Welcome to Penley Research & Development
Welcome to Carter Penley's P.R.D. (Penley Research and Development) website featuring the latest and most advanced Carter Penley designed golf shafts in todays market. Carter Penley, formerly Penley Sports, is now Penley Research and Development.
Carter Penley's high quality golf shafts are known by Long Drive Championship players and PGA players worldwide. In 2010, Penley had over 20 shafts in play and have placed in the following Tournaments using the ET2 and the Hybrid Heater2:
2nd place – Maycoba Classic
1 top 10 – Valero Texas Open
1 top 20 – Crown Plaza Invitational
2nd place – St. Jude Classic
1 top 20 – ATT
2 top 20's – Cox Classic
1 top 20 – Wyndham Championship
1 top 20 – BMW Championship
1 5th place and 2 in the top 20's – Viking Classic
1 top 20 – McGladery Classic
Great players such as John Daly (who won the Buick Invitational in '04 using Penley), Lanny Wadkins, Bart Bryant, Joe Durant, Vijay Singh and many more have played Penley shafts.
Our latest product is the Hybrid Heater2 and is available for purchase. The Hybrid Heater2 was developed specifically for Tour use, working with two major OEM Tour Vans in this design process. The Hybrid Heater2 is now available for purchase. Please visit our Products page for specs and information.
We are approved for Nike's custom shaft upgrade (ET2 and Hybrid Heater2) and currently approved for the Titleist custom upgrade for Tour and consumers (ET2).