NIPPON SHAFT WINS IN SPAIN
CARLSBAD, Calif. — The native Spaniard who won the ISPS Handa Championship in his home country (April 24) used Nippon Shaft’s NSPRO MODUS³ Hybrid Tour handle in its utilitarian iron.
The 38-year-old champion finished 15-under with runs of 67-68-68-62—265 at Infinitum’s Lakes course in Tarragona and took home a winner’s check for €313,467 ($358,559). It was his seventh victory on the DP World Tour, formerly known as the European Tour.
“Nippon Shaft would like to congratulate ISPS Championship winner Handa on his second victory on the circuit this year,” said Hiro Fukuda, sales and marketing for Nippon Shaft. “We are pleased that he has confidence in Nippon Shaft’s breakthrough hybrid technology designed for use in utility iron. The shaft combines the best qualities of steel and graphite and has become increasingly popular both on the professional tour and with everyday golfers.
Over 200 players on the PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, European Tour and Korn Ferry Tour use Nippon Shaft’s MODUS³ series steel shafts to help them achieve the distance, accuracy and trajectory they want.
Nippon Shaft products are available worldwide as stock or custom shafts from many of the world’s leading iron brands. Details of these can be found at www.nipponshaft.com
Based in Yokohama, Japan, Nippon Shaft is Asia’s best-selling steel shaft. Nippon Shaft is a private subsidiary of NHK Spring Co. LTD, a Japanese auto parts manufacturer. Nippon Shaft’s North American headquarters are in Carlsbad.
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