Winner of the JGTO Sansan KBC Augusta Tournament was Playing Graphite Design

Carlsbad, CA –August 30, 2023 – Pro’s Choice Golf Shafts, Inc. announced today that the winner of the JGTO Sansan KBC Augusta tournament held at Keya Golf Club in Fukuoka, Japan was playing Graphite Design Tour AD HY 95 X-Stiff flex hybrid shafts in both of his Ping Hybrids.

Additionally on the Asian Tour, the winner of the St Andrews Bay Championship held at Fairmont St Andrews (Torrance Course) in Scotland was playing a Graphite Design Tour AD GP-7 X-Stiff flex wood shaft in his Driver.

“Congratulations to both winners for their perseverance. The champion in Japan ending a 7 year drought and the champion in Scotland winning in 10 playoff holes. We are especially excited that they play Graphite Design Tour AD shafts as did the winner of the TOUR Championship last weekend”, stated Wayne Ageno, President, Pro’s Choice Golf Shafts, Inc.

Designed and manufactured at the Graphite Design Japan factory headquarters and now available in brand new graphics for 2023, the Tour AD HY hybrid shafts are available in four weights of 65g and 75g in R and S flex, 85g in R, S and X flex and 95g in S and X flex.

Designed with the Tour AD DI Hybrid profile in mind, the Tour AD HY hybrid is softer in the tip and mid-section and slightly stiffer in the butt section of the shaft, to promote a higher ball flight than the Tour AD DI Hybrid shafts. The easy to hit Tour AD HY hybrid shafts can be counted on to deliver pin point Accuracy and greater Distance, which is synonymous within all of the Graphite Design Tour AD 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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