Golf News for Wednesday, May 1, 2013 | Equipment

KBS Tour shafts win European Tour's Ballantine's Championship

BOULDER, Colo. -- At the European Tour's Ballantine's Championship, KBS Golf Shafts had their seventh professional win of the 2013 season. Trusting the KBS Tour shaft, this player achieved his fifth victory as a professional and first in four years on the European Tour. The thrilling victory came after carding an eagle on the first playoff hole.

This professional displayed pinpoint accuracy with his irons, leading the field in putting throughout the week. The KBS TOUR shaft is Kim Braly's signature model for players desiring shot versatility with a mid trajectory, piercing flight, and smooth all-around feel. This player's Official World Ranking has improved from 253rd to 120th since switching into KBS shafts.

Also this week, KBS was trusted by the winner of the Tour's South Georgia Classic. This professional recently put the KBS Tour shaft in his Cleveland Hybrid club. Players on the are seeing the performance benefits and improved feel by switching to KBS. This was the second tournament in a row with 30 players in KBS.

"We congratulate this professional for his victory on the European Tour. After a few years away from winning, we are very excited for his play and scoring ability. We wish his team the best of luck. The KBS Team is also very proud of the steady growth seen on the Tour with another week of 30 players." said Kim Braly, Director of R&D and Tour Operations.

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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