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Press Release: KBS Shafts Win the 2012 Open Championship

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KBS Shafts Win the 2012 Open Championship

KBS shafts mark their 1st Major Championship

BOULDER, Colo. (July 23rd, 2012) – KBS Tour shafts were used by the champion and runner-up of the 2012 Open Championship. Throughout this past week the leader board saw dramatic changes, but KBS shafts were consistently at the top. Both of these professionals trusted the smooth feel and consistent performance of the KBS Tour X flex shaft in their irons.

This winner of the Open Championship has a storied career that now includes four Major championship victories. He was one of the first professionals to switch into KBS shafts in 2008 and has consistently improved GIR in the years since. For the KBS brand this is yet another milestone surpassed. The KBS team sincerely congratulates the champion of the 2012 Open Championship.

First introduced in 2008, the KBS brand continues to surge today as the fastest-growing shaft brand on Tour. Today, over 120 professionals across the PGA, European, and Web.com Tours trust the company’s signature product line. That number includes 10 of the Top 50 players in the Official World Golf Rankings.

According to Kim Braly, Director of Tour Operations, “The Open Championship is a victory we have long looked forward to. This professional has been a fan of KBS since his first practice session with them in 2008. It took only three swings to notice the smooth feel, and then immediately switched his bag into KBS.  We congratulate him for this terrific performance at one of golf’s toughest tests.”

About KBS Golf Shafts
Since introduction in 2008, KBS Golf Shafts have led the steel shaft industry with innovation and unprecedented growth.  Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, KBS is manufactured in partnership with FEMCO Steel Technology (FST). KBS is focused on innovating steel shaft technologies that maximize performance while making every shot more enjoyable for the golfer. Available industry-wide, visit KBS online to learn why they are the fastest growing shaft on Tour, hear from their avid community, or find a local dealer.

KBS Golf Shafts
www.KBSGolfShafts.com

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Alexander Levy’s Winning WITB: 2018 Hassan Trophy

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Driver: TaylorMade M2 (8.5 degrees)
Shaft: Mitsubishi Tensei CK 60TX

3 Wood: Titleist 915Fd (15 degrees)
Shaft: Mitsubishi Tensei CK 70TX

Hybrid: Titleist 816 H1 (17 degrees)
Shaft: Graphite Design Tour AD DI-95X Hybrid

Irons: Titleist 716 CB (3), Titleist 714 MB (4-PW)
Shafts: KBS Tour C-Taper 120S

Wedges: Titleist SM6 (52-08F),Titleist SM7 (58)
Shaft: True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue

Putter: Odyssey O Works 7
Grip: Odyssey Pistol

Golf Ball: Titleist Pro V1x

Discussion: See what GolfWRX members are saying about Levy’s clubs. 

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Equipment is accurate as of the 2018 Valero Texas Open (4/16/2018).

Driver: Ping G400 LST (10 degrees)
Shaft: Graphite Design Tour AD DI-7x

3 Wood: Ping G400 (14.5 degrees)
Shaft: Graphite Design Tour AD DI-7x

Hybrid: Ping G400 (19 degrees)
Shaft: Graphite Design Tour AD DI-95x Hybrid

Irons: Ping iBlade (4-9)
Shaft: Project X 6.0

Wedges: Ping Glide 2.0 (46-12SS, 52-12SS, 56-12SS, 60-06TS)
Shaft: Project X 6.5

Putter: Ping Anser 2
Grip: Ping Pistol

Golf Ball: Titleist Pro V1x

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Zach Cabra WITB 2018

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Equipment is accurate as of the 2018 Houston Open (3/27/2018).

Driver: Callaway GBB Epic Sub Zero (10.5 degrees)
Shaft: Aldila Rogue Max 75X

3 Wood: Titleist 917F3 (15 degrees)
Shaft: Mitsubishi Diamana White d+ 80X

Irons: Mizuno MP-Fli-Hi (2, 3), Piretti Limited Edition (4-PW)
Shaft: Aerotech SteelFiber hls880 (2), Aerotech SteelFiber i80 (3-PW)

Wedges: Callaway MD3 Milled (50-10S, 54-10S), Callaway Mack Daddy PM (60-10)
Shaft: KBS Tour 125 S+

Putter: Piretti 801 CU
Grip: Piretti Pistol

WITB Notes: We spotted Cabra with 15 clubs in the bag ahead of the 2018 Houston Open. We’ll update this post when we confirm the 14 clubs we used in competition.

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