May 3, 2022

CARLSBAD, Calif. (May 3, 2022) – The winner of the Catalunya Championship in Girona, Spain used Nippon Shaft’s N.S.PRO MODUS³ Wedge 125 steel shafts in his sand, gap and lob wedges on Sunday (May 1) enroute to the championship.

The 27-year-old Spaniard won with a par on the sixth hole of a sudden death playoff after having shot a 7-under par 65 in his final round at the Stadium Course at PGA Catalunya. Added to his first three rounds of 68-76-68, he shot an 11-under par total of 277, tying with one other golfer in regulation. By grabbing his second victory on the DP World [European] Tour, the champion earned €322,614 ($369,021).

“Nippon Shaft congratulates the winner of the Catalunya Championship,” said Hiro Fukuda, sales and marketing for Nippon Shaft. “We are thrilled that he trusted Nippon Shaft’s Wedge technology to execute all-important shots around the green.”

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.