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Project X Shafts



Aug 23

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (August 19, 2013) – Project X PXi shafts continued a two-week winning streak with a win at the News Sentinel Open on the Web.com Tour this past weekend. This follows up PXi’s win at the last Major of the year, The PGA Championship.

“Project X PXi shafts have had an incredible run this year on the PGA, Web.com and European Tours,” said Chad Hall, director of product marketing and global tour operations for True Temper Sports. “We really took our time developing PXi and incorporated critical player feedback, including feedback from tour players. We knew we had a sophisticated design that performed and it is so rewarding to see it continue to gain popularity on the global tours and to capture a major championship win this year.”

In addition to the PXi win on the Web.com Tour, Dynamic Gold scored another victory on the PGA Tour at the Wyndham Championship and the winner of the U.S. Amateur Championship had shafts by True Temper in the bag.

Truth in Numbers
The News Sentinel Open winner’s bag: Project X PXi 6.5 (3-PW)
120 players in News Sentinel Open field trusted shafts by True Temper
The Wyndham Championship winner’s bag: Dynamic Gold X100 (3-PW)
116 players in the Wyndham Championship field trusted shafts by True Temper
62 wins for shafts by True Temper on the 2013 PGA, Web.com and European Tours

The revolutionary lightweight PXi shafts feature a unique variable taper design with a dedicated taper rate for each flex. Longer taper rate results in more energy transfer to the ball for a faster and flatter penetrating trajectory. The new PXi shaft is a great hybrid option and provides a smooth transition from irons to hybrids.

Sep 11

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – With showcase accuracy and solid shot consistency, Project X recorded a commanding victory at the 2012 PGA Championship in Kiawah Island, S.C. The win marked the 33rd win this year on the PGA Tour for shafts by True Temper and vaulted the champion to the No. 1 ranking in the world.

With Project X in the bag, the 23-year-old PGA Championship winner played bogey-free golf over the final 23 holes and became the youngest player since 1980 to win two majors. He shot 13-under par for the tournament to secure a commanding eight-stroke lead over the runners-up

The world’s largest shaft manufacturer demonstrated dominance beyond just the victory at the PGA Championship. Shafts designed and manufactured by True Temper claimed the Top Three money positions and controlled the field with 110 sets in play.

“The overwhelming demonstration of shot consistency and accuracy during the PGA Championship was an inspiration to golfers of all skill levels,” says Chad Hall, director of product marketing and global tour operations for True Temper Sports. “Project X and Dynamic Gold shafts continue to set the industry standard for superior performance and reliability and this season has been no exception with wins at The Master, US Open, The Open Championship and now the PGA Championship.”

Shafts by True Temper also captured wins this weekend at Price Cutter Charity Classic on the Web.com. Tour and the Thailand Open on the European Tour. The winner on the Web.com Tour trusted Dynamic Gold to deliver his first win while the European Tour winner trusted Rifle in his irons and the new Project X Black in his driver.

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Aug 14

8/6/2012

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The world’s leading shaft manufacturer, True Temper continued to dominate the field this weekend, winning the World Golf Championship – Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio; and the Reno-Tahoe Open in Reno, Nev., on the PGA TOUR and the Cox Classic on the Web.com Tour.

The wins mark the 20th and 21st wins for Dynamic Gold on the PGA Tour this year, far outpacing the total wins of all other iron shaft brands combined. Overall, True Temper shafts have delivered 64 wins this year on the PGA, Web.com and European Tours.

Starting four shots behind in the final round, the Bridgestone Invitational champion clinched the victory on the 72nd hole of regulation playing Dynamic Gold shafts in his irons. Elsewhere on the PGA TOUR, the Reno-Tahoe Open champion earned his second career PGA TOUR victory, also playing Dynamic Gold.

But True Temper’s victory lap didn’t conclude with just the PGA TOUR. The Web.com Tour’s newest young gun won the Cox Classic in Omaha, Neb., playing Project X. The win was his second consecutive victory since making his professional debut on tour last week.

“For more than 70 years, True Temper shafts have made a winning difference for professional and amateur players all around the world, and we congratulate all the winners on the PGA and Web.com Tours this weekend who trusted our shafts to provide consistency and accuracy shot after shot,” says Chad Hall director of product marketing and global tour operations for True Temper Sports. “True Temper shafts have set the industry standard and the official shaft counts, week after week, clearly show that True Temper shafts are the preferred choice among professional golfers around the world.”

Truth in Numbers:

  • WGC-Bridgestone Invitational winner’s bag: Dynamic Gold X100
  • Reno-Tahoe Open winner’s bag: Dynamic Gold S400
  • Web.com Cox Classic winner’s bag: Project X
  • True Temper shafts have won 64 events on the PGA, Web.com & European Tours this year. Nearest competitor: 7
Aug 03

07/3/2012

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Shafts designed and manufactured by True Temper Sports delivered memorable wins on the world stage this week. Dynamic Gold, Project X and Grafalloy set the industry standard for state-of-the-art, high-performance golf shafts with wins at the AT&T National on the PGA Tour, United Leasing Championship on the Web.com Tour and the Irish Open on the European Tour.

The 2012 AT&T National champion made history this week with Dynamic Gold. He shot a consistent 72-68-67-69 (276) to capture his third win on the year – the most of anyone on the PGA TOUR this season – and take the lead in the FedExCup standings. But this win was even more notable as the victory moved the champion into second place on the all-time PGA TOUR win list, ahead of Jack Nicklaus and only eight wins shy of the all-time record set by Sam Snead.

Dynamic Gold and Project X teamed up to also make history on the newly renamed Web.com Tour (formerly Nationwide Tour). In the first event under the new name, the 30-year-old United Leasing Championship winner came back from a string of injuries and two surgeries to earn his third career victory. He played Project X Graphite in his driver, 3-wood and hybrid and Dynamic Gold in his irons. Meanwhile on the European Tour, the champion of the Irish Open won his first career victory and was the only player in the field to break 70 in all four rounds. He was playing Grafalloy ProLite 35 in his driver and 3-wood and Dynamic Gold in his irons.

“We very excited with three victories on the three preeminent professional tours this weekend, but it’s especially rewarding to see history in the making with the win at the AT&T National,” says Chad Hall, director of product marketing and global tour operations for True Temper Sports. “Accuracy and consistency are true cornerstones to high-performance golf shafts and, if you look at the complete fields of the events this weekend, the vast majority of the players on the PGA, Web.com and European Tours trusted shafts by True Temper more than all other competitors combined.”

Truth in Numbers:

True Temper 95 sets in play at the AT&T National; Nearest competitor 16

AT&T National winner’s bag: Dynamic Gold

United Leasing Championship winner’s bag: Project X in his driver, 3-wood & hybrid; Dynamic Gold in his irons

Irish Open winner’s bag: ProLite 35 in his driver & 3-wood; Dynamic Gold in his irons

True Temper shafts have won 51 tour events on the PGA, Nationwide & European Tours this year.

May 30

05/21/2012
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – For the second time in three weeks, the all-new Project X PXi shaft clinched a victory on the PGA TOUR. PXi is the evolution of the revolutionary Project X family, and a high industry benchmark that’s proving hard to beat on Tour.

With PXi in his irons and hybrid, the HP Byron Nelson Championship winner took the lead in the final round and closed with an 11-under par 269 at TPC Four Seasons. The victory earned him $1.17 million and secured the No. 1 spot atop the FedEx Cup standings.

“The new PXi is the culmination of years of research and development, so to see it win twice already this year on the PGA TOUR is incredibly rewarding,” says Scott Hennessy, president and CEO of True Temper Sports. “PXi maintains the same launch trajectory and spin rates that have made Project X a big success on the pro tours, however the new PXi design takes performance and feel to a level that exceeds anything else in the game today.”

Truth in Numbers:
Byron Nelson Champion’s bag: PXi 6.5 in his irons & hybrid; Grafalloy ProLite 5-wood; DG Spinner in his sand and lob wedges
126 sets of shafts by True Temper Sports in play at the Byron Nelson Championship
17 wins for shafts by True Temper on the 2012 PGA TOUR
BMW Charity Classic winner’s bag: Dynamic Gold S300

PXi shafts have been specifically engineered to feel softer in a player’s hands in the short irons while simultaneously stiffening the feel of the longer shafts within the set. The PXi shafts feature a unique variable taper design with a dedicated taper rate for each flex. Longer taper rate results in more energy transfer to the ball for a faster and flatter penetrating trajectory. The new PXi shaft is a great hybrid option and provides a smooth transition from Project X irons to hybrids.

PXi shafts are available in 5.0, 5.5, 6.0 and 6.5 flexes and ranges in weight from 108 grams (5.0 flex) to 117 grams (6.5 flex). MSRP: $560 per set.

May 19

4/30/2012
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The all-new Project X PXi shaft scored its first PGA TOUR win at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans this weekend. PXi is the evolution of the revolutionary tour-proven Project X shaft family, and a new industry benchmark for performance.

Playing PXi in his irons and hybrid, the champion in New Orleans captured his first PGA Tour victory after two playoff holes against one of the game’s most notable veterans. He shot a 19-under par 269, a final total that jumps the champ to No. 9 in the FedExCup standings.

“The new PXi is the culmination of years of research and development and it is the most sophisticated steel shaft design in the history of the game,” says Chad Hall, director of product marketing and global tour operations for True Temper Sports. “PXi maintains the same launch trajectory and same spin rates that has made Project X a favorite on the pro tours. Our engineers modified the design to soften the feel in the hands for the shorter irons and stiffen the longer shafts within a set. This is a high-powered combination that produces greater distance and improved feel beyond anything in the game today.”

Truth in Numbers:
• Zurich Classic champion’s bag: PXi 6.5 in his irons & hybrid; DG Spinner in his wedges
• 131 sets of shafts by True Temper Sports in play at the Zurich Classic
• 15 wins for shafts by True Temper on the 2012 PGA TOUR

The PXi shafts feature a unique variable taper design with a dedicated taper rate for each flex. Longer taper rate results in more energy transfer to the ball for a faster and flatter penetrating trajectory. The new PXi shaft is a great hybrid option and provides a smooth transition from Project X irons to hybrids. PXi shafts are available in 5.0, 5.5, 6.0 and 6.5 flexes and ranges in weight from 108 grams (5.0 flex) to 117 grams (6.5 flex). MSRP: $560 per set.

Feb 17

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — True Temper’s high-performance Dynamic Gold and Project X shafts provided power, consistency and accuracy right down to the dramatic winning conclusion of the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

One week after coming in second at the Farmers Insurance Open, this week’s 24-year-old champion overcame an eight-stroke deficit and shot a bogey-free 65 on Sunday to finish at 15-under 269. He scored 79.2 on Greens in Regulation to earn his first PGA TOUR victory, playing Project X in his irons and Dynamic Gold in his wedges.

“Many of our shaft models — from Dynamic Gold to Project X steel and graphite — delivered clutch performances and more than 40 victories during the 2011 PGA TOUR season, and we’re very excited to see that success continuing in 2012,” says Scott Hennessy, president and CEO of True Temper Sports. “Players are always looking for a competitive edge and, when you consider that True Temper shafts delivered 95 wins on the PGA, European and Nationwide Tours last year, there really is no better edge than playing the right shaft.”

The world’s largest shaft manufacturer demonstrated dominance beyond just the victory. Shafts designed and manufactured by True Temper claimed the Top Three money positions and controlled the field with 110 sets in play.

Jan 06

It’s been a great season for Project X shafts, with three consecutive major titles and more than 35 victories across the PGA, Nationwide and European Tours. Also, to date the new Project X graphite shaft is the winningest driver shaft on the 2010 PGA TOUR.

This year’s Masters champion earned his third Green Jacket and fourth major title, playing Project X shafts in his irons. The victory at Augusta National was the 10th consecutive win at The Masters for shafts designed and manufactured by True Temper.

At the U.S. Open, Project X shafts delivered winning consistency and accuracy on a Pebble Beach course which some described as “fast and fiery.” This year’s U.S. Open champion played Project X in his irons to become the first European in 40 years to win the event. Project X graphite had a dominate showing at the U.S Open with four shafts in the bags of the Top 10 finishers, and 29 shafts in play among the entire field.

The British Open’s Claret Jug winner played the new Project X graphite shaft in his driver and fairway woods to lead the field in driving accuracy with an astounding 86 percent of fairways hit and averaging more than 319 yards per drive. He fired off a seven-shot victory — only two strokes off from the largest victory margin in British Open history.

“The PGA TOUR’s major events showcase the best golfers in the world, and we are extremely excited for Project X shafts to have won three of the four majors this year,” says Chad Hall, director of global tour operations for True Temper Sports. “Our engineers remain dedicated to providing golfers of all skill levels with shafts that provide maximum performance in accuracy, consistency and distance.”

Jun 22

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — In a spectacular display of shot consistency and accuracy, Project X shafts chalked up the historic, eight-shot victory at the 2011 U.S. Open Championship at the Congressional Country Club.

Playing Project X in his irons, the 22-year-old U.S. Open champion shot a 16-under 268 to capture his first major win in grand fashion. In addition to setting new U.S. Open records for the lowest four-round total, and for the most strokes under par, the champion also hit 62 of the 72 greens in regulation and became the youngest U.S. Open winner since Bobby Jones in 1923.

“Everyone who witnessed the stunning and dominant performance at the U.S. Open this weekend saw history in the making, and we’re very proud Project X shafts delivered the extreme performance needed to make it happen,” says Scott Hennessy, president and CEO of True Temper Sports. “The Project X shafts played by this year’s young champion were among the 135 sets of shafts by True Temper in play at the U.S. Open. True Temper shafts have helped set new records at Major tournaments for decades and our company is committed to continuing to drive golf shaft innovation and provide equipment solutions that produce wins.”

The Project X line of shafts are proven winners, including the Project X graphite shaft which quickly established itself as the premier graphite shaft in the game today. The straight taper and short tip section of the Project X iron shafts provides maximum energy transfer with low spin rates required for penetrating iron shots.

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