Aug 20, 2023

CARLSBAD, Calif. (August 20, 2023) – The winner of the Korn Ferry Tour’s Magnit Championship used Nippon Shaft’s N.S.PRO MODUS³ 125 TX flex shafts in his irons.

The 33-year-old South Korean shot 20-under par 268 at Metedeconk National Golf Club in New Jersey, shooting rounds of 70-66-68-64 to win by three shots. The winner’s check for his first Korn Ferry Tour victory was $180,000. He won eight times on the Japan Golf Tour where he played since 2015 after playing his college golf at Arizona State.

“Nippon Shaft would like to congratulate the winner of the Magnit Championship,” said Hiro Fukuda, sales and marketing for Nippon Shaft. “We are pleased that he won his first Korn Ferry Tour title and are excited to see how he progresses on tour.”

More than 500 players on the PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, European Tour and Korn Ferry Tour use Nippon Shaft’s N.S.PRO and 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.