Hideki’s rapid rise to the top

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2010 Wins the Asian Am­a­teur Cham­pi­onship for the first time.

2011 Se­cures the Gold Medal for Ja­pan at the World Univer­sity Games. 2012 Reaches World No.1 in the off­i­cal Am­a­teur World Rank­ings. 2013 Turns pro­fes­sional and en­ters World Top-50 in same year. 2014 Se­cures PGA Tour Card and wins Me­mo­rial Tour­na­ment. 2015 Fin­ishes 5th at Mas­ters and 16th in FedEx Cup stand­ings.

2016 Wins five times, in­clud­ing WGC-HSBC Cham­pi­ons.

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