Hideki Matsuyama makes historical past | Seen & Heard on the Genesis

Welcome to GOLF.com’s “Seen & Heard” video sequence, wherein we provide you with an inside have a look at golf’s greatest occasions by the eyes and ears of our onsite crew. On deck this week: the 2024 Genesis Invitational at Riviera Nation Membership in Los Angeles. Let’s go!

ICYMI: Inside Genesis Invitational Day 1: Tiger Woods’ new model and L.A. arrivals
ICYMI: Inside Genesis Invitational Day 2: Tiger’s new swing and Tom Kim’s suggestion
ICYMI: Inside Genesis Invitational Day 4: Tiger’s mysterious WD, Spieth’s DQ


After a wild Friday at Riviera, the weekend began with out a lot drama. With Tiger Woods gone, and different large names out of competition, it gave the GOLF.com crew an ideal alternative to kick their ft again and chill out — actually.

First, my colleague Sean Zak checked out the participant efficiency and bought a peek at how golfers handle their our bodies every week. After that, I went right down to the the caddie restoration middle, full with loads of tech to ensure the loopers keep wholesome.

Fire trucks arrived for Tiger Woods on Friday at the 2024 Genesis Invitational

Inside Genesis Invitational Day 4: Tiger’s mysterious WD and Jordan Spieth’s pricey error


Jessica Marksbury

Patrick Cantlay continued his stellar play on Saturday, posting a one-under 70 to take a one-shit lead heading into the ultimate spherical, whereas his finest buddy Xander Schauffele posted a 65 of his personal to get into the ultimate pairing.

“There’s simply gonna need to be a certain quantity of self perception that has to go in,” Schauffele stated. “If I can simply preserve doing what I’m doing and preserve some strain on Pat, or whoever is gonna be in that group, that’s a very powerful factor.”

On Sunday, the present belonged to Hideki Matsuyama. As Cantlay and Schauffele struggled within the ultimate pairing, the 2021 Masters champion made an epic Sunday cost. Matsuyama posted 9 birdies — together with an epic stretch from 15 to 17 — to put up a final-round 62 and take the title by three strokes. With the win, he grew to become the winningest Asian-born participant in PGA Tour historical past.

Try the episode of Seen and Heard under.

Zephyr Melton

Golf.com Editor

Zephyr Melton is an assistant editor for GOLF.com the place he spends his days running a blog, producing and enhancing. Previous to becoming a member of the crew at GOLF, he attended the College of Texas adopted by stops with the Texas Golf Affiliation, Workforce USA, the Inexperienced Bay Packers and the PGA Tour. He assists on all issues instruction and covers beginner and girls’s golf. He could be reached at zephyr_melton@golf.com.

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