Carlsbad, CA – MCA GOLF, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corporation dedicated to designing and developing high performance composite golf shafts, officially recorded its 500th professional driver-shaft supported win this weekend with a victory in Tenerife, Spain. The winner used Diamana DF 70 TX. The nearest competitor has amassed 295 wins since 2004 when MCA GOLF officially began tracking driver shaft usage as they opened operations in the United States. In 2021 alone, MCA Golf has won 17 times across all major tours.
MCA GOLF has become one of the most trusted golf shaft brands used by professionals worldwide and has been used as part of 28 major championships since 2004. The legendary Diamana™, TENSEI™ and KURO KAGE™ brands continue to carry the banner for MCA GOLF on professional tours.
“It’s a little bit hard to believe we’ve reached such a milestone number like 500 professional wins, but when you see the work ethic and talent of our teams in Japan and Carlsbad you can see how it’s possible. We’re as hungry as ever and are already excited about the road to 750,” said MCA GOLF, Inc. Vice President of Sales & Marketing Mark Gunther.
MCA GOLF’s first recorded victory came in February 2004 in Pebble Beach, CA. MCA GOLF would record 12 more victories that season alone, including two major championships. The 13 victories on the highest circuit in 2004 were immediately followed by 14 more in 2005. MCA Golf has had the most wins on tour in 16 of the 17 seasons that have been recorded.
The win count domination extends to global tours as well. Of the 30 events contested in Europe last season, an MCA GOLF driver shaft won 19. MCA Golf has had the most wins in Europe in 14 of the 17 seasons that have been recorded.