Hideki Matsuyama Net Worth 2022, Age, Wife, Children, Height, Family, Parents, Masters

Hideki Matsuyama net worth

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Introduction

Hideki Matsuyama is a Japanese professional golfer who plays on the PGA Tour. He is the first-ever Japanese professional golfer to win a men’s major golf championship – the 2021 Masters Tournament. As of January 2022, Matsuyama has 17 worldwide wins, eight career top-10 finishes in major championships, and four Presidents Cup appearances.

Matsuyama is a two-time winner of tournaments in the World Golf Championships, two-time winner of the Waste Management Phoenix Open, eight-time Japan Golf Tour winner, and two-time winner of the Asian Amateur Championship. His eight wins on the PGA Tour make him the most successful Japanese member of the PGA Tour in history. He attained his highest rank of second in the Official World Golf Rankings for men in June 2017.

Early life

NameHideki Matsuyama
Net Worth$40 million
OccupationGolfer
Height1.85m
Age30 years
Hideki Matsuyama net worth 2022

Hideki Matsuyama was born on February 25, 1992 (age 30 years) in Matsuyama, Ehime, Japan. He was introduced to golf at the age of four, by his father. During eighth grade, he transferred to Meitoku Gijuku Junior & Senior High School in Kochi Prefecture, in search of a better golf environment.

Matsuyama studied at Tohoku Fukushi University in Sendai. He won the 2010 Asian Amateur Championship with a score of 68-69-65-67=269. This gave him the chance to compete as an amateur in the 2011 Masters Tournament, becoming the first Japanese amateur to do so. At the Masters, Matsuyama was the leading amateur and won the Silver Cup, which is presented to the lowest scoring amateur. He was the only amateur to make the cut. A week after his victory, he finished in a tie for third at the Japan Open Golf Championship which is an event on the Japan Golf Tour.

In 2011, Matsuyama won the gold medal at the 2011 World University Games. He also led the Japan team to the gold medal in the team event. In October 2011, he also successfully defended his title at the Asian Amateur Championship. In November, Matsuyama won the Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters on the Japan Golf Tour while still an amateur. In August 2012, Matsuyama reached number one in the World Amateur Golf Ranking.

Professional career

Hideki Matsuyama turned professional in April 2013 and won his second professional tournament, the 2013 Tsuruya Open on the Japan Golf Tour. Five weeks later, Matsuyama won his third title on the Japan Golf Tour at the Diamond Cup Golf tournament. Following a top 10 finish at the 2013 U.S. Open, Matsuyama entered the top 50 of the Official World Golf Ranking. He won his fourth Japan Golf Tour event in September at the Fujisankei Classic. Matsuyama would win his fifth Japan Golf Tour event in December at the Casio World Open. The win also made Matsuyama the first rookie to lead the Japan Tour’s money list.

Matsuyama qualified for the PGA Tour through non-member earnings in 2004. In just seven PGA Tour-sanctioned events, Matsuyama had six top-25 finishes, including a T-6 at the 2013 Open Championship. However, Matsuyama earned his first PGA Tour win at the 2014 Memorial Tournament, beating Kevin Na in a playoff and moving to a career-high OWGR ranking of 13th. The win was the first for a Japanese player since Ryuji Imada in 2008. In his first full season as a PGA Tour member, he finished 28th in the FedEx Cup standings.

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Hideki Matsuyama would win his sixth Japan Golf Tour event late in the 2014 season. In November, the victory came at the Dunlop Phoenix in a playoff over Hiroshi Iwata. Matsuyama finished fifth at the 2015 Masters Tournament, the best major finish of his career to that point. He finished 16th in the FedEx Cup standings. From 8–11 October, he played for the International Team in the 2015 Presidents Cup and went 2–1–1 (win-loss–half).

Matsuyama won the Waste Management Phoenix Open in a playoff with Rickie Fowler on 7 February 2016. He secured his victory on the fourth hole. The win moved him to 12th in the Official World Golf Ranking, the highest in his career. On 16 October 2016, Matsuyama captured the Japan Open by three strokes over Yuta Ikeda and Lee Kyoung-hoon. The win was Matsuyama’s first title at his country’s national open and his seventh victory in Japan. The title gives Matsuyama victories in four of the Japan Golf Tour’s five ¥200,000,000 events.

On 30 October 2016, Matsuyama followed up his Japan Open triumph by winning the WGC-HSBC Champions, colloquially known as “Asia’s Major”, in Shanghai. Matsuyama became the first Asian golfer to claim a World Golf Championship since the series was inaugurated in 1999. With the victory, Matsuyama rose to number 6 in the Official World Golf Ranking, his highest position and the second-highest ever by a Japanese player after Masashi Ozaki, who achieved a ranking of fifth.

He later moved up to fifth in the world after the Farmers Insurance Open. On 13 November 2016, Matsuyama won his second Taiheiyo Masters, following his victory as a 19-year-old amateur in 2011. He romped to a seven-shot win over South Korea’s Song Young-Han. On 4 December 2016, Matsuyama won the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas.

Although Hideki Matsuyama was the highest-ranked male Japanese golfer at the time, Matsuyama withdrew from participating in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games out of concern about the 2016 Zika virus epidemic, which caused several of the world’s top players to withdraw from the Olympic golf event.

In Matsuyama’s return to the Waste Management Phoenix Open, he again entered a playoff on Sunday to defend his title, this time against Webb Simpson. On the fourth playoff hole, Matsuyama made a birdie to win the tournament for the second time in as many years. After finishing second in the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills, while the top three players in the world at the time (Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy and Jason Day) failed to make the cut, Matsuyama reached 2nd in the Official World Golf Ranking, his highest ever, and the highest ever for a male Japanese golfer.

The 2017 season has been a breakthrough year with Hideki Matsuyama winning three Tour titles, including his first World Golf Championship, and three second-place finishes in his first 15 events, as well as winning $5,945,990, putting him second on the money list behind Dustin Johnson, before the month of July. He then won the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in August, shooting a course record-tying 61 in the final round to win by five strokes.

At the 2017 PGA Championship, Matsuyama had opening rounds of 70–64 to share the 36-hold lead, with Kevin Kisner at Quail Hollow. However, in December 2019, Matsuyama played on the International team at the 2019 Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Australia. The U.S. team won, 16–14. Matsuyama went 2–1–1 and halved his Sunday singles match against Tony Finau.

Hideki Matsuyama won the Masters Tournament on April 11, 2021, becoming both the first Japanese player and the first Asian-born player to win the tournament. He finished with an overall score of 278 (−10), one shot ahead of runner-up Will Zalatoris. At the conclusion of the tournament, Matsuyama’s caddie, Shota Hayafuji, bowed to the 18th fairway of the Augusta course as a gesture of Japanese respect.

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Matsuyama finished in a tie for 3rd place at the Olympic Games in August 2021. He lost in a 7-man playoff for the bronze medal. The following week Matsuyama was tied for the lead after 72 holes at the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational. He was beaten in the playoff when Abraham Ancer birdied the second extra hole. In October 2021, Matsuyama won the Zozo Championship at Narashino Country Club. The Zozo Championship is the only PGA Tour event held in Japan. Matsuyama won by five strokes over Cameron Tringale and Brendan Steele.

On 16 January 2022, Hideki Matsuyama won the Sony Open in Hawaii; having made up a five-shot deficit on the back nine to get into a playoff with Russell Henley, he made an eagle on the first extra hole to claim the victory. It was his eighth win on the PGA Tour, tying K. J. Choi for most tour victories by an Asian-born player.

Wife

Hideki Matsuyama is married Mei Matsuyama, they had their marriage ceremony in January 2017. His wife is a private person and they have a child together. Their daughter Kanna was born in July 2017. Matsuyama and his wife Mei live in a beautiful house in Sendai, Japan.

Hideki Matsuyama net worth

How much is Hideki Matsuyama worth? Hideki Matsuyama net worth is estimated at around $40 million. His main source of income is from his career as a professional golfer. Matsuyama successful career has earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy cars trips. He is one of the richest and most influential golfers in Japan.