Dunlop Phoenix Open Champion

Former world #1 wins the Dunlop Phoenix Championship using ACCRA
For a Second straight year!!

Kingston, Ontario (November 25th, 2013) – ACCRA Premium Golf Shafts is proud that a recent #1 ranked player in the world continues to trust ACCRA golf shafts in both his driver and fairway wood. His custom fit TaylorMade SLDR driver was fit with an ACCRA Tour Z ST65 shaft and his 3 wood featured an ACCRA XC65 shaft. This player has trusted ACCRA shafts for more than 7 years and ACCRA is honored to have such a world-class player continue to trust ACCRA. This completes a fantastic finish to the 2013 season for players trusting ACCRA. A 3rdplace finish on the 2013 PGA Tour money list, A top 5 finish at the CIMB Classic, 3 top 10’s (T2, T4, & T7) at The McGladrey Classic, a 3rdat the OHL Classic at Mayakoba, and now a championship victory.

This Northwestern grad won the final tournament of the 2011 PGA Tour season to secure his first PGA Tour money title and weeks later he did the same on the European Tour.  He also obtained “Player of the Year” status, as well as the #1 golfer in the world ranking.  The 2012 season was also successful as he maintained the #1 world ranking for most of the year. A swing change in 2013 has now proved to pay off with this prestigious victory at the 2013 Dunlop Phoenix championship.

The victory at the prestigious Dunlop Phoenix in Miyazaki, Japan marked his first victory of the season and sets this great champion up for another run at the #1 position in the world rankings in 2014.  Recent Dunlop Phoenix winners include Tiger Woods (twice), Thomas Bjorn (twice), Ian Poulter, Padriag Harrington, Lee Westwood and David Duval.

“Professional golf is a great proving ground for new technologies. The ACCRA Tour Z line of shafts has enjoyed unprecedented success on PGA Tours worldwide since it’s inception 2 years ago. When players using our shafts achieve success, it just reaffirms the importance of going through a proper fitting and utilizing an excellent product,” said Ron Graham, ACCRA Tour Rep. “On tour we take time to find the ACCRA shaft that optimizes a player’s launch conditions and, in each case, the renowned ACCRA feel plays a big part in any professional trusting ACCRA shafts,” continued Graham.

ACCRA Tour Z shafts have been on quite a run in the past two years; in 2013 Tour Z shafts have accumulated wins around the globe including a WGC event, the Memorial Championship, the Presidents Cup and now the Dunlop Phoenix in Japan.

“ACCRA has always been dedicated to developing shafts for all levels of discerning golfers and top ranked professional golfers. All Tour players that choose to trust their game with ACCRA go through a fitting process similar to what any golfer would experience when visiting a certified ACCRA fitter,” said Gawain Robertson, ACCRA co-founder.  “All ACCRA shaft designs are developed with custom fitting in mind.  Our belief is that the only way to optimize a golfer’s potential is through professional custom fitting, and this is why ACCRA shafts are only available through being professionally fit by a network of certified ACCRA fitters on every continent,” continued Robertson.