Hideki Matsuyama of Japan celebrates on the 18th green after winning the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia on Sunday. Photo: Getty Images / AFP
Hideki Matsuyama of Japan celebrates on the 18th green after winning the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia on Sunday. Photo: Getty Images / AFP

Hideki Matsuyama becomes first Japanese male golfer to win a major championship at US Masters

  • Matsuyama started the day with a four-shot lead over a quartet that included playing competitor Xander Schauffele and Masters debutant Will Zalatoris
  • Schauffele finished three shots back of Matsuyama and in a share of third with former champion Jordan Spieth

Topic |   US Open (golf)
Hideki Matsuyama of Japan celebrates on the 18th green after winning the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia on Sunday. Photo: Getty Images / AFP
Hideki Matsuyama of Japan celebrates on the 18th green after winning the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Georgia on Sunday. Photo: Getty Images / AFP
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