Superior Metal Technology Signs Brent Surratt, World's Tenth Ranked Professional Long Driver, To Endorsement Deal

SMT Golf's "Baltusrol" Driver To Be Used By Surratt, A Perennial Qualifier at the ReMax World Long Drive Championships Held in Mesquite, Nevada

OSWEGO, IL, March 27, 2002 -- Superior Metal Technology ( announced today that Brent Surratt has agreed to use and endorse the company's "Baltusrol" driver in professional Long Drive competitions and exhibitions. Surratt, the 10th ranked Long Driver in the world, joins 6th ranked Pat Dempsey as recent converts to SMT Golf's line of premium component club heads. Brent Surratt, who is also sponsored by AccuFLEX Golf shafts, is one of Long Drive's "young guns" and is one of a handful of Long Drive professionals with a legitimate shot at winning a World Title.

"We are overwhelmed at the reaction to our products from the professional Long Drive community," said SMT Golf president Mike Tait. "The SMT product line has only been on the market for 44 days. To sign two of the World's top ten Long Drivers is an amazing thing for our young company and it gives me great satisfaction that we are doing things right in our design, engineering and manufacturing process."

"I am truly excited to be with SMT Golf," Surratt began. "I met Mike Tait at the Long Drive Finals last October. He told me about the quality of the materials used to make SMT's hand-made club heads. After testing several of their models I was impressed with the quality of the finished product and with the consistency from head to head. The quality control at SMT is outstanding, especially compared to 'mass produced' clubs. I chose the 'Baltusrol' in a four degree loft although I hit the six degree lofted 'Baltusrol' under certain conditions. The 'Baltusrol' is the hottest head I have ever hit and I am hitting the ball further than I ever have. I feel great about having complete confidence in my equipment as the Long Drive season kicks off."

Surratt will hit the SMT "Baltusrol" at the Long Driver's of America (LDA) Tour event in Atlanta, Georgia to be held the first weekend of April. Additionally, several other competitors will hit SMT's "Shinnecock" and "Carnoustie" models at the Pinnacle Golf-sponsored event. SMT officials will be in attendance to witness what, the company hopes, will be its second victory in a professional Long Drive event. Pat Dempsey, using a six degree "Shinnecock" took first place at the NorCal Long Drive Challenge in Stockton, California on March 16, 2002.

"After victories last season at the LDA Tour event in Texas and at the season ending event in Stone Mountain, Georgia and after finishing in tenth place at the World Finals, I know I have the talent to win a World Championship," Surratt summarized. "Having the most technologically sound equipment in my hand when I step up to hit the ball will give me my best shot. I can't wait to compete with the best driver available, which is what I have with SMT. Thank you Mike Tait."

About Superior Metal Technology (SMT Golf)

SMT Golf makes premium hand crafted component golf club heads for golfers of all ability levels. Dedicated to perfection in design, performance and durability, SMT Golf has assembled a production team that is second to none and utilizes the finest virgin Russian titanium in constructing heads that offer true lofts, lies, face angles and weights. Each SMT Golf club head is "cannon tested" 100 times before shipping, a claim no other company can make. SMT Golf's corporate offices are located in Oswego, Illinois.

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