May 13, 2024

CARLSBAD, Calif. (May 13, 2024) – A 20-year-old former top amateur won her second LPGA Tour event using Nippon Shaft’s N.S.PRO 850GH steel shafts in her irons and N.S.PRO 950GH steel shafts in her wedges at Upper Montclair Country Club in New Jersey.

The champion of the Cognizant Founders Cup shot four rounds in the 60s and birdied four of her last five holes to win by two strokes and collect a winner’s check of $450,000. She shot 63-68-67 and a bogey-free 68 for a 24-under par total of 264. She hit the most greens in regulation of any player in the field.

“Nippon Shaft is extremely proud this year’s Founders Cup winner has faith that Nippon Shaft steel shafts in her irons and wedges give her the best chance to win every week on the LPGA Tour,” said Hiro Fukuda, sales and marketing for Nippon Shaft. “We wish her all the best in the future.”

More than 500 players on the PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, DP 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 www.nipponshaft.com

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.