Japanese golf champion – level 2

19-04-2021 15:00

Hideki Matsuyama was born in 1992. His father introduced him to golf when Matsuyama was only four years old. Matsuyama was very talented, and he won many golf championships. He was not a professional golf player until 2013.

In March 2011, an earthquake and tsunami destroyed a big part of Japan, Matsuyama´s home. In the same year, Matsuyama had his first chance to play the Masters Tournament. He did not want to take part, but in the end, he decided that he would play. He wanted to make Japanese people happy again.

In April 2021, he made Japanese people even happier when he won the Masters for the first time. He became the first Japanese man and the first Asian man in history to win. He won only by one shot over Will Zalatoris from the US.

Difficult words: introduce (to show somebody something that he did not know before), championship (a competition to find the best player or team in a sport), professional (when you do something as a job).

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