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Hideki Matsuyama


  • Born in Ehime, he was introduced to golf by his father at age four  
  • Won the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship in 2010 at Kasumigaseki Country Club and repeated as champion in 2011 at Singapore Island Country Club
  • Winner of the 2009 Japan Junior Championship at Kasumigaseki
  • Claimed the gold medal at 2011 World University Games
  • Holds six PGA TOUR victories, including the 2011 Masters Tournament which made him the first Japanese male major champion
  • Received the Prime Minister’s Award following his Masters win
  • A big foodie and loves all sports. Admires Japanese baseball stars, Yu Darvish, Shohei Ohtani and Kenta Maeda
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