The entire nation is celebrating inside and out of Japan as the island nation in East Asia, located in the northwest Pacific Ocean.
Tears and cheers as victory thrills the proud people of Japan. Thrilled Japanese fans have welcomed Hideki Matsuyama's historic Masters victory with open arms as the country's prime minister hailing the win as a bright spot during the pandemic.
Hideki Matsuyama Masters Japan’s golfing to boost pre-Olympic spirits. TV commentators ‘could hardly speak’ as 29-year-old becomes first Japanese man to win a major ahead of Olympics dogged by scandal.
Matsuyama’s Masters victory makes him the tournament’s first Asian-born champion and the first Japanese man to claim one of golf’s major titles.
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