World #1 uses 2 ACCRA shafts for his climb to the top

Jun 01 2011

World #1 uses 2 ACCRA shafts for his climb to the top

Kingston, Ontario, Canada– ACCRA premium golf shafts continues its winning ways with yet another victory on a major worldwide Tour – but this time it was a little special!

The world’s new #1 ranked player, a 33 year old Englishman from Hemel Hempstead, won the prestigious BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth over the weekend. It was his third win on a major Tour in the past 12 months, including the World Golf Championships – Accenture Match Play.

Consistent play by the perennial Ryder Cup team member has vaulted him to the top of the golfing world. He is now the #1 ranked golfer on the Official World Golf Rankings after knocking off the former #1 golfer in a thrilling playoff at the difficult Wentworth Golf Club.

The Northwestern University graduate has trusted ACCRA golf shafts in his 3 wood for more than five years. Even during several changes in equipment, he remained loyal to ACCRA golf shafts. It was in the fall of 2009 that he switched to a TaylorMade driver custom fit with an ACCRA premium golf shaft, that he truly began his climb up the world golf rankings. He currently uses a TaylorMade R11 driver and as always, with his ACCRA shaft.

“It is always thrilling to see your product help a great golfer achieve success at the highest level, but this is beyond our wildest expectations!” stated Gawain Robertson (ACCRA- Co-Founder). “We are honored that the #1 golfer in the world has trusted ACCRA golf shafts during his ascent to the top of the world rankings,” continued Mr. Robertson.

ACCRA shafts have always been designed to enable the world’s best club fitters to have multiple options to ensure that discerning golfers of all levels can be properly fit to maximize launch conditions for increase distance and accuracy.

“This victory and overall outcome justifies what ACCRA is all about. Finding a shaft that is perfectly matched to your swing characteristics is what club fitting is all about.” stated Dave Makarucha (ACCRA – Co-Founder) “When the new #1 golfer in the world chose ACCRA, he new that these shafts were matched to his swing and that there was no reason to change. Mike Biviano, ACCRA’s Tour representative, ensures PGA Tour players are fit properly. ACCRA certified club fitters offer the same fitting experience to all levels of golfers, ensuring that any golfer can benefit from properly fit equipment.” continued Mr. Makarucha.

All ACCRA shafts are available exclusively through the very best club fitters in the world. “We deal with club fitters on a daily basis and ensuring that they have the best product to perfectly fit golfers worldwide is what we are all about,” says Christine Fraser (ACCRA/PGMC) “The difference with ACCRA is that golfers of all abilities receive the same service and product as the Tour players. We don’t have special, different shafts for Tour player. When you are fit by a professional club fitter, you can be assured that you are getting the same shafts from the same inventory as the world’s best players.”

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