Nippon Shaft on Sunday (Aug. 9) claimed its fifth PGA TOUR victory and its seventh worldwide this season at the Barracuda Championship at Montreax Golf and Country Club in Reno, Nevada.

The 40-year-old champion out of Fort Worth, Texas used Nippon Shaft’s N.S. PRO MODUS3 Tour 130 S-flex in his irons to score a 72-hole total of 47 points to get into the two-man playoff in the TOUR’s modified Stableford scoring event.  He made a 15-foot putt for eagle on the second playoff hole to seal the victory.

In addition to its five PGA TOUR victories during the 2014-15 season, Nippon Shaft has recorded two victory on the European Tour.

On Jan. 11, Nippon Shaft recorded its first 2015 victory on the European PGA Tour when a 28-year-old Englishman using Nippon Shaft’s steel shafts in his irons won the South African Open.

In addition to the Barracuda Championship, Nippon Shaft boasted champions at the Humana in Palm Springs, the OHL Classic in Mayakoba, Mexico, and the CIMB Classic in Malaysia in November.