Winner of the 2023 FREED GROUP Women’s Scottish Open Presented by Trust Golf was Playing Graphite Design

Carlsbad, CA –August 8, 2023 – Pro’s Choice Golf Shafts, Inc. announced today that the winner of the 2023 FREED GROUP Women’s Scottish Open Presented by Trust Golf, held at Dundonald Links in Ayrshire, Scotland was playing a Graphite Design Tour AD IZ-5 Stiff flex wood shaft in her PXG 0311 GEN5 9.0° Driver.

Additionally, the winner of the JGTO Yokohama Minato Championship ~Fujiki Centennial~ tournament held at Yokohama Country Club was playing a Graphite Design Tour AD CQ-6 X-Stiff flex wood shaft in his Driver and a Graphite Design Tour AD XC-6 X-Stiff flex shaft in his #3 fairway metal wood.

“Congratulations to the winner of the Women’s Scottish Open and for her back-to-back wins. It is rare to win two tournaments in a row and we are excited she plays Graphite Design Tour AD. And congratulations to the JGTO winner for his second win this season. His career is off to an awesome start and we are also excited he is playing Graphite Design Tour AD shafts”, stated Wayne Ageno, President, Pro’s Choice Golf Shafts, Inc.

The Graphite Design Tour AD IZ – “Into the Zone”, designed and manufactured at the Graphite Design Japan factory headquarters, has a very stealthy look to it in black with white/orange accents and a sleek new matte finish. The Tour AD IZ shafts are available in 40g R2, R1 and S flex, 50g R2, R, S and X flex, 60g SR, S, X and TX flex, 70g S, X and TX flex and 80g S and X flex.

The Tour AD IZ, like all of the premium Tour AD wood shafts, utilizes premium, aerospace quality 50t carbon-fiber materials in order to deliver the best feeling and performing shaft available to golfers.

The Tour AD IZ shaft has a firm stiffness starting at the handle, and medium center section and a firm+ tip profile to promote a high launch angle and low-ball spin rates. The Tour AD IZ also utilizes TORAYCA ® T1100G carbon-fiber pre-preg with NANOALLOY ® technology in the tip section of the shaft for additional shaft stability, exceptional feel and precise ball control.

Reach out to your local Golf Club Fitting professional and ask about how to get your Driver or Fairway metal wood “Into the Zone” using the Tour AD IZ model of premium Graphite Design graphite golf shafts.

About Graphite Design:

Located in the city of Chichibu, Japan, Graphite Design has 33 years of experience designing and manufacturing premium graphite composite golf shafts. Numerous Graphite Design shafts can be seen in play by the best professional players on all tours worldwide. Validating the company’s “Tour AD” logo, all of Graphite Design’s Tour-proven shafts specifically promote “Accuracy and Distance”. On Tour, Graphite Design shafts recorded 51 Global tournament victories in 2022 and have helped numerous golf professionals earn well over 500 tour victories and multi-millions of dollars in prize money since inception. Graphite Design continues to be the most dominant, #1 shaft brand on the Japanese JGTO Professional Tour for the past twenty years.

About Pro’s Choice:

Pro’s Choice Golf Shafts is the exclusive distributor of Graphite Design golf shafts in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, UAE, S. Africa, S. America, and Australia. Pro’s Choice Golf Shafts distributes all of the current Graphite Design shafts including the new 2024 Tour AD VF model of wood shafts as well the Graphite Design MAD, Tour AD CQ, Tour AD UB, Tour AD HD, Tour AD XC, Tour AD VR, Tour AD IZ, Tour AD TP and Tour AD DI models of shafts. The company is located in Carlsbad, California with a distribution warehouse located in San Diego.

For more information about Pro’s Choice Golf Shafts or Graphite Design shafts, please contact Bill McPherson at 619-454-6283 or, or visit For tour promotions inquiries, please contact Erik Boysen at

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