Winner of Evian Championship LPGA Event Played Graphite Design

Carlsbad, CA -September 20, 2016 – Pro’s Choice Golf Shafts, Inc. announced today that the winner of The Evian Championship LPGA event held last weekend in Evian-les-Bains, France was playing a Graphite Design Tour AD GT-5 Stiff Flex wood shaft in her Ping G LS Tec 9° Driver. The champion shot a -21 under par, 63-65-65-69 resulting in a wire to wire win by 4 shots and a new major tournament scoring record for both male and female professional players.


One of the T3 finishers also played a Graphite Design shaft, utilizing a Graphite Design Tour AD DI-6 Stiff Flex wood shaft her Ping G #3 fairway metal wood.

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“Congratulations to the winner on picking up her second major.  We are fortunate she chose to use Graphite Design in her bag”, stated Wayne Ageno, President of Pro’s Choice Golf Shafts, Inc.


This recent win on the LPGA Tour circuit resulted in the 32nd global professional tour win for a Graphite Design brand model shaft within the 2016 profession golf tour season.

The Tour AD GT wood shaft model was designed and is manufactured exclusively at the Graphite Design factory headquarters in Japan. The Tour AD GT is available in 50g R2(Lite), R1(Regular) and S flex, 60g SR(Stiff Regular), S and X flex, 70g S and X flex and 80g S and X flex.

The Tour AD GT design is an overall softer tip and stiffer butt shaft yet if features an overall slightly stiffer bend profile than its brother, the Tour AD DJ, resulting in a higher kick point that produces a MID trajectory while maintaining optimal spin control. Like all of the premium Tour AD wood shafts, the Tour AD GT utilizes premium, aerospace quality 50t carbon-fiber and the 1st generation of Toray NANOALLOY material technology known as “DI Technology” for amazing feel and improved performance in Accuracy and Distance.
About Graphite Design:
With 26 years of designing and manufacturing premium graphite golf shafts, Graphite Design shafts can be seen in play by the best professional players on all tours worldwide. Validating the company’s “Tour AD” logo, all of Graphite Design’s Tour-proven shafts specifically promote “Accuracy and Distance“. On Tour, Graphite Design shafts recorded 41 Global tournament victories in 2015 and have helped numerous golf professionals earn well over 100 victories and millions of dollars in prize money since inception.   Graphite Design continues to be the most dominant shaft brand on the Japanese JGTO Professional Tour for the past thirteen years.

About Pro’s Choice:
Pro’s Choice Golf Shafts is the exclusive distributor of Graphite Design golf shafts in the United States, Canada, Europe, S. Africa, S. America and Australia. Pro’s Choice Golf Shafts distributes all of the current Graphite Design shafts including the new 2016 Tour AD GP wood shaft, new Tour AD M9003 wood shaft, new Tour AD HY hybrid shaft as well as the YS Nano Reloaded, G-Series, YS+, Tour AD BB, Tour AD DI, Tour AD DJ, Tour AD GT, Tour AD MT and Tour AD MJ model shafts. The company is located in Carlsbad, California with a distribution warehouse located in San Diego.
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