Tuesday, August 21, 2012
KBS Shafts Win First U.S. Amateur Championship
44 players trust KBS Golf shafts at the year's ultimate test for amateurs
BOULDER, Colo. (August 20th, 2012) - The champion of the 2012 U.S. Amateur Championship trusted KBS C-Taper Shafts for his come from behind victory Sunday. Just miles from KBS headquarters, top amateur players in the world came to Cherry Hills Country Club for the annual stroke and match play tournament. In total, 44 players at the event used KBS shafts in their irons and wedges; highlighting the brand's fast growth since KBS was introduced 4 years ago.
Known for generating better performance and a smooth feel, KBS Golf Shafts are designed by industry veteran Kim Braly. Mr. Braly is recognized as a pioneer in golf industry having designed several popular shaft models and new technologies while at Royal Precision. Today, KBS Golf Shafts is the fastest growing steel shaft manufacturer. Since introduction in 2008, over 120 professionals across the PGA, European, and Web.com Tours trust KBS shafts every week. That number is highlighted by 10 of Top 50 players in Official World Rankings.
KBS Golf Shafts incorporate a new and advanced mix of shaft technologies that improve performance by maximizing energy transfer to the club head while maintaining a firm shaft flex. This unique combination ensures players achieve better feel and shot control while maximizing total distance. As a catalog, KBS offers three main shaft options delivering a logical progression in shaft weight, flex and performance. The KBS Fit System is simple and versatile for fitting a wide range of golfers, including many of the best players in the world.
KBS Golf Shafts are 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.
About KBS Golf Shafts
Since introduction in 2008, KBS Golf Shafts have led the steel shaft industry with innovation and unprecedented growth. Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, KBS is manufactured in partnership with FEMCO Steel Technology (FST). KBS is focused on innovating steel shaft technologies that maximize 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.