Sep 7, 2021

CARLSBAD, Calif. (September 7, 2021) – The winner of the Korn Ferry Tour Championship used N.S.PRO MODUS3 Tour 105 X flex steel shafts in his irons Sunday (September 6) to secure the victory and with it his fully exempt status on the 2021-22 PGA Tour season.

The 33-year-old Stanford alumnus shot 20-under par with rounds of 70-68-65-65—268 at Victoria National Golf Club in Newburgh, Indiana. He won by four shots after beginning the day one stroke back. The big difference came on the back nine when he reeled off five straight birdies on holes 12-16. His winner’s check was $180,000.

It was the 251th victory for Nippon Shaft’s MODUS³ Series of steel shafts recorded victory on a major world.

“Nippon Shaft is excited to congratulate the winner of this year’s Korn Ferry Tour Championship,” said Hiro Fukuda, sales and marketing for Nippon Shaft. “We are gratified by his loyalty and that he trusts the Nippon Shaft Modus series of steel shafts to use them against the best competition in the world.”

More than 200 players on the PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, European Tour and Korn Ferry Tour use Nippon Shaft’s MODUS³ series steel 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.