Fujikura Golf’s Speeder brand secured the #1 Driver Shaft ranking at both the Puerto Rico Open and AXA Ladies Championship. In addition, the highly recognized Speeder brand was played by the runner-up at the WGC-Dell Match Championship and by the runner-up at the LPGA KIA Classic.
Vista, Calif. – March 28, 2016 – Fujikura Golf, known for designing and producing the world’s best performance golf shafts, is experiencing global awareness for the Speeder brand as the PGA Tour and LPGA Tour expand into new regions. This past weekend, the company enjoyed success in Puerto Rico, Japan, and in the United States.
“It’s exciting to watch golf grow internationally as a whole and to have Fujikura be part of the growth is gratifying. We appreciate the exposure these new regions and these international players provide. This weekend the Speeder brand was represented by players from South Africa, South Korea, Northern Ireland and more,” said Fujikura Golf Marketing Manager Stephanie Hartgraves.
According to golf’s top equipment reporting agency the Darrell Survey, Fujikura Golf had 27 Driver Shafts in play at the PGA Puerto Rico Open which is 20.3% of the total field. The company was also confirmed to have 35 Driver Shafts in play at the AXA Ladies Championship played in Miyazaki, Japan. This count equals to 32.4% of the total field.
Fujikura also confirmed with the Darrell Survey that the runner-up of the WGC Dell Match Play Championship played all five days against the best players in the world with a Fujikura Speeder brand golf shaft in his 5-Wood. The runner-up of the LPGA KIA Classic used a Speeder brand golf shaft in her 3-Wood and 5-Wood to navigate the demanding Aviara Golf Course in Carlsbad, CA.
Fujikura Golf’s Speeder Series has been a worldwide favorite on many tours. Its legendary performance characteristics have been developed by enso®- Fujikura’s proprietary fitting and testing technology. This state of the art technology allowed Fujikura’s engineers to enhance the Speeder series with advanced materials in the key areas of the golf shaft that contribute most to the club head and ball flight performance.