MCA GOLF Partners with Gary Sinise Foundation to Honor First Responders with Limited Edition TENSEI AV Raw

Carlsbad, CA – (September 1, 2020) – Beginning September 14, 2020, in conjunction with the return of Golf’s National Championship, MCA GOLF will honor first responders with the release of 500 Limited Edition TENSEI™ AV Raw Blue shafts.


Available for purchase only through, the shafts were developed in partnership with the Gary Sinise Foundation, whose mission is to serve our nation by honoring our defenders, veterans, first responders, their families, and those in need.


The shafts will feature unique first responder themed cosmetics in support of the Foundation’s First Responders Outreach program, which provides critical funding for emergency relief efforts, essential equipment, PPE, and training to ensure our first responders have what they need to perform to the best of their abilities.


“We are honored to be granted this chance to partner with the Gary Sinise Foundation on this unique opportunity,” says Mark Gunther, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for MCA GOLF. “Through this partnership, we’re giving players a chance to both support and celebrate the brave and selfless work of our nation’s first responders.”


The shafts will be available in 65R, 65S, 65TX, 75S, 75TX, 85TX. The purchase price will be $300 for R and S flexes and $400 for TX flex.


The Limited Edition TENSEI™ AV Raw Blue design will include the same RAW look that reveals the Aluminum Vapor (AV) Coated Weave in the butt end of the shaft, which provides added stability and gives “AV” its name. Power transfers straight from the hands through the ball for consistent, long-launching ball flight.


“We hope this adds to excitement of an eagerly anticipated week for the golfing world while highlighting the outstanding impact of the Gary Sinise Foundation,” says Gunther. “This is a first for MCA GOLF, and we couldn’t imagine starting out with a better event or partner.”


“On behalf of everyone at the Gary Sinise Foundation, we are incredibly grateful for MCA GOLF’s support of our first responders,” said Elizabeth Fields, Chief Operating Officer at the Gary Sinise Foundation. “Now more than ever, our first responders are absolutely indispensable to the safety of our communities. Just as our first responders and all of those on the frontlines are working so hard to protect us, the Gary Sinise Foundation wants to do everything we can to protect and support them.”


Sale of the 500 shafts will begin on at 9am EST on September 14, 2020.



The Gary Sinise Foundation was established under the philanthropic direction of actor Gary Sinise, who has been an advocate of our nation’s defenders for nearly forty years. The Gary Sinise Foundation’s mission is to serve our nation by honoring our defenders, veterans, first responders, their families, and those in need. The Foundation’s programs—designed to entertain, educate, inspire, strengthen, and build communities—serve America’s heroes and their loved ones 365 days a year. To learn more, please visit



MCA GOLF, INC. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation, dedicated to designing and developing high performance composite golf shafts for discerning golfers everywhere. MCA GOLF, INC. leverages its own resources and raw materials through vertical integration, which gives it a competitive advantage. Over the years, it has been a leading supplier of premium composite golf shafts worldwide. With many of the world’s best players using its golf shafts, MCA GOLF, INC. has established itself as a dominant force in the golf industry.


For additional information, please contact:

Stacey Benvenuto

Brand Marketing / Tour Representative



Marielle Gilbert

PR & Communications Manager

Gary Sinise Foundation

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