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Matsuyama's Masters win inspires 'young golfers throughout Asia'

Golf stocks score huge gains in Japanese market after historic victory

Hideki Matsuyama has his green jacket put on by previous winner Dustin Johnson after winning the Masters golf tournament on April 11.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Hideki Matsuyama's victory at the Masters golf tournament Sunday in Georgia was a feat 85 years in the making, as he became the first man from Japan to put on the green jacket.

Matsuyama also is the first Japanese male player to capture the crown at any of the sport's four Grand Slam major tournaments.

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