 5, 2014 – UST Mamiya, maker of the world’s finest carbon fiber golf shafts, reports the 1st place finisher at the PGA Tour Wells Fargo Championship relied on Elements® Wind 8F5 (X) shaft in his TaylorMade® SLDR 3-wood. The 2nd place finisher relied on PROFORCE® VTS Black 100X hybrid shaft in his Callaway® X-Hot 20° hybrid.

The winner finished with rounds of 70, 67, 66 and 71 (-14) and moved to 18th place in the FedEx Cup standings.

“UST Mamiya wants to congratulate the winner of the Wells Fargo Championship,” said Robb Schikner, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “Elements Earth, Wind and Fire shafts provide golfers more options for flight and feel. All three shafts provide greater stability in the mid-section of the shaft for ideal launch and spin, creating maximum distance and greater accuracy.”

UST Mamiya’s advanced research lab has developed new data that proves Mid-Flex Stability is the most important feature in the golf shaft for spin and launch. Mid-Flex Stability Benefits:

  • Reduction of drooping in order maintain acceleration forces at impact
  • Reduction of orbiting in toe/heel and front back flexion to eliminate loft, spin and face angle distortions to reduce dispersion
  • Redistribution of torque through the shaft in order to maximize head and ball speed

UST Mamiya 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 for the past seven years.

Knowing that every golfer who installs a new shaft will also need a grip, UST Mamiya offers a line of premium offerings. 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. UST Mamiya shafts can be purchased through authorized TSPX™ dealers, club fitters, and major retailers such as Golfsmith®, PGA Tour Superstore and The GolfWorks®. In addition, top quality clubs can be ordered from major OEM’s with UST Mamiya tour quality shafts. 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, 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:, 817.267.2219.

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