Golf News for Wednesday, November 21, 2012 | Equipment

KBS TOUR shaft helps capture victory at Australian Masters

BOULDER, Colo. -- The KBS TOUR shaft (X flex) was trusted by the world ranked No 5 for his first victory in 2012. This is the fifth win for this professional since switching into KBS in 2009, and the 63rd professional win for the KBS brand since introduction in 2008.

The success of the KBS brand is seen worldwide with wins this year on the PGA TOUR, European Tour, Tour, Champions Tour, Japan LPGA and now PGA Tour Australasia. Overall, KBS has 16 professional wins in 2012.

Trailing by one shot after three rounds, the native Australian had five birdies on the front nine to take over the lead. The lead would continue to grow on the back nine en route to his victory by four strokes.

"We are proud to see this player get a victory in 2012. He came very close to winning The Open Championship and other PGA TOUR events this season. We would like to congratulate him for a tremendous performance." said Kim Braly, head of TOUR Operations and Research & Development at KBS.

Today, KBS is the fastest growing steel shaft brand in the industry. Since introduction in 2008, over 120 professionals across the PGA, European, and Tours trust KBS shafts every week. That number is highlighted by 10 of Top 50 players in Official World Rankings.

Known for generating better performance and a smooth feel, KBS shafts are designed by industry veteran Kim Braly. The KBS brand incorporates an advanced mix of shaft technologies that improves performance, generates a smooth and responsive feel, and tightens dispersion utilizing firm overall flex.

As a catalog, KBS offers three main shaft options, the TOUR, C-TAPER and TOUR 90, which can be easily fit for all types of golfers. KBS is currently available through all major golf club manufacturers as stock or custom options. Also, KBS has a large network of dealers, online and in-person, for custom fitting, ordering, and building.

About KBS Golf Shafts
Since introduction in 2008, KBS Golf Shafts have led the steel shaft industry with innovation and unprecedented growth. Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, KBS is manufactured in partnership with FEMCO Steel Technology (FST). KBS is focused on innovating steel shaft technologies that maximize performance while making every shot more enjoyable for the golfer.

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