SteelFiber Lands Top Fives on and LPGA Tours


BELLINGHAM, Wash. — SteelFiber graphite iron shafts by Aerotech Golf landed Top Five money this weekend on the and LPGA Tours. The world's No. 1 graphite iron shaft delivered second-place at the Tour Championship, and gave a smooth ride to a T5 finish at the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic.

On the Tour, SteelFiber shafts won second-place at the Tour Championship as the former University of Louisville player recorded a 65-66-66-68 at TPC Sawgrass for his biggest payday of the season. He will play on the PGA Tour next year. At the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic, the 2013 Louise Suggs Rolex Rookie of the Year shot a 68-69-71-68 12-under par with SteelFiber graphite shafts in her irons for share of fifth place.

"Week after week on the pro tours, it becomes more evident that SteelFiber graphite irons shafts are changing the game, and that's something that is going to benefit players of all ages and skill levels," says Chris Hilleary, president of Aerotech Golf. "SteelFiber shafts combine the performance characteristics of graphite shafts which produce greater vibration dampening and less fatigue with those of steel shafts which typically give more stability and consistency. These are unique performance benefits that every golfer can appreciate."

Last year, players using SteelFiber graphite iron shafts won seven pro events — five on the PGA TOUR and two on the Champions Tour. Players with SteelFiber shafts also ranked No. 2 and No. 3 in the FedEx Cup Season Points at the end of the regular season. SteelFiber shafts were also No. 6 and No. 12 in FedEx Cup Playoff Points; and ended 2013 overall as No. 3 and No. 5 on the PGA Money List; Nos. 8 and 9 in official world rankings; and tied for first and fourth in Top 10 finishes.

Aerotech Golf shafts are available as custom options with many nationally celebrated golf club manufacturers such as Callaway, Titleist, TaylorMade, Ping, Nike Golf, Bridgestone Golf, Wilson, Cleveland Golf, Miura, Srixon, KZG, Nakashima and Scratch Golf. Aerotech Golf shafts are also available through professional golf clubfitters around the world. Aerotech Golf is a proud supporter of the Association of Golf Clubfitting Professionals (AGCP) and the International Clubmakers Guild (ICG).