23 August 2007 Last Updated: 01 April 2014

By Today's Golfer

Top golf club shaft manufacturers Aldila has signed eight-time PGA Tour winner Stuart Appleby to its Advisory Staff team. 

 “We are delighted that Stuart has agreed to join our Advisory Staff and look forward to working together for many years to come, said Mike Rossi, Aldila’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “Stuart has been using our shafts for many years now and has had great success with them including our Aldila NV, VS Proto and most recently, a prototype of a soon to be released shaft.  He has always been a great source for advice when our engineers and Tour representatives are looking for feedback on new R&D models.”

Appleby joins an Aldila Advisory Staff that includes, Nick Price, three-time major champion and World Golf Hall of Fame member;  Champions Tour star and CBS Sports announcer, Gary McCord; renowned instructor Peter Kostis; and Paula Creamer, three-time winner on LPGA Tour.

The 36-year–old Australian’s Official World Golf Ranking is 28th.  Appleby has three top 10 finishes in 2007 including a tie for second place at the Shell Houston Open and a third place tie at the AT&T Classic. His eight PGA Tour wins include the 2006 Mercedes Championships and Shell Houston Open, the 2005 Mercedes Championships, the 2004 Mercedes Championships, the 2003 Las Vegas Invitational, the 1999 Shell Houston Open, the 1998 Kemper Open and the 1997 Honda Classic. 

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