Hideki Matsuyama was "embarrassed, but grateful" by the added media attention on him in Japan since his Masters victory.
Japan's Hideki Matsuyama received the Prime Minister's Award on Friday after becoming the first person from his nation to win the prestigious Masters golf tournament.
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Gary Murphy and Rob Lee reflect on Hideki Matsuyama's 2021 Masters win at Augusta National and more in the latest Sky Sports Golf podcast.
From dominating the amateur game to celebrating success at The Masters, we look at Hideki Matsuyama's journey to becoming Japan's first male major champion.
From chip-ins and big birdies to stray shots and water troubles, the players showcased the best and worst of their talents during the opening round of The Masters.
Despite the 13th hole at Augusta National statistically ranking as one of the easiest holes at The Masters, plenty of players came unstuck on the par-five!