MATSUYAMA

Japanese turn out to cheer on Matsuyama at PGA

Japanese turn out to cheer on Matsuyama at PGA

Published 14/08/2017

Hideki Matsuyama was in the thick of the battle for the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow on Sunday but finished three back in his quest to become the first Japanese male to win a golf major. [more…]

Matsuyama joins Aoki as major runner-up from Japan

Matsuyama joins Aoki as major runner-up from Japan

Published 19/06/2017

Jun 18, 2017- Erin, WI, USA- Hideki Matsuyama putts on the eighth green during the final round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Erin Hills. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Hideki Matsuyama finished like a champion, firing the best score of the final round at the U.S. Open on Sunday but despite his six-under-par 66 had to settle for a tie for second place at Erin Hills.

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Golf: Matsuyama eager to deliver Augusta joy to Japan

Golf: Matsuyama eager to deliver Augusta joy to Japan

Published 02/04/2017

Mar 23, 2017- Austin, TX, USA- Hideki Matsuyama of Japan plays Ross Fisher of England during the second round of the World Golf Classic - Dell Match Play golf tournament at Austin Country Club. Mandatory Credit: Erich Schlegel-USA TODAY Sports

During a normal week on the PGA Tour, Hideki Matsuyama might find himself shadowed by five-to-10 Japanese media outlets tracking his every swing like unofficial scorekeepers.

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