Golf News for Friday, September 27, 2013 | Equipment

UST Mamiya Tour Rep Pat Dempsey wins RE/MAX Long Drive Championship

FORT WORTH, Texas -- UST Mamiya - maker of the world's finest carbon fiber golf shafts - reports that UST Mamiya Tour Rep Pat Dempsey wins the RE/MAX Long Drive Championship in the super senior division with a final drive of 359 yards. Pat relied on an Elements® shaft in his driver.

"It is an honor to win the RE/MAX Long Drive Championship," said Pat Dempsey, Tour Representative. "The Elements shaft in my driver performed extremely well and allows me to continue to hit it longer and longer."

"All of us at UST Mamiya are excited for Pat and his accomplishments," said Robb Schikner, VP of Sales and Marketing. "For Pat to continue to win at such a high level shows his dedication to his craft and trust in our Elements shaft."

All UST Mamiya carbon-fiber shafts are made using handcrafted, repeatable production techniques that incorporate world-class engineering and premium-selected raw materials. This combines with tight tolerances, constant taper design and low-resin content to enhance feel during the golf swing.

The company produces a variety of shaft models, including the renowned PROFORCE and ATTAS lines, which have received significant usage on major professional tours internationally. Paralleling its achievements at the professional level, the company's shafts have remained the top-selling aftermarket option in the United States the past five years.

Knowing that every golfer who installs a new shaft will also need a grip, UST Mamiya offers a line of premium offerings, with groundbreaking new models being introduced in 2013. They include the Tour PC 360™, Soft Touch™, Soft Touch Lite™, Soft Touch Wrap™ and ST1™ putter grips.

About UST Mamiya
Since 1991, UST Mamiya graphite shafts are favored by recreational and competitive golfers worldwide. In 2009, UST (U.S.) combined operations and assumed responsibility for the sports division of its parent company, Mamiya-OP (Japan) and now leads the drive for quality and innovation globally. Distributed in 30-plus countries, UST Mamiya provides shafts to consumers, retailers, club-fitters and original equipment manufacturers Adams, Bridgestone, Callaway, Cleveland, Cobra, Mizuno, Nike, PING, TaylorMade, Titleist, Wilson and more. Company R&D and manufacturing facilities are in the U.S., Japan, China and Bangladesh. UST Mamiya advisory staff includes renowned instructors among GOLF Magazine's "Top 100" and at Golf Digest's "America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses."

Danny Le