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Hideki Matsuyama

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Arnold Palmer Invitational (2018)
#11. Matsuyama should fit this track very well, but he only has one top-20 appearance in three tries. Couple that with the fact that he's returning afte... Read More
Waste Management Phoenix Open (2018)
#1. There's no denying Matsuyama's course history here. He's finished 1st, 1st, 2nd, and 4th in four appearances, and shows no signs of slowing down. H... Read More
Farmers Insurance Open (2018)
#7. Hideki's course history is troubling, but I can't overlook that recent form. He's finished 5th, 5th, and 4th in his last three worldwide starts, an... Read More
Tour Championship (2017)
#17. Not only has Matsuyama been in horrible form this postseason, including a MC, but he's still tinkering with putters. He was spotted (again) with 4-... Read More
EMC Championship (2017)
#6. Although Matsuyama doesn't have great course history here, he's improved his finish every time he's played. With a 15th last season, he should be p... Read More
The Northern Trust (2017)
#5. Matsuyama keeps contending in majors, but can't seem to put it all together. We know he can win in elite fields, as he's won two WGC events this se... Read More
PGA Championship (2017)
#2. What a performance by Matsuyama last weekend, shooting 61 on Sunday to blow away the field at Firestone. It was his second WGC win this season, and... Read More
WGC-Bridgestone Invitational (2017)
#7. It's been a very up-and-down season for Matsuyama, but he seems to be back to playing his best golf. He's one of the best ball-strikers on Tour, bu... Read More
The Open Championship�(British Open) (2017)
#10. Matsuyama is going to win a major or two in his career, and I think an Open Championship is his best hope. Links golf tends to level the playing fi... Read More
U.S. Open (2017)
#10. It's been a strange couple of months for Matsuyama, who seems to be spinning his wheels without much success. He's still making cuts, but he's fini... Read More
The Memorial Tournament (2017)
#3. It's tough to gauge ownership on these studs this week, since most of the public seems to be playing Dustin Johnson and Jon Rahm. Hideki has strugg... Read More
The Players Championship (2017)
#7. Hideki isn't much of a darkhorse, but I feel like he's going way overlooked this week. He's got the game to win an event like this, and his game sh... Read More
Masters Tournament (2017)
#9. Surprisingly, nobody is talking about Hideki leading into the Masters. He started this season on fire, winning the HSBC Champions, the Hero World C... Read More
Arnold Palmer Invitational (2017)
#3. It seems like people are forgetting about Matsuyama, who should be a perfect fit for Bay Hill on paper. He's finished 6th and 21st<... Read More
WGC-Mexico Championship (2017)
#12. Hideki's MC at Riviera was pretty predictable, since he was on the wrong side of the weather draw. He could bounce back this week, and I think he's... Read More
Genesis Open (2017)
#5. Hideki has finished 11th, 4th, and 23rd here in three appearances, so needless to say he loves this track. He's be... Read More
Waste Management Phoenix Open (2017)
#1. The home of Hideki. He's finished first, second, and fourth here, and is now playing the best golf of his life. Although he had a couple mediocre w... Read More
Farmers Insurance Open (2017)
#3. Matsuyama comes back to Torrey Pines where he's missed his last two cuts, so we have a similar situation that we had at the Sony Open. Great form, ... Read More
Sony Open in Hawaii (2017)
#4. Form vs. Course History. Matsuyama is by far the hottest player in the world right now, but he's coming to a course where he's missed three of four... Read More
Tournament of Champions (2017)
#1. Ride the hot hand. Matsuyama has four worldwide victories over the past couple of months, including the recent Hero Challenge (his last five finish... Read More
WGC-HSBC Champions (2017)
#4. Finally cracked the top-10 in the world rankings, which was much overdue. Hideki contended last weekend after winning in Japan the previous week, s... Read More
CIMB Classic (2017)
#2. Unlike Scott, Matsuyama did play well in Japan last week, earning the victory. He's an elite ball-striker (finished 3rd in the SG:Approa... Read More
TOUR Champ (2016)
#4. There’s no concern about Hideki making the cut this week and he actually lines up nicely for the week as he’s fourth in the model for this week (4th i... Read More
BMW Champ (2016)
#15. So, what to do with Hideki. On the one hand he has three top 15s in his last four events. On the other hand, he's missed four of his last eight cuts o... Read More
Deutsche Champ (2016)
#26. Matsuyama debuted at the DBC two years ago and finished T57. He improved to T25 last year so he's moving in the right direction. The Japanese pro sits... Read More
Barclays (2016)
#8. Back to back top five finishes, eh? Let’s not forget that he had missed three of four cuts prior to the back to back top fives. So, the volatility of ... Read More
Wyndham Champ (2016)
#15. The young Japanese superstar has battled some injuries this year, but his profile still lines up nicely for this course (fifth in SG:T2G, 144th in SG:... Read More
PGA Champ (2016)
#16. Hideki has simply been pretty terrible since May. That being said, he is still an elite talent, and I expect him to regress back to his normal superb ... Read More
The Open Champ (2016)
#12. Hideki is coming into this week with some questionable form but much like Fowler, we know what he is capable of doing in major tournaments. He is rank... Read More
World Golf Championships- Bridgestone Invitational (2016)
#11. The young Japanese superstar has one top 15 in his three starts at Bridgestone. However, he’s missed back to back cuts on Tour after putting together ... Read More
US Open (2016)
#15. Matsyuama’s missed cut at the Memorial will probably trim his ownership here by a few percentage points. That missed cut ended a run of four straight ... Read More
Memorial Tourn (2016)
#1. Two top 5 finishes in his only two trips to Muirfield means we have to pay attention. Hideki has finished in the top 11 in his last four stroke play e... Read More
#3. Hideki is two for two in cuts made (T23 and T17 last year) at TPC Sawgrass. Is this the year he makes the leap into the top 10? The form looks to be ... Read More
Wells Fargo (2016)
#9. Back on Tour after his T7 at the Masters, Matsuyama carries his first place standing in P5SE550-600 with him. The rest of his profile is middling and ... Read More
The Masters (2016)
#19. It’s a flip of a coin for me on Hideki this week. The Japanese youngster is one of the more exciting players on Tour. He’s won this year (at the WMO) ... Read More
Arnold Palmer Invitational (2016)
#22. Hideki’s putting is a disaster currently and he’s playing poorly from the key distance we are looking at this week (Eff200). He also withdrew from the... Read More
Northern Trust Open (2016)
#3. Hideki won the WMPO two weeks ago and took last week off so he should be well rested. He’s teed it up at the NTO twice and finished T23 and T4 (last y... Read More
Waste Management Phoenix Open (2016)
#2. I know you may not follow me on this pick and I understand. He didn't look good last week. But, something about this course always works for Hideki. H... Read More
Farmers Insurance Open (2016)
#18. Hideki debuted here two years ago with a T16. He followed that up with a missed cut last year. The last we saw Hideki on the PGA Tour he was withdrawi... Read More
THE TOUR Champ (2015)
#9. Matsuyama's profile works well here (fifth in P4:BB, 20th in GIR, sixth in SG:T2G), but we seem to say that every week. His only trip to East Lake was... Read More
BMW Champ (2015)
#8. Hideki has bounced back from a missed cut at the Wyndham to make the cut at the first two FedEx stops – both in the top 25. Could he be angling for a ... Read More
Deutsche Bank (2015)
#10. Is Hideki back? I think he might be. He birdied his way around the Barclays last week and that's what we need this week. Birdie. And eagles. Matsuyama... Read More
Wyndham Champ (2015)
#6. So, Hideki is the most expensive player on DraftKings along with Adam Scott, but I might be more inclined to play him more so than Scott. His profile ... Read More
PGA Champ (2015)
#16. Matsuyama is a premium player who is priced below the average golfer this week. He hasn’t missed a cut since early February at the Farmers. He put up ... Read More
World Golf Championships - Bridgestone Invitational (2015)
#3. It is no secret that Matsuyama is one of my favorite golfers on Tour. But how can you not love his game?! He is 1st in SG:T2G, 2nd in Par 4 Scoring Av... Read More
British Open (2015)
#8. Matsuyama is a premium player who isn't often mentioned with his fellow stars. He’s 33rd in driving distance and second in SG: T2G. His putting stats ... Read More
US Open (2015)
#1. Matsuyama is a premium player with just about as much upside as any player in the field. He’s third in total driving, seventh in scrambling though a q... Read More
Memorial Tourn (2015)
#1. I generally don’t target the prior year’s champion in any tournament, but Matsuyama may be too much to pass up this week. Statistical analysis loves h... Read More
Wells Fargo (2015)
#2. Matsuyama fits the statistical profile last week and with the minor tweaks for this week, he’s back as a favorite. Even with the increase in price by ... Read More
PLAYERS Champ (2015)
#5. Matsuyama is another statistical maven and ranks the best in my own combined state of ScramblingGIR (patent pending). He is 11th in GIR and 17th in sc... Read More
Arnold Palmer Invitational (2015)
#18. Matsuyama makes his first trek to Arnold’s tournament. He missed the cut at the Farmers, but bounced back to back to back top 25 finishes. He’s curren... Read More
WGC-Cadillac (2015)
#10. He withdrew last week with a wrist injury. If you think he's healthy, play him and push him up this list. If you don't, then leave him on the bench... Read More
Northern Trust (2015)
#16. Matsuyama has one of the most well-rounded games on Tour so he should succeed here. However, he has limited experience (only last year, but a tie f... Read More
Farmers Insurance (2015)
#4. Matsuyama is getting to be nearly an automatic option each week. He’s only played here once with a tie for 16th last year being his only result. Howev... Read More
Phoenix Open (2015)
#6. He finished tied for fourth here last year in his only appearance. He made 88% of his cuts last year and is six for six so far this season with three... Read More
Sony Open (2015)
#7. Matsuyama is possibly the hottest player on tour coming off a tie for third at the Hyundai as well as two other top 10s recently at the Shriners and F... Read More
TOUR Championship (2014)
#21. Matsuyama is playing East Lake for the time. Since winning the Memorial, he's only managed one top-20 in seven starts until last week's T20 at the BMW... Read More
BMW Championship (2014)
#26. Matsuyama has only assembled two top-30 in seven starts since winning the Memorial.... Read More
Deutsche Bank Championship (2014)
#25. Matsuyama is playing TPC Boston for the first time. Since winning the Memorial he's only finished better than 30th once in six starts.... Read More
Wyndham Championship (2014)
#5. Matsuyama finished solo 15th in last year's debut at Sedgefield. Since winning the Memorial, he's only finished inside the top 35 once, a T12 at Fire... Read More
PGA Championship (2014)
#18. Matsuyama finished inside the top 20 in last year's PGA debut. After winning the Memorial, Matsuyama was mid-pack at the U.S. and British Open tournam... Read More
WGC - Bridgestone Invitational (2014)
#21. Since finishing T10 at Colonial and winning the Memorial, Matsuyama has placed outside of the Top 30 in the U.S. and British Open tournaments. In betw... Read More
The Open Championship (2014)
#20. Matsuyama finished T6 in last year's Open Championship debut. He managed a T35 earlier this season at the U.S. Open, two weeks after winning the Memor... Read More
U.S. Open Championship (2014)
#11. Matsuyama got better with each May start, going from T38 to T23 to T10 to winning the Memorial. In last year’s U.S. Open debut, the Japanese phenom ma... Read More
the Memorial Tournament (2014)
#25. Since missing two consecutive cuts, Matsuyama has converted three in a row going T38 to T32 to T10 last week at Colonial. He’ll be playing Muirfield f... Read More
Crowne Plaza Invitational (2014)
#30. Matsuyama is also playing Colonial for the first time. He made his last two cuts, placing T38 and T23.... Read More
Wells Fargo Championship (2014)
#30. Matsuyama has missed two cuts in three starts since withdrawing from the Honda Classic with a wrist injury. He's a first timer at Quail Hollow but ... Read More
RBC Heritage (2014)
#30. Matsuyama is coming off a missed cut at the Masters and playing Harbour Town for the first time. Still, the 22-year-old from Japan is more than capabl... Read More
The Masters (2014)
#26. Matsuyama finished T27 in his Masters debut back in 2011 and had a chance for a similar result the following year, but finished outside of the top 50 ... Read More
The Honda Classic (2014)
#16. Matsuyama is the lone notable first timer at the Honda. This will be his fourth stroke play event of the year. So far Matsuyama has yet to finish outs... Read More
Northern Trust Open (2014)
#10. Matsuyama, who turns 22 later this month, is playing Riviera for the first time. After some impressive results in last year’s majors, Matsuyama contin... Read More
Waste Management Phoenix Open (2014)
#16. Matsuyama is a first timer at TPC Scottsdale, but is a name you don’t want to forget. The youngster from Japan was mighty impressive last year in majo... Read More
Farmers Insurance Open (2014)
#19. The 21-year-old from Japan is playing Torrey Pines for the first time. He pulled out of the Sony Open with a wrist injury, however, so double check hi... Read More
Sony Open in Hawaii (2014)
#9. Matsuyama has missed three consecutive cuts at Waialae, but the 21-year-old scored four victories on the Japan Golf Tour in 2013. He also played se... Read More
Wyndham Championship (2013)
#6. Matsuyama has played each of the last four weeks with a T6 in the Open Championship, T16 in the Canadian Open, T21 at Firestone and T19 last week at O... Read More
PGA Championship (2013)
#18. The phenom from Japan is a first timer in the PGA Championship, but has been looking just fine all year when facing the PGA pros. He punched a T10 at ... Read More
World Golf Championships - Bridgestone Invitational (2013)
#29. Matsuyama is a 21 year old tearing up the Japan Golf Tour, but has also played well against the PGA pros finishing T6 in the Open Championship and ... Read More
RBC Canadian Open (2013)
#12. The 21-year-old Matsuyama has lit it up the Japan Golf Tour for two wins, two runner-up performances and seven top-10s in eight starts. He’s also play... Read More