Golf News – March 11, 2014
Matrix Shafts Introduces The Reign Clubmaker Only Line
Anaheim, CA- Matrix Shafts is pleased to announce the upcoming release of the new REIGN series of shafts, a line made exclusively for clubmakers.
“We designed this shaft series based on how we thought our clubmakers would benefit the most,” said Director of R&D, Tom DeShiell. “The REIGN series has four different lines of woods, which allow clubmakers a wide range of weights, stiffness profiles and pricing to enhance the performance and playability for golfers at every level.”
The REIGN series covers game improvement needs, tour proven profiles, back-weighted clubs for longer builds, with the higher end of the series having more advanced technologies and materials extended through the shaft. The series includes 40g-70g weights for woods with price points ranging from $185-$600 (MSRP). Mid-weight hybrids and irons are also available, and range from ~$85-$130 (MSRP). The REIGN cosmetics reflect the unique brand of the shaft series with a premium paint and decal design unlike anything seen before from Matrix.
Cadillac Championship Winner Used Fujikura In His Driver, Fujikura #1 In Driving Distance On Tour Again, And Fujikura Is The #1 Wood Shaft Brand At Doral
(Vista, CA – March 10, 2014) – Fujikura Golf has been in the bag of nearly every winner on the PGA Tour in 2014 so far and the longest driving distances have also consistently been Fujikura shafts.
This week’s winner of the WGC-Cadillac Championship used a Fujikura Fuel 75 X in his Callaway Alpha driver.
Fuel 2.0 led the field this week in driving distance with an average of 328 yards.
Fujikura Golf shafts also won the wood brand count on the Darrell Survey at the WGC- Cadillac Championship.
All the winning shafts can be purchased at a certified Fujikura aftermarket dealer. Find one near you by visiting: www.FujikuraGolf.com/dealerlocator
The buzz surrounding Fujikura golf shafts is only growing with the release of the NEW Speeder 757 and another surprise launch at the PGA Merchandising Show at the end of January, where the company unveiled the Fujikura PRO shaft.
Aerotech Golf Teams Up With Titleist For Custom Options
BELLINGHAM, Wash. – Manufacturer of the No. 1 graphite iron shaft on the top U.S. tours, Aerotech Golf proudly announces that its SteelFiber shafts are now available as custom shaft options through Titleist.
SteelFiber shafts are well-known for providing the power of graphite shafts with the stability of steel, and they are the only graphite iron shafts to win on the PGA, Champions and LPGA Tours.
From tee-to-green, Titleist golf clubs are performance driven and can be found at the top of leader boards and in the bags of serious golfers the world over. For more information, please visit www.titleist.com.
“Titleist is one of the world’s top brands for golf equipment, and we’re very excited that SteelFiber shafts are now part of Titleist custom options, says Chris Hilleary, president of Aerotech Golf. “Team Titleist has already received great feedback from golfers about the performance benefits of SteelFiber shafts, and we look forward to a long and successful relationship that delivers game-changing innovation to golfers all around the world.”
SteelFiber shafts provide superior performance through innovative composite engineering that combines a high-modulus graphite core with 59 miles of steel fiber lacing the shaft surface. The shaft’s graphite core provides vibration dampening, increased clubhead speed and maximum distance, while the steel fibers produce optimum weighting for a solid feel at impact and add stability and control for pinpoint accuracy.
Aerotech Golf shafts are available as custom options with many nationally celebrated golf club manufacturers such as Titleist and are available through professional golf clubfitters around the world. Aerotech Golf is a proud supporter of the Association of Golf Clubfitting Professionals (AGCP) and the International Clubmakers Guild (ICG).