Hideki Matsuyama is known as a golfer. He is currently one of the most talked golfers as he just won the Masters on Sunday. After his win, everyone is interested in him. People want to know about him more, including about his net worth.
Hideki Matsuyama net worth
The professional golfers who participate in tournaments can earn quite a lot. The top ones can bring about $5 to $10 million each year, while the lower ones can earn significantly less. It is said that on average, the PGA earnings are about $1 million per year, while LPGA, Euro, and the other tournaments give less. On the PGA tour only, Hideki Matsuyama has won nearly $22 million. In 2018, the net worth of him is estimated to be $20 million. He earned $2,070,000 million in prize money for being a winner in the event. However, assuming that the win could be worth $1 is a bit too much.
Hideki Matsuyama just won the Masters on Sunday. He became the first Japanese man ever to win this competition. For this event, he shot 10 under and beat Will Alatoris and Xander Schauffele to get the big major win. As the reward of the competition, he brought $2,070,000 or £1,509,838.57 home. Following his victory, it is sure that he will become more known and he will get more chances to get more endorsements.
Hideki Matsuyama winning Masters
As stated above, Hideki Matsuyama came as the winner of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club on Sunday. His win made him the first player from Japan to get a men’s major championship. The golfer finished one stroke ahead of Will Alatoris from United States after carding four birdies and five bogies for a final round score of 73.
Hideki Matsuyama started the las round 11 under part with a four stroke lead over four golfers such as Justin Rose from England, Marc Leishman from Australia, and Xander Schauffele and Zalatoris from the United States.
The victory of Hideki Matsuyama is worth praising. His win completes a two week period for the golfers from Japan at the club after the one from the same country named Tsubasa Kajitani won the Augusta National Women’s Amateur Championship on April 3, 2021. Before winning PGA Tour five times and Japan Gold Tour eight times, the 29 year old man made his Masters debut a decade ago as an amateur golfer. He came last in the tournament with the low score.
A few other things about Hideki Matsuyama
Hideki Matsuyama details:
- Full Name: Hideki Matsuyama
- Nickname: The Mysterious Matsuyama
- Birth Date: February 25, 1992
- Birth Place: Matsuyama, Ehime, Japan
- Age: 28 years old
- Zodiac Sign: Pisces
- Nationality: Japanese
- Race/Ethnicity: Asian)
- Residence: Kochi, Ehime
- School/College/University: Tohoku Fukushi University
- Religion: Christianity
- Height: 180 cm
- Weight: 90 kg
- Profession: Professional golfer
- Debut Date: April 2013
- Highest Ranking, #2
- Wins: 5 PGA Tour, 2 European Tour, 8 Japan Golf Tour, 1 other tour.
The Masters winner named Hideki Matsuyama was born in Matsuyama, Ehime, Japan 28 years ago. He knew gold since he was four years old. The golfer became a winner of the 2010 Asian Amateur Championship, the one that brought him to be the first Japanese amateur to join the Masters Tournament in 2011. He also won the Japan Collegiate Championship in both 2011 and the year after and topped the World Amateur Gold rankings. In 2013, he started his life as a pro golf player and he played on the Japan Golf Tour and PGA Tour. At these events, he earned a total of 13 wins. The man come fifth at the Master Tournament in 2015 and being the fourth one at the 2016 PGA Championship. Aside from that, he tied for 6th at the 2013 The Open Championship and was at 10th at the 2013 U.S. Open.
Furthermore, Hideki Matsuyama was leading money winner in the 2013 Japan Golf Tour. The player won the Memorial Tournament in 2014 PGA Tour, the Waste Management Phoenix Open in 2016 and the year after that, and WGC-HSBC Champions event in 2016. In addition to these, he was also the representative of Japan in the international competition.
Top 10 richest golfers in the world
Hideki Matsuyama is obviously not the richest golfers in the world. The list of the richest golfers in the world is dominated by the legends. Here is the full list along with their net worth.
- Tiger Woods ($900 million)
- Arnold Palmer ($700 million)
- Greg Norman ($500 million)
- Phil Mickelson ($400 million)
- Jack Nicklaus ($320 million)
- Gary Player ($250 million)
- Fred Couples ($150 million)
- Jordan Spieth ($130 million)
- Rory McIlroy ($110 million)
- Ernie Els ($85 million)
The list above is based on the net worth, incomes, and popularity. As expected by everyone, Tiger Wood comes first. He is undoubtedly the most golf player in the world. When one thinks of golf and golfer, their mind would automatically think of this player. Due to his achievements and his popularity, he is known to be the money machine with the net worth of $900 million dollars. From the 80 PGA Tours and 14 major wins only, you can calculate how much he has earned. It does not stop here. In addition to these, he has tons of endorsement deals and sponsorships that almost 20% of his net worth. He is totally the richest one right now.
Behind Tigre Wood, there is Arnold Palmer. Just like Wood, he is also popular as the pro American golf player and is one of the greatest ones of all time. He is a winner of PGA Tours as well as the Masters Tournament winners. Apart from that, he ahs also won tons of awards. He has a company named Arnold Palmer Enterprises. His company is the one that deals with the licensing, endorsements, spokesman association and commercial partnerships of all the things. Despite being one of the sport icons who is looked up by the others, he remains humble.