Golf: Masters, Matsuyama first Japanese to win a major – Sport

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(ANSA) – ROME, APRIL 12 – Hideki Matsuyama wins the Augusta Masters and enters the history of golf, as the first Japanese to win a major. The 29-year-old won the green jacket of the 85th edition of the US tournament yesterday, finishing at -10 on the course of the Augusta National Golf Club, in Georgia. The Japanese beat the American Will Zalatoris by one stroke and the other two Americans Xander ScHotele and Jordan Spieth for three, winning his sixth Pga Tour title. The only blue of The Masters, Francesco Molinari finished 52nd (+9) on 54 players who made it through the mid-game cut. (HANDLE).

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