True Temper begins with the combination of several independently owned forging companies with loosely related product lines.
This combination of businesses is formally arranged as the American Fork and Hoe Company in Ohio.
True Temper reveals public display at golf tournaments during the 1930’s to promote steel golf shafts. At this time, most golfers were still using hickory wood shafts in their clubs.
A young Byron Nelson tests True Temper steel shafts. He perfected his swing and won 18 tournaments in 1945!
True Temper designs the Iron Byron mechanical golf robot for test purposes—the first of its kind!
By the late 1980’s, True Temper has a trailer on the PGA Tour to help service the players at tournaments. More than 95% of the PGA Tour players have True Temper shafts in their bags.
The Dynamic brand name celebrates its 50th anniversary in the golf industry and on the PGA Tour.
True Temper’s steel manufacturing facility in Amory, MS makes its 1 billionth golf shaft!
True Temper is still the #1 shaft in the world with tournament wins across the globe.