Nippon Shaft products were used to win championships on five global tours last weekend, including the PGA Tour, DP World Tour, LPGA Tour, Senior LPGA Tour and the Japan LPGA Tour.

Nippon Shaft brand ambassador Karrie Webb won the Senior LPGA Championship at Salina Country Club in Kansas, using the N.S. Regio Formula B graphite shaft in her Driver and fairway woods, a N.S.PRO MODUS³ PROTOTYPE steel shafts in her irons, and the N.S.PRO MODUS³ Wedge 105 in her wedges. The Hall-of-Famer from Australia shot a final round 67 and finished at 14-under par. She earned $60,000 for the victory.

On the PGA Tour, a 32-year-old from Utah won the 3M Open at TPC Twin Cities in Minnesota, using the N.S.PRO MODUS³ Tour120 TX flex steel shafts in his irons and N.S.PRO MODUS³ Wedge 125 in his wedges. The three-shot victory was his third PGA Tour win, earning him $1.35 million.

On the LPGA Tour, a 24-year-old Canadian won her second major championship at the Evian Championship in France. She used the N.S.PRO MODUS³ Tour105 S flex steel shafts in her irons and N.S.PRO MODUS³ Wedge 115 to record her 12th LPGA victory and take home $1 million.

On the DP World Tour, the 39-year-old champion of the Cazoo Classic used N.S.PRO MODUS³ Wedge 125 steel shafts in his gap wedge, sand wedge and lob wedges. The Scotsman shot a 14-under par total at Hillside Golf Club in Southport, outside Liverpool and earned €291,660 for his fourth European Tour title, and first in seven years.

The winner on the Japan LPGA won the Daito Kentaku using the N.S.PRO Zelos 7 super-lightweight steel shafts in her irons. It was the fifth JLPGA victory for the 34-year-old from Hokkaido, Japan.

“Nippon Shaft congratulates the five winners of prestigious professional tour events around the world,” said Hiro Fukuda, sales and marketing for Nippon Shaft. “These victories by players from around the world continue to prove that Nippon Shaft products provide golfers with the highest quality shafts they need to compete and win at the most elite levels.”

More than 200 players on the PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, DP World Tour and Korn Ferry Tour use Nippon Shaft’s 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.

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