TPT Golf Earns 1st Champions Tour Victory at Toshiba Classic

It just seems like TPT Golf is in the news more often than not these days. The Switzerland based golf shaft company is building  a stable with an impressive collection of golfers and the stable grows weekly. Names like Jodi Ewart Shadoff of the LPGA Tour, Justin Rose and Jason Day of the PGA Tour and now they’ve had a breakthrough on the PGA Tour Champions circuit.

This past week in Newport Beach, California the winner of the tournament World Golf Hall of Fame member Vijay Singh. This was his first victory on the Champions Tour. Singh used one of the 16 Series shafts from TPT Golf in his TaylorMade Golf M2 driver. Below is a press release from public relations firm Mary Beth Lacy.

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RENENS, SWITZERLAND – TPT Golf earned its first Champions Tour victory this weekend at the Toshiba Classic. The champion used a TPT Golf 16 Series shaft in his driver to secure the one-shot victory at Newport Beach Country Club. The win marks the first Champions Tour victory for the 55-year-old World Golf Hall of Fame Member.

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“Congratulations to the winner of the Toshiba Classic on an exciting and important victory,” said TPT Golf Director Sebastian Sebayang. “To have a World Golf Hall of Fame Member trust our revolutionary golf shaft technology is a tremendous honor. We set out to innovate the golf shaft industry when we launched our shafts a little more than a year ago, and it’s been absolutely thrilling to see the best golfers in the world validate the new standard of performance our shafts can offer.”

The win marks a key milestone for TPT Golf. It’s the fifth victory for the upstart golf shaft manufacturer in a period of less than five months. To date, TPT Golf has claimed victories on the Champions Tour, PGA Tour, Asian Tour, European Tour and World Golf Championships.

TPT Golf’s Five Wins

  • March 11, 2018: Toshiba Classic (Champions Tour)
  • January 29, 2018: Farmers Insurance Open (PGA Tour)
  • December 17, 2017: Indonesian Masters (Asian Tour)
  • November 5, 2017: Turkish Airlines Open (European Tour)
  • October 29, 2017: WGC-HSBC Champions (World Golf Championships)

TPT Golf’s current shaft lineup includes 11 distinct models intended for drivers and fairway woods. Each is created with “Thin-Ply Technology,” a revolutionary, automated manufacturing process TPT Golf developed from the ground up to ensure unrivaled consistency and unlock superior performance for golfers of all abilities.

Thin-Ply Technology is patent-pending, robot-driven manufacturing process that allows TPT Golf to independently optimize each shaft design parameter so that golfers can realize improved distance, better accuracy and more consistency. It also creates a perfectly concentric shaft with no seams, allowing TPT Golf to create shafts that are finely tuned to precise specifications time after time.

 TPT Golf shafts ($499 each) are available exclusively through the company’s worldwide network of Authorized Fitters, and they will soon be available at all Club Champion locations in the U.S. Golfers can visit tptgolf.com/wheretoby to locate a TPT Golf Authorized Fitter in their area.

 

Until The Next Tee!!

Antigua Announces Its 2018 Team On Tour

As the PGA Merchandise Show draws closer I’m going through exhibitors and arranging appointments. Antigua Sportswear is one of the clients of public relations firm Mary Beth Lacy Inc and Mary Beth was happy to share this press release with me. In the past I’ve reviewed Antigua and I’m looking forward to discussing their 2018 line-up in a couple of weeks. Antigua is a top notch brand with a proven track record that speaks for itself.

Recently, the sportswear brand released their team for the 2018 Tour season. Below is the release.

PEORIA, ARIZ. -The Antigua Group, Inc.-one of the nation’s leading designers and marketers of lifestyle apparel under the genuine Antigua brand has announced its Tour Team for year 2018.

 

Headlining the Antigua team on the LPGA Tour are five Solheim Cup teammates from the victorious 2017 American team; Brittany Lang, Stacy Lewis, Gerina Piller, Lizette Salas and Austin Ernst along with veterans Alena Sharp, Candie Kung and Kim Kaufman.

 

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Stacy Lewis (Photo Credit: Mizuno Golf Europe)

 

PGA Tour ambassadors include 2016 Zurich Classic Champion Brian Stuard, and 2017 Sanderson Farms Champion Ryan Armour.  Champions Tour ambassadors include Tom Pernice, Jr., Steve Pate, Billy Mayfair and Jerry Smith.

 

“We are very proud to have so many fine people wearing our clothing on these tours,” said Ron McPherson, President and CEO of The Antigua Group. “2018 promises to be a very exciting year on tour for the Antigua brand.”

 

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Ryan Armour

 

About Antigua

Headquartered in Peoria, Arizona, The Antigua Group, through its license sports division, holds license agreements with National Football League (NFL), Major League Baseball (MLB), Minor League Baseball (MiLB), National Hockey League (NHL) and the National Basketball Association (NBA), along with numerous American universities and colleges for men’s, women’s and children’s apparel, headwear and luggage. Antigua additionally designs, produces and supplies product for corporate America and specialty retail managed under its corporate division. Its golf division also holds license agreements with the PGA TOUR, LPGA and the PGA of America

 Find Antigua on the web at:  www.Antigua.com and ShopAntigua.com

 

 

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Gerina Piller (Photo Credit: NY Times)

 

 

 

Until The Next Tee!!