Hideki Matsuyama is a professional golf player, the champion of the 2010 and 2011 Asian Amateur Championship. Hideki Matsuyama became a professional golf player in the year 2013 and is the five time PGA Tour winner as well as eight-time Japan Gold Tour winner.

 

  • Japanese
  • 180 cm
  • 1992-02-25
  • Professional golfer
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  • $8 Million Dollars(approx)
  • 75 kg(approx)
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  • Asian
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  • Tohoku Fukushi University
  • Asian Amateur Championship
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Personal Life

Hideki Matsuyama was born on 25 February 1992. He is the native of Matsuyama, Ehime, Japan. He has been attending the Tohoku Fukushi University in Sendai since the year 2010. Hideki first started to play golf with his father at the age of four. He moved to Meitoku Gijuku Junior & Senior High School located in Kochi Prefecture in order to have a good golf environment.

Talking about his love life, Hideki success has shaded his personal and relationship story a lot. There is no information about him having a girlfriend. This information is not available in any of his bio. He stands at the height of five feet and eleven inches and has the weight of 198lbs.

 

Professional Life

Hideki Matsuyama with the score of 68-69-65-67=269 has won the 2010 Asian Amateur Championship. After that, he gave the chance to compete as an amateur in 2011 masters Tournament. He then became first Japanese Amateur to do so. In addition to that, he also won a gold medal at the 2011 World University Games. Before that, he won Silver Cup and also secured the third position at the Japan Open Golf Championship.

Hideki reached at number one in August of the year 2012 in World Amateur Golf Ranking. It was in April of the year 2013 when Hideki turned professional. He then won his 2nd professional tournament which was the 2013 Tsuruya Open on Japan Golf Tour. According to Hideki Matsuyama wiki page, after five weeks, he won the third title on Japan Golf Tour at Diamond Cup Golf Tournament.

At 2013 U.S. Open Hideki finished at Top 10 position and he also got the chance to enter the Top 50 of Official World Golf Ranking. He got qualified for PGA Tour through non-member earnings. This talent also got into the Japan Golf Tour the same year and ended up in the fourth position at the Fujisankei Classic. He also won the fifth position on the Japan Golf Tour event at the Casio World Open.

He had six Top 25 finishes in seven PGA Tour sanctioned events, also including T-6 at 2013 Open Championship. It was at 2014 Memorial Tournament when he earned his 1st PGA Tour. His next point was Japan Golf Tour in the 2014 season where he secured sixth place.

He finished fifth at 2015 Masters Tournament which is a best major finish of his career. In the year 2016, he won the Waste Management Phoenix Open which leads him to his highest career ranking in the Official World Golf Ranking. in October the same year, he brought his first title his country's national open and his seventh victory in Japan winning the WGC-HSBC Champions.

He then on 13 November 2016 won Taiheiyo Masters which was his second one, he first won it on the Japan Golf Tour of 2011. Just a month later he won the Hero World Challenge held in the Bahamas. Hideki was again seen in the Waste Management Phoenix Open in 2017 and also in the 2017 U.S Open at the Erin Hills. He was even able to win his first 'World Golf Championship' in 2017.

 

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