Hideki Matsuyama’s chair has been greeted by Augusta National after winning the Masters
Hideki Matsuyama achieved a historic victory in the 2021 Masters Championship, becoming the first Japanese player to win at the Augusta Golf National Club.
It was certainly not an easy one for Matsuyama, as his victory was the first of the Masters and his first major tournament as well as his first victory in the PGA Tour since August 2016. 15 and 16, before finally getting a one-stroke victory over rookie Will Zalatoris of the Under-10 Masters.
Such is the life of the Masters, which has broken the hearts of many of the 4th Cup leaders and future champions.
That’s why it was especially hard for Matsuyama’s caddy, Shota Hayafuji, to take the time after the tournament to get rid of the cap and bow as far as Augusta is concerned.
Really a wonderful moment in this good tournament story. Naturally, golf fans loved the feeling: