VISTA, Calif. -- Fujikura has won the Driver Shaft Brand count at the U.S. Senior Open and the Ricoh Women’s British Open Championship, extending its streak to every 2008 major tournament championship.
The brand also has been the leading Driver Shaft Brand at The Masters, U.S. Men’s Open, The Open Championship, U.S. Women’s Open, LPGA Championship, Kraft Nabisco Championship and the Senior PGA Championship.
“Leading the driver count at these prestigious events and all the other major championships to date in 2008 clearly demonstrates that these talented players trust the performance of Fujikura shafts in the most challenging competitions with the world’s most talented fields,” says Dave Schnider, President and COO of Fujikura. “Our continual success is the result of the great technology and teamwork by our tour representatives and our OEM clubmaker partners.”
“Being the leading driver shaft brand at these majors is particularly exciting because these accomplished golfers know that precisely fitting shafts can definitely improve performance on very demanding courses,” says John Hovis, Fujikura PGA Tour representative. “We’re honored that these pros continue to show their confidence in the innovative material design and technology, and superior performance of Fujikura shafts when matched with our OEM clubmakers.”
Fujikura was the #1 Driver Shaft Brand at all PGA, LPGA, Champions and Nationwide Tour events in the second quarter of 2008 competition. The brand’s dominance reinforces Fujikura’s position as the PGA Tour’s #1 Driver and Wood shaft brand for the last eight years.
The company is the primary supplier to many national brand OEM’s offering both proprietary and brand product shaft designs. Fujikura products also can be custom fitted through its network of over 900 Charter Dealers. To learn more about Fujikura, visit www.fujikuragolf.com.