Thursday, June 26, 2014

PGA and Champions Win Using OBAN Kiyoshi Shafts

(CHICAGO, IL) - OBAN is celebrating a stellar week on Tour with first place finishes at the Travelers Championship and Air Capital Classic. The PGA Tour Travelers champion fired seven straight birdies to win the tournament held last week in Cromwell, CT.  Using three Kiyoshi Purple shafts in his Ping driver, TaylorMade 3-wood and Adams hybrid, he set a new PGA record for finishing with the most consecutive birdies to win a tournament.  On the Tour, in his first professional start after qualifying on Monday at the Air Capital Classic, the champion used a Kiyoshi White shaft in combination with his TaylorMade R1 driver to win the tournament by one stroke.

Breaking new ground on the LPGA Tour, an 11-year old golf prodigy, the youngest player in US Open history, carried three OBAN Devotion shafts.

PGA Tour Travelers Championship – Winner 
* Ping Driver – Kiyoshi Purple 65 – X
* TaylorMade 3-Wood – Kiyoshi Purple 85 – X
* TaylorMade Hybrid – Kiyoshi 100 Hybrid – X Air Capital Classic – Winner 
* TaylorMade R1 Driver – Kiyoshi White 75 – X

“We are elated over OBAN’s success last week on the PGA and tours,” said Ralph Reichert, OBAN’s Senior VP of Sales and Marketing. “The performance of our complex structural shaft designs manufactured using high modulus graphite materials continues to be validated on Tour, with last week’s winners using a total of four OBAN Kiyoshi shafts.”

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