Hideki Matsuyama wins Memorial Tournament

Hideki Matsuyama beat America's Kevin Na in a playoff to win the Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Ohio

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Hideki Matsuyama beat America's Kevin Na in a playoff to win the Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Ohio

Japan's Hideki Matsuyama poses with Jack Nicklaus and the trophy after securing a victory at the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide Insurance at Muirfield Village Golf Club on June 1. Photography: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

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Matsuyama makes a putt to win the playoff against Kevin Na at the Memorial Tournament. Photography: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

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The Japanese golfer hits his tee shot on the 14th hole during the final round. Photography: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

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Hideki Matsuyama holds the trophy after winning the Memorial Tournament. Photography: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

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Matsuyama hits his tee shot on the first hole during the final round. Photography: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images

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Matsuyama lines up a putt during a playoff with Kevin Na. Photography: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

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Matsuyama celebrates with his caddie after winning the Memorial Tournament on June 1, 2014 in Dublin, Ohio. Photography: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

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