LE POINT SPECIAL GOLF

Article by Christophe Gaillard


The shaft developed by TPT Golf offers perfect consistency and homogeneity thanks to state-of-the-art aerospace technology.

TPT Golf promises to revolutionize the shafts sector, the English word for the club’s golf club. This Swiss company has been working on the development of this new product for two years. His difference? A manufacturing process that makes it possible to obtain a handle with the construction perfectly homogeneous and regular throughout its length for a constant performance. The advance is crucial for a sport where regularity and repeatability are major assets for success. For a year now, the world # 1, Lydia Ko, uses this material on its driver.
Extreme technology

This expertise was acquired by TPT Golf from its parent company, North Thin Ply Technology, which specializes in the manufacture of high-tech composite graphite parts for all activities in search of strength and lightness. The Solar Impulse, which has just completed its round the world tour with solar energy, but also the aerospace, formula 1 and even the watch Richard Mille RM 27-02 by Rafael Nadal . The first TPT Golf range will include 8 shafts. Manufacturing is expected to start this fall for an official presentation in early 2017 and a spring commercialization. The expected price should be around 700 euros. For the most avid of technology, and who will not look at the expense, a totally customized version will be available. Unlikely to find these products in the traditional trade, but most likely from retailers specialists in the construction of tailor-made customized clubs. A first TPT Golf center is expected to open at the Evian Training Center in 2017. The first models will be presented on the Evian Championship site from 15 to 18 September.