Winner of the PGA Tour RBC Heritage Event was Playing Graphite Design

Carlsbad, CA – April 20, 2021 – Pro’s Choice Golf Shafts, Inc. announced today that the winner of the PGA Tour RBC Heritage event was playing a Graphite Design Tour AD XC-6 TX (Tour X-Stiff) flex wood shaft in his Ping G425 MAX Driver. The champion shot 63, 63, 69, 70 to win the tournament by 4 strokes.

Elsewhere around the globe, the winner of the European Tour Austrian Open event played with Graphite Design Tour AD DI-95 X- Stiff Flex Hybrid shafts in both of his Srixon Utility Driving Irons. On the LPGA Tour, the winner of the LOTTE Championship event won with a Graphite Design Tour AD IZ-6 Stiff flex wood shaft in her PXG #5 Fwy metal wood and Graphite Design Tour AD IZ-65 R1 (Regular) flex hybrid shafts in both of her PXG hybrids. Lastly, the winner of the PGA Korn Ferry Tour MGM Resorts Championship was playing a Graphite Design Tour AD IZ – Prototype AG04-10 X-Stiff flex Driving Iron shaft in his Titleist Utility Iron.

“Congratulations to all four winners this past weekend. Each champion has their own reasons for playing Graphite Design shafts that are so well known for pinpoint accuracy and yard gaining distance and we are very proud to be a part of their success”, stated Bill McPherson, Vice President of Sales, Pro’s Choice Golf Shafts, Inc.

The Graphite Design Tour AD XC – designed for “Xtra Carry”, is manufactured at the Graphite Design Japan factory headquarters and is black with silver and red accents, a silver fade at the tip and finished with a matte clear coat. The Tour AD XC, like the other high performance Tour AD wood shafts, utilizes premium, aerospace quality carbon-fiber materials and are available in 40g R2, R1 and S flex, 50g R2, R1, 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 XC shaft profile is softer in the butt section, stiff in the center section and has a stiff tip to promote low/mid launch angle and low spin with the ball. The Tour AD XC also utilizes the brand new TORAYCA® M40X carbon-fiber pre-preg in the Mid to Tip Section of the shaft as well as the TORAYCA® T1100G carbon-fiber pre-preg with NANOALLOY® technology in the tip section of the shaft for unrivaled shaft stability and precise ball control without the loss of the exceptional feel that Graphite Design shafts are so well known for.

Get fit by your local professional club fitter into the new Graphite Design Tour AD XC and get ready to experience the Xtra Carry you are looking for to lower your scores.

About Graphite Design:

Located in the city of Chichibu, Japan, Graphite Design has 31 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 37 Global tournament victories in 2019 and have helped numerous golf professionals earn well over 350 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 seventeen 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 2021 Tour AD HD model of wood shafts as well the Graphite Design MAD, YS Nano Reloaded, Tour AD XC, Tour AD VR, Tour AD IZ, Tour AD TP, Tour AD GP, Tour AD MJ, Tour AD MT, Tour AD BB, 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 760-519-2362 or


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