KBS shafts mark their 56th professional victory since introduction in 2008.
BOULDER, Colo. (July 16th, 2012) - KBS TOUR shafts were used by the champion of the 2012 Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open. In a dramatic sudden death playoff, this professional trusted KBS TOUR shafts en route to his victory qualifying him for the 2012 Open Championship. Having switched into KBS shafts earlier this year, this professional improved his Official World Ranking from 192nd to 90th. For the KBS brand, this victory marks the 10th win in 2012 highlighting fast-paced adoption among golf's premiere tour players.
First introduced in 2008, the KBS brand continues to surge today as the fastest-growing shaft brand on Tour. Today, over 110 professionals across the PGA, European, and Web.com Tours trust the company's signature product line. That number includes 10 Top 50 players in the Official World Golf Rankings and the current Race to Dubai leader on the European Tour.
According to Kim Braly, Director of Tour Operations, "The Scottish Open win is terrific news for the KBS brand. In addition to the fast growth on the PGA and Web.com Tours, KBS is growing in popularity overseas. We're excited for the momentum behind KBS heading into this week's British Open where numerous players will have KBS shafts in play including the defending champion."
About KBS Golf Shafts
Formalized in 2007 and introduced in early 2008, the KBS Tour Series is the premiere brand of steel golf shafts designed and manufactured by FEMCO Steel Technology (FST) headquartered in Boulder, Colorado. Designed by Kim Braly, KBS is focused on innovating steel shaft technologies that maximize golf club performance while making every shot more enjoyable for the golfer. Available industry-wide, visit KBS online to learn why they are the fastest growing shaft on Tour, hear from their avid community, or find a local dealer.