RENENS, SWITZERLAND – TPT Golf has expanded its leadership team with multiple hires that fill key roles for the upstart, Switzerland-based golf shaft manufacturer. The new team members will support both the rapid growth the company achieved in its first year as well as its long-term vision.
“We took our time in making sure we found the perfect fit for each position,” said Sebastian Sebayang, Director of TPT Golf. “These hires are not only highly qualified to fill their roles, but they’re committed to our mission of revolutionizing the golf shaft industry so that golfers can finally achieve their full potential.”
Joining TPT Golf as Technical Director is Jeff Meyer, a golf industry veteran with more than 30 years of experience with high performance composites. Meyer previously worked at Titleist, Aldila and G Loomis, where he played instrumental roles in product development and testing. With TPT Golf, Meyer will ensure the continued innovation of its product offerings.
“Five minutes into my first meeting, I understood the advantages of the TPT Golf material processes,” Meyer said. “Our design and manufacturing processes are both different and superior than industry methodologies. The Swiss engineering is so fined tuned. With our technology, we can engineer any shaft parameter we want.”
Jon Sinclair, Owner and Director of Instruction at Sinclair Golf in Euless, Texas, joins TPT Golf as its U.S. Technical Advisor. Sinclair is one of the most sought-after experts in capturing and interpreting cutting-edge golf swing data. Along with his experience fitting the best golfers in the world, Sinclair brings TPT Golf the latest tools for quantifying performance, including how different design parameters change a golfer’s motion pattern.
“The consistency with which we can produce a shaft – TPT is going to change the game of golf,” Sinclair said. “The stability of the shaft is allowing golfers to increase their potential speed.”
To oversee marketing and communications, TPT Golf has joined forces with Rooted Solutions, a Detroit-based firm led by former GolfWRX Editor-in-Chief Zak Kozuchowski. At GolfWRX, Kozuchowski created a news division that earned the respect of golfers worldwide for its engaging content and keen insight into the areas of golf equipment and instruction.
TPT Golf has also retained public relations firm Mary Beth Lacy Inc. The firm, led by Mary Beth Lacy, has played in influential role in the growth of several golf industry notables including Antigua, Adams Golf, aboutGolf, Ashworth, Butch Harmon, David Leadbetter, Fairway & Greene, Miura, Sunice, Terry Jastrow’s movie “The Squeeze” and Tom Watson’s Instructional DVD.
About TPT Golf
TPT Golf is the golf division of North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT), a Swiss-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 luxury composite watches (Richard Mille). The record-breaking, solar-powered aircraft “Solar Impulse” also relied on NTPT-produced materials for its epic journey.