May 9, 2022

CARLSBAD, Calif. (May 9, 2022) – The winner of the Simmons Bank Open near Nashville, Tennessee played Nippon Shaft’s N.S.PRO MODUS³ Tour 120 TX flex steel shafts in his irons on enroute to the Championship.

The 26-year-old playing out of Hawaii started the final round T2 and shot 3-under par in the final round to finish 16-under, one shot clear of the runner up. By grabbing his first tour sanctioned victory, the champion earned $135,000.

“Nippon Shaft congratulates the winner of the Simmons Bank Open,” said Hiro Fukuda, sales and marketing for Nippon Shaft. “We are thrilled that he trusted MODUS³ Tour 120 TX in his irons for his first tour victory.”

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.