Jun 20, 2022

CARLSBAD, Calif. (June 20, 2022) – A former Open Champion used Nippon Shaft’s N.S.PRO MODUS³ Tour 120 X flex steel shafts in his irons and wedges (June 19) to win the Farmfoods European Legends Links Championship hosted by Ian Woosnam.

The 53-year-old Scot, who won the 1999 Open, secured his second title on the Legends Tour by shooting 11-under par with rounds of 64-71-70—205 at the Trevose Golf & Country Club in North Cornwall, England. He won by three.

“Nippon Shaft congratulates the champion of the Farmfoods European Legends Links Championship,” said Hiro Fukuda. “We appreciate that a golfer of such proven excellence has chosen Nippon Shaft to compete at the highest levels of senior golf.”

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.