SteelFiber Wins CME Group Tour Championship
BELLINGHAM, Wash. SteelFiber graphite iron shafts, designed and manufactured by Aerotech Golf, chalked up another victory this weekend, winning the CME Group Tour Championship on the LPGA Tour.
Playing SteelFiber J108 graphite shafts in her irons, the young pro who won the 2016 Rolex Player of the Year Award, 2016 Race to the CME Globe title and the 2016 Money Title finished strong (68-71-67-67) to win the CME Tour Championship. She finished the season ranked No. 5 on the LPGA Money List. The SteelFiber J-series is a private label iron shaft specifically developed for Aerotech Golf distributor and clubfitter Big Fish Golf of Singapore. In addition to the win, SteelFiber i80 shafts also collected Top 10 money at the event with a T8 finish.
"Congratulations to the winner of the 2017 CME Group Tour Championship. She demonstrated great perseverance and finished strong for a terrific victory," says Chris Hilleary, president of Aerotech Golf. "SteelFiber shafts delivery stability and increased distance but, unlike traditional steel shafts, the innovative SteelFiber technology also reduces the risk of injury, lessens aggravation of existing injuries and decreases player fatigue. SteelFiber is a game-changer that allows players to play their best for longer and finish strong."
SteelFiber graphite shafts are making an impact on professional tours, and demonstrating that graphite shafts irons are the next real evolution in golf equipment," says Chris Hilleary, president of Aerotech Golf. "SteelFiber shafts have introduced game-changing innovation that is delivering unique performance benefits that are appreciated by amateur and professional golfers alike. Unlike any other shaft in golf, the unique SteelFiber technology provides stability and shot consistency while it simultaneously provides greater vibration dampening, reduces player fatigue, and increases clubhead speed and ball distance."
SteelFiber shafts provide superior performance through innovative composite engineering that combines a high-modulus graphite core with 59 miles of steel fiber lacing the shaft surface. The shaft's graphite core provides vibration dampening, increased clubhead speed and maximum distance, while the steel fibers produce optimum weighting for a solid feel at impact and add stability and control for pinpoint accuracy.
For the 2016 season, SteelFiber shafts delivered 20 wins on pro tours around the world as well as won the coveted CME Race for the Globe Trophy and 2016 Money Title on the LPGA Tour. Players with SteelFiber shafts routinely rank high on the PGA Money List, Official World Golf Rankings and the FedEx Cup Season Points. In 2013, for example, SteelFiber players ranked No. 2 and No. 3 in the FedEx Cup Season Points and ended overall as No. 3 and No. 5 on the PGA Money List. SteelFiber shafts won the highly prized FedEx Cup in 2012.
Aerotech Golf shafts are available as custom options with many nationally celebrated golf club manufacturers such as PXG, Callaway, Titleist, TaylorMade, Ping, Cobra, Bridgestone Golf, Wilson, Cleveland Golf, Miura, Srixon, KZG and Nakashima 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).
For more information on Aerotech Golf and Aerotech shafts, call 888.733.8988 or visit https://www.aerotechgolfshafts.com. Also check out the Aerotech page on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/aerotechgolf.