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
2017 The 146th Open 2 65+71+66+69 271 -9
2017 Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open T4 68+70+73+69 280 -8
2017 US Open T16 74+71+70+68 283 -5
2017 the Memorial Tournament T4 69+70+67+73 279 -9
2017 Dean & Deluca Invitational T12 70+72+68+67 277 -3
2017 AT&T Byron Nelson T9 66+71+67+69 273 -7
Grand Slam History
  2017201620152014201320122011
US Masters T20-T46T5T8T3T27
US Open --T12T12T28T27T14
The Open Championship --T58T53T15T9-
US PGA Championship ----T22-T19

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

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WATCH: Best of the Open Zone

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H2H: Spieth v Tiger v Nicklaus

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