Matt Kuchar - Profile

Matt Kuchar: Knocking on the door in the majors

Matt Kuchar: Knocking on the door in the majors

Ultra-consistent in the majors in recent years but has still to make the big breakthrough.

* Won US Amateur in 1997. Finished as low amateur in both 1998 Masters (T21st) and 1998 US Open (T14th).

* 7 PGA Tour wins: 2002 Honda Classic, 2009 Turning Stone Resort Championship, 2010 The Barclays, 2011 Players Championship, 2013 WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, 2013 Memorial Tournament, 2014 RBC Heritage.

* Won 2011 PGA Tour Money List with $4,910,477.

* End of year world ranking over last five years - 2007: 202, 2008: 135th, 2009: 61st, 2010: 13th, 2011: 11th, 2012: 21st, 2013: 7th. Peak ranking 4th in June 2013. Has spent nearly 100 weeks in the world's top 10.

* Played in two Ryder Cups (2010, 2012). On losing team both times but has winning record of 0.57 (4pts from 7 matches).

* Only outside the top 30 in two of last 19 majors. 2014: 5th at Masters, 12th at US Open.

* Best US PGA finish: 10th in 2010.

Player Details

  • Nationality: United States
  • Date Of Birth: 21/06/1978
  • Birth Place: Winter Park, Florida
  • Height: 6ft 4
Recent Stroke Play Results
Date Tournament Pos Score Total To Par
2014 Hero World Challenge T8 69+70+70+70 279 -9
2014 The McGladrey Classic T22 67+70+68+68 273 -7
2014 Open T21 71+68+66+76 281 -7
2014 Ryder Cup T9 - - -
2014 The Tour Championship (US) 13 68+71+69+70 278 -10
2014 BMW Championship (US Tour) T46 71+73+70+69 283 -5
Grand Slam History
US Masters T5T8T3T27T24--
US Open T12T28T27T14T6-T48
The Open Championship T53T15T9-T27--
US PGA Championship -T22-T19T10--

Matt Kuchar News

Matt Kuchar: A late withdrawal from US PGA Championship

Kuchar forced to withdraw

Matt Kuchar was a late withdrawal from the US PGA Championship after suffering back spasms ahead of the first round.

Luke Donald: Has reached three-under for the tournament

Donald on song in Heritage

K.J. Choi hit the front on day two of the RBC Heritage in South Carolina and Luke Donald also shot a fine second round.

Matt Kuchar: One shot clear with three holes of his second round remaining.

Kuchar in front at Colonial

Matt Kuchar holds a one-shot lead at the end of day two of the rain-hit Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial.


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