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Hideki Matsuyama becomes first Asian WGC winner

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Hideki Matsayuma hit 29 birdies during the tournament in Shanghai, China



Hideki Matsuyama of Japan became the first Asian winner of a World Golf Championships event as Britain's Rory McIlroy finished fourth.

Matsuyama shot a six-under 66 in the last round of the WGC-HSBC Champions to finish seven clear of Sweden's Henrik Stenson and American Daniel Berger.

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Tiger Woods: Everything against return - Sir Nick Faldo

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Faldo presented Woods with his first Masters Green Jacket in 1997




Six-time major winner Sir Nick Faldo says "everything is stacking up against" Tiger Woods in his attempt to return to golf following injury.

American Woods, who last competed in August last year, planned to play in this week's Safeway Open, but withdrew saying his game was "too vulnerable".

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Tiger Woods pulls out of Safeway Open over 'vulnerable' game concerns

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Woods (left) was a vice-captain for the US team who regained the Ryder Cup earlier this month.




Tiger Woods has withdrawn from this week's Safeway Open, saying his game is "vulnerable".

The 14-time major champion will not take part in the event, which would have been his return to competitive action after more than a year out.

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Tiger Woods to return to action at Safeway Open after 14 months out

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Tiger Woods was one of five non-playing vice-captains for the victorious American team at last weekend's Ryder Cup




Tiger Woods will return to action for the first time since August 2015 by playing at the season-opening Safeway Open in California next week.

Fourteen-time major winner Woods, 40, has twice had back surgery since his last tournament appearance.

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