Hideki Matsuyama was along for the ride four years ago when he watched Tiger Woods tear apart Firestone Country Club on his way to a 61 in the second round, which tied the South course record and sent Woods to a seven-shot victory in the Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio.
"I just couldn't believe that anyone could shoot 61 on this golf course," Matsuyama said.
He sure didn't expect that from himself Sunday, but Matsuyama, 25, wound up alongside Woods in the record book.
Matsuyama finished with three straight birdies to cap off a runaway victory with a 9-under 61, giving him his second World Golf Championship in nine months. It was the lowest final...