NIPPON SHAFT WINS AUSTRALIAN WOMEN’S OPEN

CARLSBAD, Calif. (February 17, 2020) – An LPGA Hall-of-Fame member used Nippon Shaft’s N.S.PRO 950GH steel shafts in her irons and wedges to win the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Women’s Open Sunday at Royal Adelaide Golf Club.

It was the 20th LPGA victory for the 31-year-old South Korean, who shot a 14-under par total, recording rounds of 67-69-68-74. She won by three shots and earned $195,000.

The victory moved the reigning Olympic gold medalist closer to her goal of making the South Korean Olympic team again this year when the competition is played in Japan.

“Nippon Shaft is very happy that a player who has used our shafts for so many years has been able to maintain her level of excellence, as she pursues her goal of making her country’s Olympic team this year,” said Hiro Fukuda, sales and marketing for Nippon Shaft.

Over the years, hundreds of LPGA players have won tournaments using N.S.PRO 950GH steel shafts.

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.