CARLSBAD, Calif. (November 21, 2018) – Nippon Shaft recently posted victories on the top men’s and women’s Japanese golf tours.
The 36-year-old Tokyo native used N.S.PRO MODUS³ Tour 130 X steel shafts in his irons to win the Dunlop Phoenix tournament, shooting a 15-under par total of 269 with rounds of 70-68-68-63 in Miyazaki, Japan. The victory was his second of the year and moved him to No. 4 on the Japan Golf Tour money list.
Meanwhile, the youngest winner in the history of the LPGA of Japan Tour used N.S.PRO MODUS³ PROTOTYPE STL in her irons to win the Daio Paper Elleair Ladies Open by four strokes. She finished at 20-under par 268 with rounds of 71-68-64-65 at Kosugi Country Club. The native of Kagoshima, Japan won her first LPGA of Japan Tour event as a 15-year-old.
“Nippon Shaft would like to congratulate the tournament champions at last week’s Japan Golf Tour and LPGA of Japan for their outstanding performances with Nippon Shaft products,” said Hiro Fukuda, marketing and sales for Nippon Shaft. “Nippon Shaft is proud that, like all tour players, these winners chose use Nippon Shaft products. Nippon Shaft works tirelessly to provide golfers of all levels with products that enable them to play their best and enjoy the game more.” “
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.