Golf News for Wednesday, February 6, 2013 | Equipment

KBS Golf Shafts captures win at Waste Management Phoenix Open

BOULDER, Colo. -- KBS Golf Shafts were trusted in an exciting win and record tying week at the PGA TOUR's WM Phoenix Open. The Tour V2 shaft was trusted by the professional in his irons and wedges. Switching into this shaft before the 2012 Masters Tournament, this professional sealed his first win with KBS shafts by tying a tournament record 28-under par.

The Tour V2 shaft is a prototype version of the popular Tour shaft, and is available only on the PGA TOUR. It is designed to keep the ball lower with more workability, and provide the signature feel KBS is known for. This professional has been extremely successful in his storied career. Here are some stats from the exciting, record-flirting week at the WM Phoenix Open:

- Opening round 60 ties lowest opening round ever on PGA TOUR
- Final score of 28-under par ties tournament record
- 29 birdies, 1 eagle and 2 bogeys all week
- Led the field in GIR
- 41st win moves this professional to 9th place in PGA TOUR's all-time win list

"We are extremely excited for this professional and his success last week." Said Kim Braly, Head of Tour Operations and R&D at KBS Golf Shafts. "I worked with him extensively in early 2012 and throughout the season to dial in his performance. His decision to switch into KBS shafts is a statement to the performance benefits of the KBS brand. We are excited to see the professional start the season off strong and hope to continue this momentum in 2013."

About KBS Golf Shafts
Today, KBS is the most innovative and fastest growing steel shaft brand in the industry. Since introduction in 2008, over 120 professionals across the PGA, European, and Tours trust KBS shafts. That number is highlighted by 10 of Top 50 players in Official World Rankings. KBS shafts incorporate unique and advanced shaft designs to provide golfers the maximum feel and performance.

Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, KBS is manufactured in partnership with FEMCO Steel Technology (FST). Introduced in 2008, the KBS product line focuses on three shaft models; Tour, Tour 90, and C-Taper. 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.

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