A mysterious woman named Mei is said to be the wife of Japanese golfer Hideki Matsuyama, who has been pretty serious at keeping his wife Mei and their new daughter away from the public eye. But who is Hideki Matsuyama’s wife, Mei? Is it Mei Ibui who caddied for him back in 2016?
Hideki Matsuyama Net Worth
Japanese PGA golfer Hideki Matsuyama’s net worth has been estimated at $25 million. 5’11 Hideki made his professional debut in 2013; that same year, he won at the Japan Gold Tour tournament the Diamond Cup Golf, just a few weeks after winning his second tournament since turning pro. If Matsuyama wins the 2021 Masters, he will go home $2,070,000 richer, and the runner-up is walking away with $1,242,000. Hideki earned $49,280 at the 2021Valero Texas Open early this month; in 2017, after winning 5 PGA tours, he earned $8.3 million; in 2015, he earned $3,758,619.
Hideki Matsuyama Career Highlights
Hideki Matsuyama was born on February 25, 1992, in Matsuyama, Ehime, in Japan. He was a kettle boy by his father who participated in the Japan Amateur Golf Championship Tournament.
When he was in the eighth grade, Hideki transferred to Meitoku Gijuku Junior & Senior High School; he subsequently attended Tohoku Fukushi University on Sendai, where he graduated in March 2014 awarded the President’s Award.
- In 2008 won the national high school golf championship and got a spot in the National Team by the Japan Golf Association.
- In 2009, won the Asian Junior Golf Team Championship and Japan Junior Golf Championship Men’s 15-17 Years Championship.
- Two years later, he won the Asian Amateur Championship and placed third at the Japan Open Golf Championship.
- In 2011, participated in the Masters, and at the Sumitomo Mitsui Visa Pacific Masters with Masahiro Kuramoto and Ryo Ishikawa, won the Japan Collegiate Championship, World University Games, Asian Amateur Championship.
- In 2012, Japan Collegiate Championship.
- In 2013, after turning pro, Hideki won the Casio World Open Golf Tournament, won the Tsuruya Open Golf Tournament, Diamond Cup Golf, Casio World Open Golf, participated in the President Cup.
- In 2014, won the Memorial Tournament.
- He finished fifth at the US Masters Tournament and 16th at the FedEx Cup.
- Won the 2016 Phoenix Open, the Japan Open Gold Championship, and the HSBC Championship.
- Finished second at the 2017 US Open, won the Bridgestone Invitation Championships.
- In 2019, participated in the Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Australia.
- Won the 2021 Masters in Augusta.
Hideki Matsuyama Endorsements.
As far as we know, Hideki Matsuyama signed a three-year deal, with 600,000,000 Yen ($5,467,393.80) with Lexus and the Toyota Motor Corporation.
Hideki Matsuyama Wife Mei
He’s really, really shy,” Eiko Oizumi, a writer and photographer for Golf Today Japan,
Hideki Matsuyama likes to keep his personal life away from the golf course, but he did say that he married his wife Mei in January 2017.
“No one really asked me if I was married, so I didn’t have to answer that question,” Matsuyama said. “But I felt that after the PGA would be a good time, because our baby is born and I thought that would be a good time to let everyone know.”
Mei gave birth to their daughter Kanna in July 2017. Although he was ecstatic about becoming a father, he told Golf Digest he kept his head in the game.
“Of course, happy about the family,” he replied. “But golf is golf. Once we get on the golf course, that’s what I’m thinking about. “
“When things get tough, I sometimes put my head down and become quiet,” Matsuyama told USA Today after the 2016 Hero World Challenge. “But Mei was always positive throughout, even the back nine, and was giving me good vibes, which really helped coming in.”