Japanese golf champion – level 1

19-04-2021 15:00

Hideki Matsuyama comes from Japan. He is 29 years old. He is a golf player. He starts to play golf when he is only four years old.

Matsuyama is very good at golf. He wins many championships. He is an amateur. It means that playing golf is not his job. He plays golf for fun.

An earthquake hits Japan in 2011. Matsuyama can play his first Masters championship. He does not want to play. He decides to play because he wants to make Japanese people happy. Matsuyama becomes a professional golf player in 2013.

Now, Matsuyama makes Japanese people happy again. He becomes a golf champion. He is the first Japanese and Asian man in history who wins the Masters championship.

Difficult words: championship (an event for the best players or teams in a sport), professional (when you do something as a job), champion (the best player or team in a sport).

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