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Hideki Matsuyama ties course record, wins WGC-Bridgestone
Hideki Matsuyama tied the course record with a nine-under 61 and cruised to a victory at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio.
By Michael Chwasky
Sunday, August 06, 2017

Hideki Matsuyama captured his second World Golf Championships victory on Sunday at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitation in Akron, Ohio, with a course-record-tying 61 in the final round.

Matsuyama's 16-under total gave him a five-shot margin over second-place finisher Zach Johnson and a hefty paycheck of $1.666 million. Here's a full list of gear the young Japanese superstar used to get the job done:

Driver: Callaway Great Big Bertha (9.0°) with Graphite Design Tour AD DI-8 TX shaft

Callaway Great Big Bertha


Fairway wood: TaylorMade 2017 M2 (15°) with Graphite Design DI-9 TX shaft

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Hybrid: Honma TW727 U19 (18°) with Graphite Design DI-115 Hybrid SX shaft

Irons: Srixon Z 945 (4-PW) with True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400 shafts


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Wedges: Cleveland 588 RTX 2.0 Precision Forged (52°, 56°, 60°) with True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S400 shafts

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Putter: TaylorMade TP Collection Mullen

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Ball: Srixon Z-Star XV (2017 model)

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