CARLSBAD, Calif. (July 31, 2017) – Nippon Shaft finished runner up Sunday (July 30) at both the PGA TOUR’s RBC Canadian Open and at the Ladies Scottish Open.
At Glen Abbey Golf Club outside Toronto, the 40-year-old native Californian finished at 21-under par with rounds of 68-66-65-68—267, using N.S.PRO MODUS3 Tour 105 X-flex steel shafts in his irons. He earned $648,000 and moved to 12th on the FedExCup points list.
Another player using Nippon Shaft in Canada finished T-5, using the N.S.PRO MODUS3 Tour 120 TX-flex steel shafts in his irons and the N.S.PRO MODUS³ 125 Wedge shaft in his wedges.
Meanwhile, at the Dundonald Links in Scotland, LPGA Hall of Fame member Karrie Webb finished T-2 using the N.S.PRO MODUS³ Tour 105 S flex steel shafts in her irons, N.S.PRO MODUS³ Wedge 115 in her wedges and N.S. PRO Regio graphite shafts in her woods. The native Australian shot a 5-under par total with rounds of 65-75-70-73—283 and earned $104,559.
“Nippon Shaft would like to congratulate Karrie Webb, our longtime ambassador, on her runner up finish in the Ladies Scottish Open,” said Hiro Fukuda, sales and marketing for Nippon Shaft. “We also would like to acknowledge the outstanding play of two great PGA TOUR competitors their finishes of runner-up and a fifth-place tie. We are very proud of these fine players who rely on our shafts to help them excel at the highest level during the most high-stress times on a golf course.”
Nippon Shaft products are available globally either as stock or custom shafts in many of the world’s top iron brands. In addition, Nippon Shaft products are available through Nippon Shaft’s dedicated global club fitter network. 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.