SOURCE: Aldila, Inc.

May 09, 2005 16:15 ET

Aldila Graphite Shafts Record Two Wins - Aldila NV on Nationwide Tour and Italian Open Using New "Cinnamon" Shaft

POWAY, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 9, 2005 -- Aldila, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALDA) announced today it had two wins last week - The Nationwide Rex Hospital Open and Italian Open. The winner of the Nationwide Tour event used the NV Driver and Hybrid Shaft, while the Italian Open champion used the new Tour Proto "Cinnamon" graphite shaft that is being tested on Tour. Also, this past week was the third week in a row that over 100 Aldila NV's were in play on the Nationwide Tour, accounting for nearly 30% of all wood shafts in play. "It's very gratifying to see the tremendous acceptance of our NV Series of graphite shafts and the successes of players using them," said Michael J. Rossi, Aldila's Vice President, Sales and Marketing. Mr. Rossi continued by saying, "We are extremely excited with the win in the Italian Open as we begin to launch our new 'Cinnamon' Shaft. It has shown remarkable results in our testing and the first win will certainly enhance interest in this product."

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Aldila is a leader among manufacturers of high performance graphite golf shafts used in clubs assembled and marketed throughout the world by major golf club companies, component distributors and custom clubmakers. Aldila also manufactures and assembles graphite hockey sticks and blades, and manufactures composite prepreg material for its golf shaft business, hockey business and external sales.

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