AUGUSTA, Ga. / CNN — Hideki Matsuyama closed out his last two rounds strong and claimed his win at the 2021 Masters.
The Japanese golfer finished ahead of Will Zalatoris in second to claim his first major title. He shot a final round 73 to finish with a score of 10 under par, one ahead of the American runner-up.
In winning the famous golf tournament, Matsuyama became the first Japanese man to win a golf major and ended an almost four-year winless drought.
As is tradition, last year’s winner Dustin Johnson — who failed to make the cut this year after suffering his own struggles...