Hideki delivered a super all around performance with the winning combination being his top 10 positions in both Greens in regulation and Putts per Green hit in regulation.
His back 9 on Saturday was where he really broke away from the field as he shot a 6 under 30 coming back strongly after the hour and half rain delay to go eagle, birdie, birdie from the 15th onwards. The greens were a little softer thanks to the rain and Matsuyama took the advantage, hitting his irons close to the flags.
Eagles : 3 (8th in Rd 1; 13th in Rd 2 and 15th in Rd 3)
Birdies: 13 (T-34th)
Driving Avg. – 288.12 yards (47th)
Driving Accuracy – 64.29% (T-38th)
Putts per GIR Avg. – 1.58 (T-9th)
Greens in Regulation – 69.44% (6th)