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15 June 2017 National Sport


Last Updated: 15/06/17 3:56pm

Hideki Matsuyama bounces back from a bogey with a hole-out for a superb eagle from over 100 yards at the US Open

Hideki Matsuyama got off to a fantastic start at the US Open as he hit a 100-yard Eagle at the 15th, early in the first round at Erin Hills.

The Japanese golfer, who started at the 10th hole on Thursday morning in a group alongside Jon Rahm and Rickie Fowler, had hit four pars and then a disappointing bogey at the par-five 14th, before recovering brilliantly with his superb 103.5 yard effort.

He started with a 265-yard drive at the par-four hole to set himself up, before hitting his second shot long and letting it spin back into the hole.

Matsuyama is chasing a first major victory at Erin Hills after an excellent year so far that he has seen him claim two PGA titles.

Hit play on the video at the top of the page to see Hideki Matsuyama’s brilliant eagle at the 15th in the US Open at Erin Hills.


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