Keita Nakajima of Japan crosses the Hogan Bridge at No. 12 during the second round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club, Friday, April 8, 2022.

Keita Nakajima makes debut at the Masters

The No. 1-ranked amateur in the world earned his first Masters invitation with a playoff victory in the 2021 Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (AAC) in Dubai five months earlier, following in the footsteps of 2018 AAC champion Takumi Kanaya and two-time AAC and 2021 Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama as male Japanese golfers to earn their way…

Your 2021 Champion in Photos

Keita Nakajima Wins Asia-Pacific Amateur

Nakajima Wins AAC | Final Round Highlights

Keita Nakajima became the third player from Japan to win the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (AAC), defeating Hong Kong’s Taichi Kho on the second hole of a thrilling playoff on Saturday at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club. The No. 1 player in the World Amateur Golf Ranking ® (WAGR®) shot a three-under-par 68 in the…

Nakajima’s Winning Round in 60 Seconds

Best Photos from Saturday Morning

Round Three Interviews

We caught up with the leading players after the third round of the 2021 Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship at Dubai Creek. Japan’s Keita Nakajima made a critical par save after taking a penalty drop on the closing hole to take a one-stroke lead after the third round of the 12th Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (AAC) on Friday…

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The Impact of the Asia-Pacific Amateur

Nakajima Leads the Pack | R3 in 60

Japan’s Keita Nakajima made a critical par save after taking a penalty drop on the closing hole to take a one-stroke lead after the third round of the 12th Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (AAC) on Friday at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club. The No. 1 player in the World Amateur Golf Ranking ® (WAGR ®)…

Battle on the Creek | 2021 AAC

Nakajima Proves His Worth | Round Two Highlights

Best Images from Round Three

World Number One Holds One Shot Lead Over Defending Champion

Can the Class of 2021 Replicate Hideki’s Swing?

Jaglan follows his convictions to overcome another obstacle

Making the most out of adversity has become a life-long habit for India’s Shubham Jaglan. Why should his debut appearance at the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (AAC) be any different? The 17-year-old, a freshman at the University of South Florida this year and winner of the Junior World in San Diego, U.S. Kids Golf World Championships…

Best Images from Friday Morning

Bo Jin Takes Second Round Lead at AAC