Hyun Kyung Park Wins With TPT Red Range At KLPGA Busan Open

RENENS, SWITZERLAND — Hyun Kyung Park captured her 2nd win of 2020 at the KLPGA Tour IS Dongseo Busan Open with a TPT Red Range 18 Hi shaft in her driver. The victory makes Park the first multi-tournament winner on the KLPGA Tour and the current leader of the KLPGA Tour Money List.

In May, Park won the KLPGA Championship, a major championship on the KLPGA Tour. It was the first win for TPT’s new Red Range shafts, a lineup of 14 finely tuned driver shafts that are created with the company’s revolutionary automated golf shaft manufacturing technology, Continuous Fiber.

“We want to congratulate Hyun Kyung Park on another tremendous victory,” said TPT Co-Founder Francois Mordasini. “We are thrilled to be supporting her as she takes her game to new heights. We are looking forward to her bright future.”

TPT’s Automatic Improvement Guarantee

TPT’s Red Range shafts are sold with TPT’s Automatic Improvement Guarantee, a statement of the confidence from the company that its Red Range shafts will offer golfers longer drives, straighter drives, and more confidence when fit by a TPT Authorized Fitter.

The Automatic Improvement Guarantee is simple. If golfers aren’t seeing the same improved performance with a TPT shaft that they saw in their fitting, they can return it to their participating TPT Authorized fitter within 30 days of purchase for a return or exchange.

TPT Authorized Fitters

Red Range shafts ($500) are available in 14 models that will meet the needs of the vast majority of golfers — from the strongest golfers in the world to juniors and seniors. Golfers can locate a TPT Authorized Fitter near them at tptgolf.com/get-fit/.

About TPT Golf

TPT is the golf division of North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT), a Switzerland-based technology and composites company with a track record of delivering innovative solutions for high-performance industries.

The company’s portfolio of advancements includes developing a process for producing America’s Cup yacht sails, as well as lightweight bodywork of F1 race cars, skis, and snowboards. It has also created the materials technology found in satellites and Richard Mille luxury composite watches. The record-breaking, solar-powered aircraft “Solar Impulse” also relied on NTPT-produced materials for its epic journey.

For media inquiries, email Zak Kozuchowski at [email protected] or call (804) 424-0316.

TPT Expands Red Range Driver Shafts Lineup With 20 Series, 21 Series

RENENS, SWITZERLAND — TPT is expanding its all-new Red Range shaft lineup with two new driver shafts: the 20 Series and 21 Series. They are the first TPT shafts to achieve a weight below 50 grams.

The 20 Hi (48 grams) and 21 Hi (45 grams) were developed to offer slower-swing-speed golfers a new level of performance through TPT’s patent-pending automated shaft manufacturing process, Continuous Fiber. They are constructed with Thin-Ply 2.0, the same ultra-thin carbon fiber prepreg used in all Red Range shafts.

“For a very long time, slow-swing-speed golfers have had to settle for golf shafts of lesser quality and performance due to the outdated manufacturing processes that are used to create today’s shafts,” says TPT Co-Founder François Mordasini.

“Continuous Fiber changes that. With our automated manufacturing process, we can make golf shafts that are very light and flexible, and we can make them to the same high standards as the shafts we’re sending to PGA Tour players.”

Continuous Fiber: No Seams, No Spine, No Nonsense

TPT developed the Continuous Fiber manufacturing process with the support of its parent company, NTPT, a world-renowned technology firm based in Renens, Switzerland that specializes in advanced carbon fiber materials and constructions.

Continuous Fiber removes performance-reducing flaws known as “spine” that are present in today’s carbon fiber golf shafts. It is these flaws that make it impossible for any two handmade shafts to feel and perform the same.

The Automatic Improvement Guarantee

The all-new Red Range shafts fully replace the TPT original shaft lineup, the Blue Range. And with the Red Range, TPT is removing any doubt that its automated manufacturing technology will take golfers further.

The Red Range introduces the Automatic Improvement Guarantee, a statement of the confidence from TPT that its Red Range shafts will offer golfers longer drives, straighter drives, and more confidence when fit by a TPT Authorized Fitter.

The Automatic Improvement Guarantee is simple. If golfers aren’t seeing the same improved performance with a TPT shaft that they saw in their fitting, they can return it to their participating TPT Authorized fitter within 30 days of purchase for a return or exchange.

Pricing And Availability

The 20 Hi and 21 Hi shafts are available at TPT Authorized Fitters located around the world. MAP pricing is $500 to $550 USD.

Golfers can locate an Authorized Fitter near them at tptgolf.com/get-fit/.

TPT Red Range Shafts Earn 1st Victory At KLPGA Championship

RENENS, SWITZERLAND — The TPT Red Range earned its first victory at the Korean LPGA Championship, a major on the KLPGA Tour. 

The win marks the first KLPGA win for Hyun Kyung Park, who used a TPT Red Range 18 Hi in her driver. Park recorded three birdies on the back nine en route to her one-stroke victory at Lakewood Country Club in Yangju. 

“Congratulations to Hyun Kyung Park on this important victory,” said TPT Co-Founder Francois Mordasini. “We spent more than 18 months developing the Red Range, and to see it achieve this immediate success gives our team even greater motivation to improve the way golf shafts are made.”

The Red Range

All Red Range shafts are created with Continuous Fiber, TPT’s patent-pending automated shaft manufacturing process that continuously winds its carbon-fiber prepreg from tip to handle around the shaft to unlock a new level of performance and consistency. 

With Continuous FIber, TPT can produce golf shafts without seams or a spine, both of which are present in all conventional carbon fiber shafts and reduce performance and consistency. 

“Continuous Fiber means that our shafts are made with one start and one stop,” says TPT Co-Founder Gerard Gautier. “We don’t have over-layers. We don’t have gaps. And we can do this because unlike our competitors, we’re not making shafts by hand. We’re using automation.” 

The Automatic Improvement Guarantee

The Red Range introduces the Automatic Improvement Guarantee, a statement of the confidence from the company that its Red Range shafts will offer golfers longer drives, straighter drives, and more confidence when fit by a TPT Authorized Fitter. 

The Automatic Improvement Guarantee is simple. If golfers aren’t seeing the same improved performance with a TPT shaft that they saw in their fitting, they can return it to their participating TPT Authorized fitter within 30 days of purchase for a return or exchange. 

TPT Authorized Fitters

Red Range shafts ($500) are available in 12 models that will meet the needs of the vast majority of golfers — from the strongest golfers in the world to juniors and seniors. 

They’re available exclusively through a network of more than 200 Authorized Fitters located across the world. Golfers can locate an Authorized Fitter near them at tptgolf.com/get-fit/

About TPT

TPT is the golf division of North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT), a Switzerland-based technology and composites company with a track record of delivering innovative solutions for high-performance industries. 

The company’s portfolio of advancements includes developing a process for producing America’s Cup yacht sails, as well as lightweight bodywork of F1 race cars, skis, and snowboards. It has also created the materials technology found in satellites and Richard Mille luxury composite watches. The record-breaking, solar-powered aircraft “Solar Impulse” also relied on NTPT-produced materials for its epic journey.

For more information on TPT Golf™, visit tptgolf.com. For media inquiries, email Zak Kozuchowski at [email protected] or call (804) 426-5108.

TPT Launches New Red Range Shafts With Automatic Improvement Guarantee

RENENS, SWITZERLAND — With its new Red Range shafts for drivers, TPT is removing any doubt that its automated manufacturing technology will take golfers further.

The Red Range introduces the Automatic Improvement Guarantee, a statement of the confidence from the company that its Red Range shafts will offer golfers longer drives, straighter drives, and more confidence when fit by a TPT Authorized Fitter.

“In the golf industry the priority is not being put on the shaft; it’s being put on the head,” says TPT Co-Founder Francois Mordasini. “Our competitors are using a 30-year-old process that places limits on performance and consistency. What we’ve done is develop an entirely new, automated shaft manufacturing process that offers golfers a new level of performance and consistency. They will feel it immediately.”

The Automatic Improvement Guarantee is simple. If golfers aren’t seeing the same improved performance with a TPT shaft that they saw in their fitting, they can return it to their participating TPT Authorized fitter within 30 days of purchase for a return or exchange.

The Red Range

Red Range shafts ($500) are available in 12 models that will meet the needs of the vast majority of golfers — from the strongest golfers in the world to juniors and seniors.

TPT developed the Red Range with the feedback of PGA Tour winners and leading club fitters around the world. All Red Range shafts are created with the highest quality carbon fiber to offer low-torque performance relative to weight and stiffness.

The new range includes six shaft series (14-19), each of which is available in two models (Hi or Lo). The new naming system prioritizes dynamic performance over the non-standardized and often inaccurate static measurements that are typically used to define shaft models.

Continuous Fiber: No Seams, No Spine, No Nonsense

All Red Range shafts are created with Continuous Fiber, TPT’s patent-pending automated shaft manufacturing process that continuously winds its carbon-fiber prepreg from tip to handle around the shaft to unlock a new level of performance and consistency.

With Continuous FIber, TPT can produce golf shafts without seams or a spine, both of which are present in all conventional carbon fiber shafts and reduce performance and consistency.

“Continuous Fiber means that our shafts are made with one start and one stop,” says TPT Co-Founder Gerard Gautier. “We don’t have over-layers. We don’t have gaps. And we can do this because unlike our competitors, we’re not making shafts by hand. We’re using automation.”

Thin-Ply 2.0: Stronger, Tougher, Tighter

All TPT Red Range shafts use the company’s new Thin-Ply 2.0 carbon-fiber prepreg, which is 2X stronger and 3X tougher than the company’s original Thin-Ply material used in its Blue Range shafts.

Thin-Ply 2.0 leverages an improved resin formulation TPT developed exclusively for its golf division that gave its designers the freedom to push the performance and durability of TPT shafts even further.

Thin-Ply 2.0 is created with an automated process that takes TPT’s ultra-thin carbon-fiber prepreg and stacks it together in precise orientations. The sheets are then fused together to multiply their strength and toughness before they’re cut into strips and wound from tip to handle to create a seamless, spineless golf shaft.

Accurate Fiber Placement: A New Level of Performance

Because TPT is using automation for every step in its manufacturing process, it can accurately position its fiber from tip to handle and around all 360 degrees of a shaft.  This Accurate Fiber Placement is what allows TPT to produce a wide range of distinct and fully optimized shaft models.

TPT Authorized Fitters

TPT Red Range shafts are available exclusively through a network of more than 200 Authorized Fitters located across the world. Golfers can locate an Authorized Fitter near them at tptgolf.com/get-fit/.

About TPT

TPT is the golf division of North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT), a Switzerland-based technology and composites company with a track record of delivering innovative solutions for high-performance industries.

The company’s portfolio of advancements includes developing a process for producing America’s Cup yacht sails, as well as lightweight bodywork of F1 race cars, skis, and snowboards. It has also created the materials technology found in satellites and Richard Mille luxury composite watches. The record-breaking, solar-powered aircraft “Solar Impulse” also relied on NTPT-produced materials for its epic journey.

For more information on TPT Golf™, visit tptgolf.com. For media inquiries, contact Zak Kozuchowski at [email protected] or call (804) 426-5108.

TPT Golf Launches 20 Series, Available In Limited-Edition Evian Pink

RENENS, SWITZERLAND — TPT Golf is expanding its extensive premium driver shaft lineup to include the new 20 LKP-MT-SW, which is available with a limited-edition Evian Pink label.

The 20 Series is TPT Golf’s softest profile to date, expanding the company’s shaft lineup to meet the needs of slow-swing-speed golfers around the world who are greatly underserved in the premium golf shaft space.

“The softer the shaft, generally, the poorer the shaft quality from our competitors,” said TPT Golf Director Sebastian Sebayang. “That leaves the overwhelming majority of the world’s golfers without the choice to play the best shafts. Our goal at TPT Golf from the start was to ensure that golfers of all abilities had access to the best technology and the highest level of performance. The 20 Series gets us a step closer to our goal.”

Like all of TPT Golf’s shafts, the 20 Series is created with the company’s patented Thin-Ply Winding Method, an automated manufacturing process that uses advanced machinery and robotics to eliminate human error from the shaft-making process and deliver more optimized and consistent results.

The Thin-Ply Winding Method was developed from the ground up with the knowledge of TPT Golf’s parent company, NTPT, a Switzerland-based technology and composites firm that’s renowned for its cutting-edge materials.

20 Series shafts have a Low Kick Point (LKP), Mid-Torque (MT), Standard Weight (SW) design that’s recommended for golfers with driver swing speeds between 60-90 mph, however, a professional fitting is essential for golfers to determine the best golf shaft for their game. For this reason, TPT Golf shafts are sold exclusively through a network of more than 200 Authorized Fitters. located across the world. Golfers can locate an Authorized Fitter near them ​here​.

Limited-Edition Evian Pink

The 20 LKP-MT-SW will be available with a limited-edition “Evian Pink” label that honors TPT Golf’s partnership with Evian and the Evian Resort Golf Club in Évian-les-Bains, France, the site of the LPGA’s Evian Championship.

“Our extensive shaft R&D process always starts and finishes with on-course testing at The Evian Resort Golf Club, and that’s possible because of a special relationship we have with Evian,” Sebayang said. “We wanted to honor Evian’s support of TPT Golf with this very special release in Evian Pink.”

In total, 143 Evian Pink shafts will be made commercially available to honor the Evian’s availability in 143 countries around the world. Evian Pink shafts will be sold for the same price as other TPT Golf shafts ($499 USD) while supplies last.

For media inquiries, please contact us at [email protected].

Paul Barjon Wins 2019 MacKenzie Tour Order of Merit With TPT Golf

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RENENS, SWITZERLAND — Trusting a TPT Golf shaft in his driver throughout the season, Paul Barjon won the 2019 MacKenzie Tour (PGA TOUR Canada) Order of Merit and Player of the Year Award, earning fully-exempt status on the 2020 Korn Ferry Tour.

“Congratulations to Paul Barjon on one of the greatest seasons in the history of the Canadian Tour,” said TPT Golf Director Sebastian Sebayang. “His consistency was incredible; not only did he win twice, but he went the entire season without missing a cut. We’re looking forward to continuing to support his very special talent going forward.”

During Barjon’s spectacular season, he shot under par in 44 of his 48 rounds on the MacKenzie Tour using a TPT Golf 14 Series Prototype driver shaft. His shaft is slightly stiffer and heavier than TPT Golf’s 15 Series shafts, which are one of the 10 TPT Golf driver shafts currently available to golfers around the world.

All TPT Golf shafts are made with the company’s patented “Thin-Ply Winding Method,” an automated manufacturing process that uses advanced machinery and robotics to eliminate human error from the shaft-making process and deliver more optimized and consistent performance.

The Thin-Ply Winding Method was developed from the ground up with the knowledge of TPT Golf’s parent company, NTPT, a Switzerland-based technology and composites firm that’s renowned for its cutting-edge materials.

Because of the unique performance characteristics of TPT Golf shafts, professional fittings are required for golfers to determine the best golf shaft for their game. For this reason, TPT Golf shafts ($499 USD each) are sold exclusively through a network of more 200 Authorized Fitters.

For media inquiries, please contact us at [email protected].

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TPT Golf Congratulates Jin Young Ko On Evian Championship Victory

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RENENS, SWITZERLAND — Jin Young Ko earned her second major championship victory with TPT Golf shafts at the Evian Championship. The World No. 1 trusted a TPT Golf 18 LKP-MT-SW in her 3 wood and 5 wood.

“We want to congratulate Jin Young Ko on another incredible victory,” said TPT Golf Director Sebastian Sebayang. “We couldn’t be more excited for her. Our team is so happy to be supporting the No. 1 player in the world and helping her play her absolute best.”

This is the third worldwide victory for Ko with TPT Golf shafts. She also used TPT Golf’s 18 LKP-MT-SW shafts to earn her first major championship victory, the ANA Inspiration in April, as well as the LPGA Bank of Hope Founders Cup in March. Ko’s winning shafts and nine other TPT Golf model developed for golfers of all abilities are currently available at more than 200 Authorized TPT Golf Retailers across the world.

Like all TPT Golf shafts, the 18 LKP-MT-SW is created with a patented automated manufacturing process. Using advanced machinery and robotics, TPT Golf eliminates human error from the shaft-making process to deliver more optimized and consistent golf shafts.

TPT Golf’s innovative shaft manufacturing technology was developed from the ground up with the knowledge of its parent company, NTPT, a Switzerland-based technology and composites firm that’s renowned for developing cutting-edge materials that have led to innovations in multiple high-performance industries including aerospace, F1 racing, and America’s Cup racing.

With a properly fit TPT Golf shaft, golfers are able to contact the sweet spot more often due to the shaft’s more stable and consistent design. They will also likely swing TPT Golf shafts faster because of their higher-performing bend profiles. It’s this combination of more consistent impacts and TPT Golf’s optimized bending profiles that results in significant distance gains and a tighter dispersion.

For media inquiries, please contact us at [email protected].

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TPT Golf Wins Again On The PGA Tour Canada

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RENENS, SWITZERLAND — Paul Barjon earned his second PGA Tour Canada victory of 2019 at the Osprey Valley Open with a TPT Golf prototype shaft in his driver, taking the mid-season lead in the MacKenzie Tour’s Order of Merit.

Barjon finished the event 25-under par for a three-stroke margin of victory that was fueled by excellent driving. The 26-year-old hit 87.5 percent of fairways and made just three bogeys during the tournament.

“In today’s game, consistent driving is critical to be able to win at the highest level,” says TPT Golf Director Sebastian Sebayang. “Paul’s driving performance at TPC Toronto was absolutely exceptional. We’re proud to see him trusting our technology in his driver as he accelerates his career.”

Performance… Not Paint

TPT Golf shafts are created with a patent-pending, automated manufacturing process that creates a more precise, higher-performing golf shaft, as well as a perfectly consistent golf shaft each and every time.

The company’s innovative shaft technology was developed from the ground up with the knowledge of its parent company, NTPT, a Switzerland-based technology and composites firm that’s renowned for developing cutting-edge materials that have led to innovations in multiple high-performance industries.

With a properly fit TPT Golf shaft, golfers are able to contact the sweet spot more often due to the shaft’s more axially consistent design. They will also likely swing TPT Golf shafts a little faster because of their optimized bend profiles. It’s this combination of more consistent impacts and TPT Golf’s optimized bending profiles that results in significant distance gains and a tighter dispersion.

TPT Golf shafts are available for purchase exclusively through the company’s Worldwide Network of more the 200 Authorized Fitters.

For media inquiries, please contact us at [email protected].
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TPT Golf Celebrates 20th Worldwide Victory

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RENENS, SWITZERLAND — With three wins in the month of June alone, upstart golf shaft manufacturer TPT Golf has now earned 20 victories on 13 leading worldwide tours.

“It’s been less than 2 years since we launched TPT Golf shafts to tour players, and to see this level of success occur so quickly is absolutely incredible,” says TPT Golf Director Sebastian Sebayang. “We’ve learned so much over the last two years, and we’re continuing to learn more every day. But as these wins continue to pile up, it’s more and more proof that our automated golf shaft manufacturing technology makes golfers better. Not just tour players. All golfers.”

Japan Golf Tour Victory

TPT Golf’s most recent win came on the Japan Golf Tour on June 30, where Rikura Hosino used a TPT Golf 16 LKP-MT-SW shaft in his driver to win the Dunlop Srixon Fukushima Open. The 16 LKP-MT-SW is currently available at TPT Golf’s Worldwide Network of more than 200 Authorized Fitters.

MacKenzie Tour (PGA Tour Canada), Korn Ferry Tour Wins

Paul Barjon, the winner of the Bayview Place DCBank Open (June 2), earned his victory with a TPT Golf 14.5 LKP-LT Prototype shaft in his driver. The winner of the Korn Ferry Tour’s BMW Charity Pro-Am (June 9) trusted a 15 LKP-LT Prototype shaft in his driver. Both the 14.5 LKP-LT and 15 LKP-LT Prototype shafts are expected to be released in 2019. They’re engineered to optimize distance and consistency for golfers with driver swing speeds of 115+ mph.

#PerformanceNotPaint

TPT Golf shafts are currently trusted by Jin-Young Ko, the No. 2-ranked golfer in the Rolex Rankings. The LPGA star used three TPT Golf shafts to earn her first major championship victory at the 2019 ANA Inspiration. A PGA Tour player who is currently top-5 in the Official World Golf Rankings also trusts a TPT Golf shaft in his driver.

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TPT Golf Drives T-3 Finish At U.S. Open

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RENENS, SWITZERLAND — A new TPT Golf shaft drove a T-3 finish at the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, where a former U.S. Open Champion trusted a 14 MKP-LT-SW in his driver.

The 14 MKP-LT-SW is engineered for the highest-speed-swing golfers (115+ MPH) and set to launch this summer at TPT Golf’s Worldwide Network of more than 200 Authorized Fitters.

Previously known as the 14 MKP-LT Prototype, the shaft has already earned four victories on the PGA and European tours. When launched, the 14 MKP-LT-SW will be the stiffest and lowest-torque shaft in TPT Golf’s robust driver and fairway wood shaft lineup.

The 14 MKP-LT-SW is one of three new LT (Low-Torque) shaft models TPT Golf is set to launch this summer. The other two models include the 14.5 LKP-LT-SW and the 15 LKP-LT-SW.

Performance Not Paint

Each of the new shafts is created with TPT Golf’s patented Thin-Ply Winding Method technology, an automated manufacturing process that raises the standards of golf shaft performance. The three new shafts have been developed over the last two years with the feedback of several of the best golfers in the world.

To date, TPT Golf shafts have earned 18 victories across the world and are trusted by World No. 1 Jin-Young Ko, who used three TPT Golf shafts to earn her first major championship victory at the 2019 ANA Inspiration.

For media inquiries, please contact us at [email protected].

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