Delivering a Better Tomorrow HIDEKI MATSUYAMA x NOMURA

As a global investment bank,
Nomura is committed to helping create
economic growth and social value.
Nomura has a longstanding culture of
taking on challenges and driving change
to deliver a better future.
This commitment to constantly evolve
also drives Hideki Matsuyama's determination
to overcome obstacles and reach new heights.
Nomura will continue to support Mr. Matsuyama
as he takes on new challenges and
strives for greater success.


Hideki Matsuyama

February 25, 1992
Ehime, Japan
Tohoku Fukushi University
Turned Pro: 
8 wins in Japan Golf Tour, 8 wins in PGA Tour

Matsuyama is the first Japanese amateur to qualify for the 2011 Masters Tournament. He 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 an eight-time PGA Tour winner. In 2021, he became the first player from Asia to win the Masters Tournament.


World Rank:21

March 26, 2023
  • 2022
    Won the Sony Open in Hawaii
  • 2021
    Won the ZOZO Championship
    Second in the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational
    Won the Masters Tournament
  • 2020
    Third in the BMW Championship
  • 2019
    Second in the ZOZO Championship
    Third in the BMW Championship
  • 2018
    Fourth in the TOUR Championship
    Fourth in the Dell Technologies Championship
  • 2017
    Fifth in the PGA Championship
    Won the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational
    Second in the U.S. Open
    Won the Waste Management Phoenix Open
  • 2016
    Won the Hero World Challenge
    Won the HSBC Champions
    Fifth in the TOUR Championship
    Won the Mitsui Sumitomo VISA Taiheiyo Masters
    Won the Japan Open
    Won the Waste Management Phoenix Open
  • 2015
    Fifth in the Masters Tournament
  • 2014
    Won the Dunlop Phoenix Tournament
    Earned first PGA Tour win at the 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 Masters Tournament