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Matsuyama comes up short at PGA

/ Aug 14, 2017

Matsuyama comes up short at PGA

Hideki Matsuyama missed his chance to become the first Japanese man to win a major when he finished in a tie for fifth at the PGA Championship on Sunday, three shots behind winner Justin Thomas. Matsuyama, who went into the final round one shot off ...

Matsuyama trails leader by one stroke at PGA

/ Aug 13, 2017

Matsuyama trails leader by one stroke at PGA

Hideki Matsuyama shot a 2-over-par 73 on Saturday and gave up his share of the overnight lead after the third round of the PGA Championship, but stayed in contention to claim his first major title, sitting just one shot off the pace. Matsuyama, who started ...

Matsuyama tied for PGA lead

/ Aug 12, 2017

Matsuyama tied for PGA lead

Most meaningful of all the text messages Hideki Matsuyama received last week was the one from Jason Day congratulating the star for his 61 in the final round at Firestone to win his second World Golf Championship. It read: "Congrats, mate. Unreal playing. See you ...

Kisner, Olesen lead PGA; Matsuyama 3 back

/ Aug 11, 2017

Kisner, Olesen lead PGA; Matsuyama 3 back

Jordan Spieth felt like he was "free rolling" coming into the PGA Championship, the only major keeping him from the career Grand Slam. He just didn't anticipate greens rolling like this. On some of the fastest, frightening and at times frustrating greens the PGA Championship has ...

Matsuyama 'going backward' ahead of PGA Championship

/ Aug 9, 2017

Matsuyama 'going backward' ahead of PGA Championship

High-flying Hideki Matsuyama on Tuesday described his practice round form as going "backward" ahead of the PGA Championship, the final major of the season. But that could prove to be a good omen as the 25-year-old world No. 3 bids to become the first Japanese ...

/ Aug 7, 2017

Kim wins Women's British Open, Suzuki finishes 14th

South Korea's Kim In-kyung held on to win the Women's British Open for her first major title on Sunday, while Ai Suzuki was the best-finishing Japanese at 14th. With nine pars on the home stretch, the 29-year-old Kim, who had a comfortable six-stroke lead heading ...

Matsuyama trails leaders by two shots at Bridgestone

/ Aug 6, 2017

Matsuyama trails leaders by two shots at Bridgestone

Hideki Matsuyama shot his second-straight 3-under-par 67 to sit two shots behind co-leaders Zach Johnson and Thomas Pieters on Saturday with one round to go in the Bridgestone Invitational. Matsuyama, ranked No. 3 in the world, started three shots back of overnight leader Jimmy Walker ...

Matsuyama stays in contention at Bridgestone Invitational

/ Aug 5, 2017

Matsuyama stays in contention at Bridgestone Invitational

World No. 3 Hideki Matsuyama shot a 3-under-par 67 on Friday to close within three shots of the lead after the second round of the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational. Matsuyama nailed four birdies against a lone bogey at the par-70 Firestone Country Club to finish ...