Winner of the PGA Tour Farmers Insurance Open Played Graphite Design

Carlsbad, CA – February 2, 2017Pro’s Choice Golf Shafts, Inc. announced today that the winner of the PGA Tour Farmers Insurance Open held at Torrey Pines in San Diego, CA played a Graphite Design Tour AD DI-8 X-Stiff flex wood shaft in his TaylorMade M1 2017, 19┬░ #5 metal wood to capture his first career win.

On the LPGA Tour, the winner of the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic held at the Ocean Club, Paradise Island, Bahamas utilized a Graphite Design Tour AD DI-85 Stiff flex hybrid shaft in her Callaway Big Bertha Hybrid.

Additionally, the winner of the 36-hole shortened Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai event held January 20th – 22nd at Ka’upulehu-Kona, HI played a Graphite Design Tour AD DI-6 X-Stiff flex wood shaft in his Driver. This was the champion’s 30th career victory on the PGA TOUR Champions.

“We wish to congratulate the winners on their fantastic start to the New Year! We are honored they continue to use Graphite Design premium golf shafts,” stated Wayne Ageno, President, Pro’s Choice Golf Shafts, Inc.

The Tour AD DI model is the first Graphite Design shaft design that was integrated with Toray Company’s original NANOALLOY material technology in the tip section of the shaft. This material technology has now come to be known as “DI Technology”. This unique material technology promotes additionally shaft stability without the loss of feel and allows the player to create greater club head speed and thus greater ball speed while still providing exceptional feel and control.

The Tour AD DI also utilizes premium, aerospace quality 50t carbon-fiber materials to provide the best performing shaft available. The softer mid-section bend profile of the Tour AD DI allows the player to load the shaft properly, yet it maintains a firm enough tip section through IMPACT promoting a high launch and low spin ball flight condition. The result, the Tour AD DI delivers players to the next level in shaft performance and will create a “DEEP IMPACT” on your game!

About Graphite Design:

With 27 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 44 Global tournament victories in 2016 and have helped numerous golf professionals earn well over 150 victories and multi-millions of dollars in prize money since inception. Graphite Design continues to be the most dominant, #1 shaft brand on the Japanese JGTO Professional Tour and has been for the past fourteen 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 2017 Tour AD TP wood shafts as well as the YS Nano Reloaded, Tour AD GP, Tour AD MJ, Tour AD MT, Tour AD BB, and Tour AD DI model shafts. The company is located in Carlsbad, California with a distribution warehouse located in San Diego.

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