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The burden of being Hideki Matsuyama was lifted at the Masters

He carried the pressure he put on himself. The hopes of a nation waiting for a man to win one of golf's majors. And now, at last, they all have what they've always wanted.

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Matsuyama celebrates his Masters victory after sinking putt on 18

Hideki Matsuyama taps in a putt, giving him his first major championship at Augusta.

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Matsuyama gets his green jacket after historic Masters win

Hideki Matsuyama caps his 2021 Masters victory by receiving his green jacket from Dustin Johnson.

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Matsuyama hopes Japan was happy to see him win

Hideki Matsuyama discusses being the first male Japanese player to win a major championship and what his mindset was during the back nine at the Masters.

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