What's In The Bag: Hideki Matsuyama at the Hero Challenge

By: Golfshake Editor | Mon 05 Dec 2016 | Comments


Srixon Sports Europe is celebrating yet another successful weekend for two of its brand ambassadors, Hideki Matsuyama and Harold Varner III, who secured significant titles in the Bahamas and Australia respectively. The Japanese star, in particular, continued a formidable run of form that has seen him triumph on a consistent basis in recent weeks, capping off the year with a fourth win.

Hideki Matsuyama – With this Win:

Secures an impressive fourth win in his last five individual events worldwide, with a two-shot victory over an elite field

The 24-year-old recently won the Japan Open, was second at the CIMB Classic, won the World Golf Championships – HSBC Champions and then won the Taiheiyo Masters before taking home the Hero World Challenge

He is the first Asian player to win a WGC event and he now has three official PGA TOUR wins with the 2014 Memorial Tournament and the 2016 Waste Management Phoenix Open plus this new unofficial win in Albany

His Japan Golf Tour wins now total eight, including four in one year (2013) and he has five top-10s in Majors from 17 starts.

What´s In Matsuyama´s Bag:

Ball – Srixon Z-STAR XV

Irons – Srixon Z945 (#4-PW)

Wedges – Cleveland Golf 588 RTX Precision forged (52,56,60)

Glove/Bag/Cap/Apparel – Srixon

Harold Varner III – With this Win:

A second 65 of the week secured a two shot victory and earned him his first European Tour International Schedule victory in just his fifth event

Moves to the top of the 2017 Race to Dubai Rankings

Will move to just outside the top 100 of the Official World Golf Ranking, from 184th

Is the first, first-time winner of the 2017 European Tour season

Is the first American to win the Australian PGA Championship since 1978

Is only the second American to win in the history of the Australian PGA Championship

Is the 31st different player in European Tour history to win a European Tour event via a sponsor's invite

Is the first American to win the opening event of a new European Tour season since Phil Mickelson, won the 2008 HSBC Champions

The 209th American victory in European Tour history

What´s In Varner III´s Bag:

Ball – Z-STAR XV

Irons – Srixon Z945 (#4-9)

Wedges – Cleveland Golf 588 RTX (50, 54), Cleveland Golf RTX Custom (58)

Glove/Bag/Cap – Srixon

For further information on all Srixon / Cleveland Golf products, as used by the game's best players, visit www.srixon.co.uk & www.clevelandgolf.co.uk.


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