30 Nov '16, 1am

Hideki Matsuyama is arguably the hottest player heading into the Hero World Challenge:

It's understandable that Tiger Woods' return to golf after 15 months away has drawn most of all of the attention heading into this week's Hero World Challenge. There's even been a lot of chatter about how big of a jump the Big Cat can make in the Official World Golf Ranking . But no one seems to be talking about the man who will try to continue his march toward the top of that list this week in the Bahamas. That would be Hideki Matsuyama, who is the hottest player in the world right now. And it's not even close. When the Japanese star tees it up at Albany Golf Club on Thursday (He tees off 20 minutes after the noon pairing of Woods and Patrick Reed ), he'll be attempting to win for the fourth time in five individual starts. RELATED: Bracing for Tiger's return, and what we're not thankful for (yet) Matsuyama's torrid stretch began in October with a three-shot victory at the...

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