Jul 20, 2020

CARLSBAD, Calif. (July 20, 2020) – With his fiancée caddying for him and Nippon Shafts in his clubs, a 28-year-old Frenchman came from four shots back Sunday to win the Euram Bank Open in a soaking rain and record his first European Tour victory.

The champion used Nippon Shaft’s N.S. PRO MODUS³ Tour 105 X flex steel shafts in his irons and wedges and the MODUS³ Hybrid X in his hybrids, making this the fourth MODUS³ Tour 105 victory on world Tours this year and over 200 MODUS³ tour victories since inception.

The winner shot a 14-under par total to win by two strokes with rounds of 65-65-68-68—266 atGolf Club Adamstar in Ramsau, Austria. He earned €76,823 or $86,809 for the victory.

“Nippon Shaft is excited to congratulate the winner of the Euram Bank Open,” said Hiro Fukuda, sales and marketing for Nippon Shaft. “In some of the rainiest conditions on any Tour this season, he prevailed in a convincing fashion.”

More than 200 players on the PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, European Tour and Korn Ferry Tour use Nippon Shaft’s MODUS³ series shafts to help gain their desired distance, accuracy and trajectory.

Nippon Shaft products are available globally either as stock or custom shafts in many of the world’s top iron brands. Details of these can be found at

Based in Yokohama, Japan, Nippon Shaft is the No. 1-selling steel shaft in Asia. Nippon Shaft is a privately-held subsidiary of NHK Spring Co. LTD, a Japanese automobile parts manufacturer. Nippon Shaft’s North American headquarters is in Carlsbad.