Hideki Matsuyama

TOKYO: Hideki Matsuyama's historic victory at the Masters on Sunday could earn the Japanese star $600 million in endorsements, in total, over the rest of his life two separate media reports in the US indicate. 

Broken down, that would work out to $ 20 million per year in endorsements, sports marketing expert Bob Dorfman told Sportico for a story published on Monday. Forbes magazine also calculated $600 million as being Matsuyama's lifetime endorsement earnings potential.

Apr 12, 2021 17:04
AUGUSTA, Georgia: Hideki Matsuyama won the 85th edition of The Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on Sunday to become the first player from Japan to win a men’s Major championship.