Feb 26, 2024

CARLSBAD, Calif. (February 26, 2024) – Champions using Nippon Shaft products won on the PGA Tour, the DP World [European] Tour and the LPGA Tour last weekend.

The 29-year-old rookie and former UCLA Bruin used N.S. PRO WV 125 Wedge shafts in his wedges to win for the first time on the PGA Tour at the Mexico Open at Vidanta Vallarta. He shot a 19-under 265 with rounds of 67-64-63-71 to win by two in his fifth PGA Tour start this season. He earned $1.458 million for the victory.

On the DP World Tour, a 34-year-old from the Netherlands won the Magical Kenya Open, using
N.S.PRO MODUS³ 120 X flex shafts in his irons to shoot 14-under par at Muthaiga Golf Club. His maiden DP World Tour victory paid $425,000.

On the LPGA, last week’s winner made it a double at the Honda LPGA Thailand, besting her closest competitor with a birdie on the 18th and final hole to win by a shot. The 24-year-old from Thailand used N.S.PRO 950GH shafts in her irons (5-PW) and N.S.PRO MODUS³ Wedge 115 shafts in her wedges to shoot 21-under par 267 at the Siam Country Club with rounds of 67-67-66-67. Her first victory in her native country paid $255,000.

“Nippon Shaft is thrilled and proud that three players on the world’s top three tours used our products to win on their respective tours,” said Hiro Fukuda, sales and marketing for Nippon Shaft. “These performances by world class players confirm the quality and reliability of Nippon Shaft products for elite professionals as well as amateurs.”

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

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.