Oct 16, 2023

CARLSBAD, Calif. (October 16, 2023) – Nippon Shaft products were used Sunday (Oct. 15) to win professional tournaments in North Carolina and Spain.

The winner of the Spanish Open used N.S.PRO MODUS³ 120 steel shafts in his irons and the N.S.PRO MODUS³ Hybrid in his utility club to shoot 23-under par at Club de Camp Villa de Madrid to claim his first DP World Tour victory. The 30-year-old Frenchman – whose grandfather was born in Madrid – fired rounds of 63-68-66-64—261 to claim a wire-to-wire win at a tournament where he finished runner up last year. He won €523,823 ($536,661).

Meanwhile, in Cary, North Carolina, the 54-year-old Australian also won wire-to-wire, using N.S.PRO MODUS³ 130 steel shafts in his irons to shoot 15-under par and win the SAS Championship. He shot 66-68-67—201 at Prestonwood Country Club to claim his second PGA Tour Champions victory. He won $315,000.

“Nippon Shaft congratulates the winners of the Open de Espana and the SAS Championship,” said Hiro Fukuda, sales and marketing for Nippon Shaft. “We are pleased that the Champions of these to tournaments are confident in our products and relay on them to help them play their best against elite competitions.”

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.