Matsuyama, Ishikawa miss cut at Riviera

Feb 19, 2017

Matsuyama, Ishikawa miss cut at Riviera

Hideki Matsuyama failed to make the cut for the first time this season as he, along with Ryo Ishikawa, made an early exit from the Genesis Open on Saturday. A day after making six bogeys in an incomplete second round that was suspended due ...

Steady Matsuyama in no hurry to reach world No. 1 ranking

Feb 15, 2017

Steady Matsuyama in no hurry to reach world No. 1 ranking

Hideki Matsuyama said Tuesday he remains focused on playing solid golf long-term, and will let his form determine whether he accomplishes his goal of becoming world No. 1 at this week’s tournament in California, or later. In a press conference prior to the Genesis ...

Matsuyama wins playoff to repeat as Phoenix Open champion

Feb 6, 2017

Matsuyama wins playoff to repeat as Phoenix Open champion

Hideki Matsuyama beat Webb Simpson in a four-hole playoff to defend his Waste Management Phoenix Open title Sunday, claiming his fourth career U.S. tour win. Matsuyama, who was four strokes back in a four-way tie for third going into the final round at TPC ...

Matsuyama falls four behind leader An after three rounds

Feb 5, 2017

Matsuyama falls four behind leader An after three rounds

World No. 5 Hideki Matsuyama shot a 3-under-par 68 but dropped four strokes behind the leader on Saturday at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Matsuyama, the tournament’s defending champion, had a rough third round, carding six birdies and three bogeys to finish the day ...

Feb 4, 2017

Matsuyama cards 68, is tied for third

Defending champion Hideki Matsuyama remained a stroke back of the leaders at the Waste Management Phoenix Open on Friday after a 3-under-par 68 in the second round. The world No. 5 carded four birdies at the Tournament Players Club and sits in a four-way ...

Matsuyama shoots 6-under 65 in opening round at Phoenix Open

Feb 3, 2017

Matsuyama shoots 6-under 65 in opening round at Phoenix Open

Defending champion Hideki Matsuyama got off to a flying start Thursday when he shot a 6-under-par 65 for a share of second place after the opening round of the darkness-shortened Phoenix Open. While seven-time PGA Tour winner Matt Kuchar of the United States took ...

Thomas sets 72-hole record in Sony victory

Jan 16, 2017

Thomas sets 72-hole record in Sony victory

American Justin Thomas set the golf world alight at the Sony Open in Hawaii on Sunday, completing the lowest 72-hole score in PGA Tour history while leaving all, including Japanese hopes Hideki Matsuyama and Hideto Tanihara, in his wake. Thomas, who edged Matsuyama to ...

Matsuyama starts strong at Kapalua

Jan 6, 2017

Matsuyama starts strong at Kapalua

Hideki Matsuyama sits four shots off the lead after Thursday’s first round of the SBS Tournament of Champions. Matsuyama shot a bogey-free 4-under-par 69 to finish the day in a tie for seventh behind the United States’ day-one leader Jimmy Walker, who cut up ...

Matsuyama not getting carried away by stunning form

Dec 12, 2016

Matsuyama not getting carried away by stunning form

Hideki Matsuyama is not letting his end-of-year trophy extravaganza turn into a distraction, he said Monday, with his poor run of mid-season form ensuring he stays grounded ahead of next season. “I wrapped up in a good fashion, but there was a long period ...