Hideki Matsuyama makes progress at Northern Trust

More Sports / Golf Aug 26, 2018

Hideki Matsuyama makes progress at Northern Trust

Hideki Matsuyama climbed 18 places on the leaderboard Saturday to put himself 10 shots adrift of the lead going into the final round of the Northern Trust. Matsuyama, who was 44th at the halfway point of the tournament, carded five birdies against a sole bogey ...

Rikuya Hoshino earns U.S. Open spot as late entry

More Sports / Golf Jun 12, 2018

Rikuya Hoshino earns U.S. Open spot as late entry

Rikuya Hoshino was among the late additions to the U.S. Open field, organizers said Monday. The 22-year-old qualified for his first U.S. Open as he, along with three other alternates from sectional qualifying, were added to complete the 156-player field for the event, which starts ...

Hideki Matsuyama finishes 16th at Byron Nelson

More Sports / Golf May 21, 2018

Hideki Matsuyama finishes 16th at Byron Nelson

Hideki Matsuyama finished on 12-under-par 272 Sunday for a share of 16th place after the fourth round of the AT&T Byron Nelson, won by American Aaron Wise. Matsuyama, ranked 9th in the world, carded six birdies and a bogey for a 5-under 66 on the ...

Hideki Matsuyama to skip Valspar Championship

More Sports / Golf Mar 2, 2018

Hideki Matsuyama to skip Valspar Championship

Hideki Matsuyama, who sustained a left thumb injury in February, will miss the Valspar Championship beginning March 8 in Florida, his management company said Friday. The world No. 6 pulled out of the Phoenix Open after injuring the base of his thumb, and then withdrew ...

Hideki Matsuyama exits Phoenix Open with thumb injury

More Sports / Golf Feb 3, 2018

Hideki Matsuyama exits Phoenix Open with thumb injury

Two-time defending champion Hideki Matsuyama withdrew on Friday from the Waste Management Phoenix Open due to an injury at the base of his left thumb. Matsuyama decided to withdraw prior to his second-round tee-time despite being treated for the pain, which started during Thursday's opening ...