Aug 24, 2020

CARLSBAD, Calif. (Aug. 24, 2020) – A 24-year-old Australian on Sunday (Aug. 23) won the Korn Ferry Tour’s Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship using Nippon Shaft N.S. PRO MODUS³ Prototype steel shafts in his irons.

It was the sixth victory in the month of August for players using Nippon Shaft products while competing on major world tours.

The former U.S. Amateur champion finished at 11-under par with rounds of 68-66-68-71—273 at The Ohio State University Golf Club’s Scarlet Course in Columbus, Ohio. He earned $180,000 for the victory and moved to 18th on the Korn Ferry Tour points list.

“Nippon Shaft congratulates the champion of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship,” said Hiro Fukuda, sales and marketing for Nippon Shaft. “We are honored that he put his trust in our products.”

This year marks the 10-year anniversary of the release of N.S.PRO MODUS³ Tour 120, the first in the MODUS³ series. With four models, MODUS³ shafts have been in the bags of more than 200 players on every major global tour and have been used in more than 200 tour victories worldwide.

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, California.