Hideki Matsuyama’s Win for Golf

Hideki Matsuyama’s Win for Golf April 14, 2021 It was a huge win for his country. But it was also a momentous victory for golf. At this year’s Masters, Hideki Matsuyama, thanks to rounds of 69-71-65-73, became the first Masters champion from Japan. “I’m really happy,” Matsuyama said through an interpreter. “Hopefully I’ll be a…

Lee Elder: A Man of Firsts

Lee Elder: A Man of Firsts April 2, 2021 The USGA contributed to this report   In 2019, during the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach Golf Links, the USGA honored Lee Elder with its highest honor, the Bob Jones Award. Elder was the first African-American to receive the prestigious award, which recognizes an individual who…