CARLSBAD, Calif. – The winner of the Simmons Bank Open for the Snedeker Foundation on Sunday (May 8) used Nippon Shaft’s N.S.PRO MODUS³ N.S. PRO 120 TX steel shafts in his irons to secure his first PGA Tour-sanction victory.
The 26-year-old from Honolulu won by one stroke thanks to his birdie on the par 5 18th hole at The Grove in College Grove, Tennessee near Nashville. He totaled 16-under par 272 with rounds of 69-65-69-69. His winner’s check amounts to $135,000 and he was thrilled when multiple PGA Tour winner Brandt Snedeker awarded him the trophy.
“Nippon Shaft is excited and pleased to congratulate the winner of this year’s Simmons Bank Open for the Snedeker Foundation,” said Hiro Fukuda, sales and marketing for Nippon Shaft. “It is especially gratifying when up-and-coming young players use our products to continue to progress towards realizing their dreams.”
More than 200 players on the PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, European 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 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.
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