Driver for a better tomorrow. HIDEKI MATSUYAMA × NOMURA

As Asia’s global investment bank,
Nomura is committed to helping create sustainable
economic growth and social development.
Nomura decided to team up with
Hideki Matsuyama upon seeing
that his determination and spirit resonate
with our long-standing culture of
taking on new challenges
and driving change for a better future.
Nomura will support Mr. Matsuyama
as he continues to challenge
himself to reach new heights around the globe.

Profile

Hideki Matsuyama(age 25)

Born: 
February 25, 1992
Height: 
181.0cm
Birthplace: 
Ehime, Japan
College: 
Tohoku Fukushi University
Affiliation: 
LEXUS
Turned Pro: 
2013
Record: 
8 wins in Japan Golf Tour, 5 wins in PGA Tour

Hideki Matsuyama is a world-leading professional golfer.
Matsuyama is the first Japanese amateur to qualify for the 2011 Masters Tournament.
Matsuyama made the cut in the tournament, the only amateur to do so, and won the Silver Cup, which is presented to the lowest scoring amateur.
Matsuyama turned professional in 2013 and was the first rookie ever to lead the Japanese Tour money list.
With his sight set in the United States in 2014, Matsuyama won his first PGA event at the Memorial Tournament.
Matsuyama is the first Asian golfer to win a World Championship event and is a five-time PGA Tour winner.
In 2017, Matsuyama finished second place at the U.S. Championship and his ranking moved up to second place in the Official World Golf Ranking.

Result

World Rank:3

Updated: Sep 25, 2017
  • 2017
    Ranked fifth in the 2017 PGA Championship
    Won the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational
    Ranked second in the U.S. Open (tying the record for the best showing by a Japanese at a major)
    Won the Waste Management Phoenix Open (second straight win)
  • 2016
    Won the Hero World Challenge and HSBC Champions
    Won the Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters, Japan Open and Waste Management Phoenix Open
  • 2015
    Ranked fifth in the 2015 Masters Tournament
  • 2014
    Won the Dunlop Phoenix Tournament and earned first PGA Tour win at the 2014 Memorial Tournament
  • 2013
    Won four Japan tours and became the first rookie to lead the Japan Tour prize money list
  • 2011
    First Japanese to win the Silver Cup at the 2011 Masters Tournament

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