Matsuyama is currently a major contender in the United States PGA Tour. He is the first Asian golfer to win a World Golf Championships event and is a three-time PGA Tour winner.
In December 2016, he became the first Japanese to win the Hero World Challenge among eighteen of the world’s top golfers. As from December 11th, 2016, Matsuyama is ranked sixth in the Official World Golf Ranking.
1st August, 2016/Japan
Tokyo 2020 welcomes Daiwa House Industry as a Tokyo 2020 Official Partner
The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee has welcomed Daiwa House Industry Co., Ltd. (Daiwa House Industry) as a Tokyo 2020 Official Partner, the second domestic tier of the Tokyo 2020 Sponsorship Programme.
The company has been attributed the category Construction and Residential Development. Its addition brings the total number of Tokyo 2020 domestic partners to forty, including twenty-five Official Partners.
Tokyo 2020 President Yoshiro Mori welcomed the new appointment: "Since the company's founding in 1955, Daiwa House Industry has pioneered the industrialisation of residential housing, and has an outstanding record of achievement in construction, real estate and several other fields. I am therefore delighted that Daiwa House Industry will be joining us in our efforts to deliver a successful Tokyo 2020 Games".