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: USA
  • 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
2018 Fort Worth Invitational T54 67+73 140 0
2018 AT&T Byron Nelson CUT 72+69 141 -1
2018 The Players Championship T17 66+71+71+70 278 -10
2018 Zurich Classic of New Orleans T28 68+67+68+74 277 -11
2018 Valero Texas Open T51 71+72+73+72 288 0
2018 RBC Heritage T23 66+70+69+73 278 -6
Grand Slam History
  2018201720162015201420132012
US Masters T58T20T24T46T5T8T3
US Open ---T12T12T28T27
The Open Championship ---T58T53T15T9
US PGA Championship -----T22-

Matt Kuchar News

Matt Kuchar at his press conference ahead of the Scottish Open

Kuchar defends McIlroy

Matt Kuchar believes golfers cannot live life in a bubble to try to avoid the kind of injury which has sidelined Rory McIlroy.

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.

Features

WATCH: Scholes holes a cracker

WATCH: Scholes holes a cracker

Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes displayed his golfing skills at Wentworth by holing a cracking bunker shot.

BMW PGA: Wentworth contenders

BMW PGA: Wentworth contenders

Unsure who to back for victory at the BMW PGA Championship? Ben Coley takes a look at some of the Wentworth contenders.

LISTEN: BMW PGA preview podcast

LISTEN: BMW PGA preview podcast

Wayne Riley and Richard Boxall guest in a special preview podcast ahead of the BMW PGA Championship.