Golf News for Tuesday, July 17, 2007 | Equipment

Aerotech Golf proudly introduces all new ALT470 graphite shaft

BELLINGHAM, Wash. -- Aerotech Golf proudly introduces the new ALT470 graphite shaft, an extremely lightweight shaft with a radically slim profile. Designated 'ALT' for Assisted Launch Technology, the new Aerotech shaft design is ultra-lightweight and specially engineered to deliver an optimum trajectory for players with slower, smoother swings.

"The difficulty with designing a shaft that is this soft and this lightweight is making it stable enough to maintain its playability," says Chris Hilleary, president of Aerotech Golf. "We accomplished this by minimizing any variation in stiffness around the shaft's circumference and applying our Powercoil hoop wound surface layer.

These design features allow us to vir tually eliminate any unwanted clubhead oscillation and shaft deformation during the swing, making ALT470 the most playable soft shaft available."

Specifically designed for players with slower swings, the new ALT470 features a super-soft flex profile that enables players with slower swing speeds to still load the shaft properly, plus the shaft's soft design incorporates a very active, yet stable, tip section that promotes a higher launch angle resulting in a dramatic increase in carry distance. In addition, the ALT470 is extremely light weight - 47-grams for ladies and 52-grams for senior flex - which helps generate a greater swing speed and more distance. The ALT470 is available in two flexes - A 2 and L 2 . MSRP $30.

Aerotech Golf specializes in uniquely engineered, performance- enhancing golf shafts and has supplied shafts to such renowned golf club manufacturers as Cleveland Golf, Adams Golf, Fenwick, Srixon, Lynx, Zevo and Pure Spin among many others. By launching its own brand ed golf shafts in 2002, Aerotech became known as a producer of some of the most innova tive, high-quality golf shafts on the market.

The introduction of Aerotech's SteelFiber and Powercoil golf shafts quickly vaulted the Washington-based manufacturer to notoriety throughout the industry. The unique SteelFiber shaft features 59 miles of steel fiber covering the surface of a high-modulus graphite core and provides golfers with the power of graphite and the stability of steel. Equally innovative, the Powercoil shaft includes a 'hoop wind' graphite layer that runs perpendicular to the shaft's longitudinal axis, thus maintaining the shaft's round profile and eliminating unwanted club-head oscillation during the swing.

For more information on Aerotech Golf and its products, please call
888.733.8988 or visit www.aerotechgolfshafts.com>http://www.aerotechgolfshafts.com.

Headquartered in Belingham, Wash., Aerotech Golf specializes in uniquely engineered, performance-enhancing golf shafts - including the award-winning SteelFiber, PowerCoil and Players Spec brands - and has supplied shafts to such renowned golf club manufacturers as Cleveland Golf, Adams Golf, Fenwick, Srixon, Lynx, Zevo and Pure Spin among many others. For more information about Aerotech Golf shafts, call 888.733.8988 or visit www.aerotechgolfshafts.com.

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