Hideki Matsuyama of Japan holds the Gary Player Cup after winning the World Golf Championships - Bridgestone Invitational during the final round at Firestone Country Club South Course on August 6, 2017 in Akron, Ohio.
It was Matsuyama's second World Golf Championships victory, after the HSBC Champions in Shanghai previous year.
Because he went to his home in Sendai, Japan, (Matsuyama also has a home near Bay Hill in Orlando, Florida) last week, he arrived in Akron with modest expectations. Jose Maria Olazabal in 1990 and Sergio Garcia in 2014 were the other players to do it. Matsuyama knew from his experience playing with Woods in 2013 what it would take.
The 25-year-old finished at 16-under 264 and will be one of the favourites to take out the final major of the year - the PGA Championship which begins at Quail Hollow this Friday.
Matsuyama and Dustin Johnson have combined to win the last five World Golf Championships.
"Seconds are great, don't get me wrong, but when you look back on the end of your career, you don't look at how many second place finishes".
He is ranked third in the world and will be among the favorites to win the PGA Championship this week at Quail Hollow - where he would become the first Japanese player to win a men's major title. "If I can sharpen that up and be really good with that part of my game I feel like I have a really good chance".
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Hoffman's shot bounded just over the green, and while he failed to convert the birdie chance he still stood by the decision after a 4-under 66 left him alone in third place, six shots behind Matsuyama. "Hopefully someday it will happen".
"I did not hit it good on the range", said Matusyama, thus deporting the old view that "practice makes ideal". He has now won five times on the PGA Tour and six of his past 20 worldwide starts. I felt calm, peaceful, didn't try to get too high or too low. But I think this week especially, the mental aspect of the game played a big part in my victory. "I expect him to be right up there next week, as well".
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And it's so big now because Japan's Isao Aoki nearly beat Jack Nicklaus, no less, in the 1980 U.S. Open and Taiwan's T.C. Chen contended in the 1985 Open until acquiring his unfortunate nickname, "Two Chip", on one swing. "But that's not to say that I don't have confidence".
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