Hideki Matsuyama defeated three intruder in the last four openings to win the Masters Tournament Sunday, and in doing as such, turned into the principal Japanese man to win a golf significant championship.
Matsuyama began the last round at Augusta National Golf Club with a four-stroke lead Sunday morning, beating the competition with a score of 10 under standard. He dominated Will Zalatoris, who completed one stroke behind, just as Jordan Spieth and Xander Schauffele who tied for third.
His excursion to triumph began 10 years prior, with his first appearance at the Masters in 2011 after a earthquake struck his home in Sendai, Japan. He walked away with low beginner praises, as indicated by the Masters. He strolled off the eighteenth opening when veteran master golf player Steve Stricker commended his game.
“That’s a memory I’ll cherish,” he said. “Because of that round, it gave me the confidence that I could play here. I could play professional golf as a career.”
The champ’s handbag for the 2021 Masters is more than $2 million. Matsuyama went into the competition positioned 25th on the planet, and Vegas Insider posted the chances of him succeeding at 46-to-1. In any case, those chances leaped to 5-to-six going into the last round on Sunday.
Tiger Woods, who couldn’t contend because of wounds supported in a fender bender in February, praised Matsuyama on Twitter soon after the competition finished.
The Masters closed Sunday evening in the States, yet it was Monday morning in Japan. Golf filled in notoriety in Japan during the 1960s when Americans, for example, Sam Snead, Arnold Palmer and Jack Nicklaus contended in competitions and show matches there.