May 18, 2022

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Masters Tournament: Matsuyama signs historic victory

Masters Tournament: Matsuyama signs historic victory


Augusta, as. – Hideki Matsuyama used his composure to withstand numerous attacks from his opponents and became the first Japanese to win a major tournament on Sunday. Matsuyama won 73 cards, shot in front of Will Zalatoris.

“I’m very happy. I’m not had a fever since I came back. I’m been from the start of the round and up to the last put,” Matsuyama said after his victory.

Matsuyama puts on a green jacket

“I thought about my family all the time. I’m really happy that I was able to play well for them. “

Matsuyama’s victory resonates on a large scale all the way to Japan, where many doors open thanks to him.

“I want to be a pioneer and many successes follow. Hopefully, I look forward to being able to pave the way for other golfers!”

After resisting coming back from Zalatoris at the start of the round, Matsuyama saw his teammate Xander Schittle coming close with just two nodes from the head.

The Japanese came close to giving up a five-stroke lead over the nine returning. Par 5 on 15E In the hole, Matsuyama sent his second shot into the water, having to settle for a bogie, but Scotel scored a birdie and closed the gap.

Everything seemed to suggest a return from the scaffold. After all, he made birdies in his last four holes. Then came 16E Hole, which kept the American out of the race.

“Everything was fine. I could have hit a different blow. It’s hard to win in Augusta,” Scotell said, ruining his chance to return with a six-point lead in the Pac Three.E Tournament Rank, with an accumulation of -7.

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In the case of Zalatoris, his five birdies were not enough to become the first player in 42 years to win a Masters tournament by his first participation.

“I wanted to be here all my life. Now that I’m there, I wanted to do some damage, this is a good week! Zalatoris expressed after the tournament.

Now that he has proven his ability to the world, Zalatoris learns an important lesson: “I can play with the best players in the world. “

For his part, Jordan Spiet had a good round, finishing the tournament in 3rd with 70 cards.E Rank is associated with ScHotele.

Spiet also took advantage of the final round to mark the history of the Masters tournament. By registering Birdie at 10 p.m.E Hole, Spieth became the first golfer in tournament history to record a birdie in that hole in his four rounds.

For the fourth edition in a row, Spaniard Jon Raham finished in the top 10 without tasting victory.

“Hopefully it’s time now. I feel like I’m getting closer to winning, but it’s never really happened. I want to get closer to success.

Raham has the best round of the day with 66 cards, which is not even enough to keep him in the leading group to threaten Matsuyama and his leading position.

“I’m satisfied, that’s all I can say,” Raham nodded as he finished week 5E Rang.

On the Canadian side, a Maple Leaf spokesman who started the final round with five headshots in 2003 after Mike Weir hopes fans will win the Masters for the first time. Connors faced many hiccups in his nine fairways, however, the chance of success evaporated.

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He made three bogies between 5 and a double bogeyE And 8E Hole. He still took 8E Rank with a cumulative of -4.

Matsuyama Champion in Masters Tournament