Golf News for Wednesday, April 10, 2013 | People

Paul Steels appointed to represent KBS brand on European Tour

BOULDER, Colo. -- Effective immediately, KBS Golf Shafts has hired Paul Steels to be a full-time representative for the KBS brand on The European Tour. Mr. Steels is a 28 year veteran of the golf industry with experience on all major tours and with various equipment manufacturers. This announcement reinforces the commitment KBS has made to support the best professional players world-wide. KBS has been part of 66 professional wins worldwide since introduction in 2008 and has several notable players using KBS shafts on the European Tour.

The announcement highlights the KBS brand's commitment to growth on professional tours worldwide. Earlier this season, KBS hired two new Tour Representatives, Randy Shade and Craig Bowden, to represent their products on both the PGA and WebDotCom Tours. With the addition of Paul Steels and continuing tour representative Ron Chalmers, KBS has more Tour support than ever before.

According to Kim Braly, Director of TOUR Operations, "We are excited to have Paul part of our team and representing our brand on the European Tour. Paul is a veteran of the golf industry and is tied relationships with all our business partners in Europe. Over the past five years, we've seen incredible acceptance on the major Tour's worldwide including the European Tour. Paul will be a valuable asset for us moving forward."

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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