WINNER OF THIS YEAR’S OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP USED NIPPON SHAFT
The winner of this year’s Open Championship played an N.S.PRO MODUS³ Tour 120x-flex steel shaft in his 3-hybrid en route to winning the 148th edition of the world’s oldest major title.
The 32-year-old Irishman shot a 15-under par total 269 with rounds of 67-67-63-72 at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland for a six-shot victory over one of golf’s best and most international fields.
It was the 32nd MODUS³ series victory this season and the 186th overall, according to company officials.
Meanwhile, finishing solo third was the tall, lanky Utah native who used N.S.PRO MODUS³ Tour 120FX-flex steel shafts in his irons and Wedge 125 steel shafts in his wedges. He shot a 7-under 277 total.
A total of 48 players at the Open used at least one Nippon Shaft product in their hybrids, irons or wedges, according to company officials.
“Nippon Shaft is elated that the winner of the Open Championship has chosen our products to help him win his first major,” said Hiro Fukuda, marketing and sales for Nippon Shaft. “We also praise the third-place finisher, who also uses Nippon 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.
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