Players Cues have been the best selling cue in America for 11 years running because Players cues offer quality, style and great selection...all at a reasonable price. The quality of products and construction that goes into Player cues is unmatched. The shafts of the Players cues have a pro taper and are made of 100% North American Grade ??A” hard maple which is turned and dried 4 times to prevent warping. The butts of the Players Cues are made with exotic hardwoods such as Cocobolo, Walnut, Purpleheart, American Bird's-eye Maple and Straight Grain maple. Other great features of these pool sticks include quality French ??Le Pro” tips, high impact ferrules, and double pressed Irish linen wraps.