ACCRA Wins Justin Timberlake’s Las Vegas PGA Tournament

ACCRA premium golf shafts wins again at the Justin Timberlake Shriners  Hospitals for Children Open

PGMC (Kingston Ontario)– For the third time in just four weeks a player using a club custom fit with an upgraded ACCRA premium golf shaft has won on the PGA Tour.

Just weeks after a second place finish at the Viking Classic, this NC State grad finished strong, firing a 4 under 68 en route to winning his first PGA Tour event. This victory moved him from 138th on the Tour money list to 75th, ensuring him full exempt status on the 2009 PGA Tour.

Coming from a great lineage of golf sure doesn’t hurt, the JT Champion’s father is a long-time NY club professional, while his grandfather won six PGA Tour titles, Finishing second to Ben Hogan in the 1948 PGA Championship. Within that family, you also have a 15 time PGA Tour winner, including the 1952 PGA Championship, 5 other PGA Tour members and a 2 time US Amateur and British Amateur champion. Not bad!

ACCRA is excited that this deserving champion chose to have his Titleist 906 F2 13 degree 3 wood custom fit with an ACCRA XC 75 shaft.

 

“This is an important time of year for Tour professionals, whether it be fighting to maintain one’s playing status or trying to gain exemptions into the big events of 2009, players are working harder than ever to find the very best equipment to put them over the top” stated Gawain Robertson (ACCRA – Tour representative/Partner) “ We are always excited when a PGA Tour player chooses to custom fit their equipment with ACCRA products, and when success follows we are equally thrilled” continued Robertson.


PGA Tour players using ACCRA premium shafts have racked up almost $40,000,000 in 2008, that has included 6 victories and more than 180 top 20 finishes. This combined with 4 victories on the European Tour has made 2008 a banner year around the world for Touring Professionals trusting their game with ACCRA premium golf shafts.

 

ACCRA is proud to be represented by more than 350 of the very best professional club fitters around the world, each of these fitters also has access to the now extremely popular KBS Tour steel shafts, the highly innovative Kanata Scandium shafts, and UST Golf Shafts. PGMC (ACCRA) is proud to make all of these fine products available through ACCRA professional club fitters. For a list of where you can find any of the excellent products please visit www.accragolf.com and see our dealer listing.

 

ACCRA premium graphite shafts are available through “certified ACCRA Fitters”. For product information or to locate a Certified ACCRA Fitter near you, please visit www.accragolf.com. If you are interested in becoming a dealer, please contact PGMC at (888) 389-3149.

ACCRA shafts are also available as a custom upgrade through the world’s finest golf club manufactures Callaway, Ping, Titleist, Cobra, and Adams.

 ACCRA Shafts are crafted using the highest modulus and most technologically advanced materials available.

ACCRA has challenged Mamiya and UST engineers to “create the best” without any compromises. The recent success of ACCRA’s latest introduction gives remarkable credibility to the technologies utilized in all ACCRA shafts. All ACCRA trademarks are owned by PGMC.

ACCRA Press Release October 10th 2008 – Turning Stone

 

ACCRA AXIV wins at  the Turning Stone Championship

PGMC – A PGA Tour rookie using an ACCRA premium golf shaft topped a strong PGA Tour field that included 8 different 2008 PGA Tour champions and 6 former Major champions this past week chalking up 2 wins in a row for players using ACCRA shafts.

This Columbia South Carolina native birdied his final two holes to snatch his first victory and the $1,008,000 first prize. On Friday (second round) he switched to a TaylorMade Tour Burner 3 wood, custom fit with an ACCRA AXIV XE 80 golf shaft and continued to rely this combination throughout the weekend.

The 7,482 – yard Atunyote Golf Club at Turning Stone Resort in Verona N.Y. played long and tough in the cool and damp conditions and this 24 year old “bomber” took advantage of his length especially on the tough par 5’s. 

ACCRA shafts have now been used to win more than $36,000,000 on the 2008 PGA Tour that has included 5 victories and more than 180 top 20 finishes. This combined with 4 victories and more than 60 top 20 finishes on the European Tour has made 2008 a banner year around the world for Touring Professionals trusting their game with ACCRA premium golf shafts. 

2 wins in a row is great, but the cool aspect about this victory is that this player switched back to his TaylorMade 3 wood with an ACCRA AXIV shaft after the first round and used it to make some key shots throughout the final two days on his way to victory.” Stated Gawain Robertson (ACCRA Tour Rep.) “ACCRA AXIV shafts provide unparalleled feel and stability even for one of the longest hitters on the PGA Tour” continued Mr. Robertson. 

ACCRA is proud to be represented by more than 350 of the very best professional club fitters around the world, each of these fitters also has access to the now extremely popular KB Tour steel shafts (used by the champion of this past weeks Memorial Tournament), the highly innovative e21 Scandium shafts (as seen on the Golf Channel), Royal grips (Used by the world’s #2 player and 2008 Colonial Champion) and UST Golf Shafts (used by many of the world’s finest players). PGMC (ACCRA) is proud to make all of these fine products available through ACCRA professional club fitters. For a list of where you can find any of the excellent products please visit www.accragolf.com and see our dealer listing. 

ACCRA premium graphite shafts are available through “certified ACCRA Fitters”. For product information or to locate a Certified ACCRA Fitter near you, please visit www.accragolf.com. If you are interested in becoming a dealer, please contact PGMC at (888) 389-3149.

ACCRA shafts are also available as a custom upgrade through the world’s finest golf club manufactures Callaway, Ping, Titleist, Cobra, Adams and Exotics

ACCRA Shafts are crafted using the highest modulus and most technologically advanced materials available.

ACCRA has challenged Mamiya and UST engineers to “create the best” without any compromises. The recent success of ACCRA’s latest introduction gives remarkable credibility to the technologies utilized in all ACCRA shafts. All ACCRA trademarks are owned by PGMC.

ACCRA at the US Open – Video of Tiger practicing on Wednesday

Accra’s presence was quite evident at the 2008 US Open at Torrey pines, with more than 25 shafts in play amoungst the best players in the world. While working with players all week, we took a few moments to enjoy watching Tiger (and his throng of 100 photogaraphers) hit a few balls. 
There are a few interesting notes…..He was notiably limping…..check out the faiway wood shots from the rough, they wer

 

 

 

ACCRA AXIV places second at 2008 Memorial Tournament

PGMC – ACCRA premium golf shafts posted a second place finish at the 2008 Memorial Tournament in Dublin Ohio. On the difficult Muirfield Village golf course where accuracy is at a premium, a former Masters champion from Sarnia Canada fired a total score of 6 under par to place a close second. He had his TaylorMade 3 wood fitted with an upgraded ACCRA AXIV XE 80 shaft to help provide the accuracy and distance required to mange his game around the severely rolling fairways at Muirfield.

 

ACCRA AXIV shafts also posted a 6th place finish at the same event, continuing a long run of success this season on Professional Tours around the world.

 

“ACCRA and ACCRA AXIV shafts have been used by more than 100 Golf Professionals on all major Tours worldwide proving the value of an upgraded premium shaft.” States Gawain Robertson (ACCRA- Partner and Tour Rep.) “The fact that so many of the best players in the world have chosen ACCRA just give credibility to the performance and design of ACCRA products” continued Mr. Robertson.

 

All this success just highlights an exciting year for ACCRA as introductions of a new ACCRA AXIV hybrid shaft and super light weight ACCRA AXIV XT 50’s recently were introduced.

 

“The most exciting aspect of all this success is the fact that most ACCRA shafts are actually designed for the average golfer” stated Dave Makarucha (PGMC-Partner) “ the fact is that we are extremely strong in the super Light weight segment of the market with the ACCRA T40, ACCRA T50 and recently introduced XT50. These shafts provide all levels of golfers with the technology that is used in a Tour players shaft, but in a weight that allows the amateur golfer to develop greater club head speed without sacrificing accuracy” continued Mr. Makarucha.

 

The use of super high modulus carbon and the addition of AXIV material enables ACCRA to offer all levels of golfers power, stability and most importantly extreme “feel”.

 

“Only a certified ACCRA club fitter can accurately determined which ACCRA shaft is best for each unique golf swing, we certainly recommend that all golfers take the time to get properly fitted to a premium shaft to ensure that they maximize their potential” States Sean Bravakis (PGMC). “ACCRA Certified fitters all use technologically advance methods to ensure that every ACCRA shaft is perfectly fit and installed to maximize launch conditions” continued Mr. Bravakis.

 

ACCRA is proud to be represented by more than 350 of the very best professional club fitters around the world, each of these fitters also has access to the now extremely popular KB Tour steel shafts (used by the champion of this past weeks Memorial Tournament), the highly innovative e21 Scandium shafts (as seen on the Golf Channel), Royal grips (Used by the world’s #2 player and 2008 Colonial Champion) and UST Golf Shafts (used by many of the world’s finest players). PGMC (ACCRA) is proud to make all of these fine products available through ACCRA professional club fitters. For a list of where you can find any of the excellent products please visit www.accragolf.com and see our dealer listing.

 

ACCRA premium graphite shafts are available through “certified ACCRA Fitters”. For product information or to locate a Certified ACCRA Fitter near you, please visit www.accragolf.com. If you are interested in becoming a dealer, please contact PGMC at (888) 389-3149.

ACCRA shafts are also available as a custom upgrade through the world’s finest golf club manufactures Callaway, Ping, Titleist, Cobra, and Adams.

 

ACCRA Shafts are crafted using the highest modulus and most technologically advanced materials available.

ACCRA has challenged Mamiya and UST engineers to “create the best” without any compromises. The recent success of ACCRA’s latest introduction gives remarkable credibility to the technologies utilized in all ACCRA shafts. All ACCRA trademarks are owned by PGMC.

 

 

ACCRA AXIV wins at the BMW PGA Championship

 

Kingston, Ontario – ACCRA premium golf shafts recorded another victory on the European Tour this past weekend. The famous West Course at Wentworth was the host to one of Europe biggest events, and when it was all said and done the veteran Spaniard known as “the Mechanic” proved to be the best. As the first Tour player to adopt ACCRA AXIV technology in his Ping driver a year ago, he has climbed to #1 on the European Order of Merit with more than 1,300,000 Euros.

A closing 65 powered another long-time ACCRA player to a third place finish in the same event. Giving the ACCRA AXIV XC series of shafts a win and a third at this prestigious event.

 

“ACCRA AXIV shafts have achieved unprecedented success on all Professional Tours around the world since their introduction a year ago” stated Gawain Robertson (ACCRA- Partner and Tour Rep.). “Now with the #1 player on the European Order of Merit along with the #3 player on the PGA Tour using ACCRA AXIV, we couldn’t be more excited” continued Mr. Robertson.

 

“ACCRA AXIV technology enables our engineers to use 4 different modulus of carbon fibers in 4 different directions all in 1 single ply of material. This provides golfers with the ultimate in stability and most importantly feel” said David Makarucha (ACCRA- Partner). “Whether it is the best players in the world or the weekend golfer, this combination enables all levels of golfers to improve distance and accuracy” continued Mr. Makarucha.

 

ACCRA pioneered AXIV technology in the North American and European markets and continues to add new weight categories to this successful line of shafts.

 

All ACCRA shafts are available exclusively through the very best club fitters in the world. “We believe that shafts must be custom fit to ensure that every golfer receives the greatest benefit from their equipment” says Sean Bravakis (ACCRA) “we have selected only the most experienced club fitters to represent our products to ensure every ACCRA and ACCRA AXIV shaft is perfectly fit to each golfer of all abilities” continued Mr. Bravakis.

 

ACCRA premium graphite shafts are available through “certified ACCRA Fitters”. For product information or to locate a Certified ACCRA Fitter near you, please visit www.accragolf.com. If you are interested in becoming a dealer, please contact PGMC at (888) 389-3149.

ACCRA shafts are also available as a custom upgrade through the world’s finest golf club manufactures Callaway, Ping, Titleist, Cobra, and Adams.

 

ACCRA Shafts are crafted using the highest modulus and most technologically advanced materials available.

ACCRA has challenged Mamiya and UST engineers to “create the best” without any compromises. The recent success of ACCRA’s latest introduction gives remarkable credibility to the technologies utilized in all ACCRA shafts. All ACCRA trademarks are owned by PGMC.

ACCRA continues success on the 2008 Top 3 finish at Augusta


PGMC – ONTARIO, Canada —ACCRA is proud to announce that ACCRA premium golf shafts continued it’s 2008 PGA Tour success with a third place finish at the years first major Championship. Two other top 20 finishes rounded out a very successful week for ACCRA premium golf shafts.

 The Georgia Tech grad and perennial contender continued his stellar play in 2008 with another Top 3 finish, this time at a Major. The finish moved him up to 6th in the FedEx Cup standings, 5th in PGA Tour official money and 14th place in the World Golf Rankings.

 “His Nike SQ Sumo SQD Tour driver, Nike SQ Sumo 3 wood and Nike SQ Sumo 5 wood all were custom fitted with a bright Red ACCRA XE80 featuring AXIV 4 Axis weave technology. Another ACCRA AXIV XE80 and an ACCRA AXIV XT60 also found there way into the top 20 making for another successful week for ACCRA on Tour,” Stated Gawain Robertson (ACCRA Tour Rep/Partner). “ACCRA golf shafts feature the industries most advanced materials along with the innovative AXIV 4 Axis weave that reduces deformation and increases feel throughout the swing. Week after week Tour players rely on shafts engineered by ACCRA to give them the ultimate combination of stability and power.” Continued Robertson.

 “ACCRA is now available through more than 300 of the worlds best club fitters, we have always believed that the best way to choose a head/shaft combination is to go through a proper fitting process. All ACCRA fitters have the ability to measure all aspects of your swing and the capability to properly fit any golfer to a head/shaft combination that will maximize their potential,” stated Dave Makarucha (Managing Partner ACCRA). ACCRA continues to examine new a innovative ways of developing the best possible golf shaft, this has always been our goal,” continued Mr. Makarucha.

 ACCRA introduced proprietary AXIV weave to the PGA Tour and to Professional Club Fitters around the world in 2007. The combination of this technologically advanced material and superior manufacturing processes enhances ACCRA’s reputation as a leader in innovative golf shaft design.