Matt Kuchar

  • Kuchar shrugs off Masters letdown, grabs early Heritage lead April 18, 2014

    Matt Kuchar shrugged off his Masters near-miss last week to surge into the clubhouse lead during the opening round of the RBC Heritage in South Carolina on Thursday. Kuchar, who contended in Sunday's final round at Augusta National before slipping back into a tie for fifth, put that disappointment behind him...
  • Matt Jones' playoff chip-in wins Houston Open April 7, 2014

    Humble, (Texas): Matt Jones told his caddy he was about to make a 42-yard chip-in on the first playoff hole at the Houston Open. The Australian did just that on Sunday, earning his first PGA Tour win in spectacular fashion - and changing his immediate travel plans in the process. Jones, who...
  • Kuchar takes four-shot lead at Houston Open April 6, 2014

    Humble, (Texas): Matt Kuchar didn't have the result he had hoped for while playing in the final pairing at last week's Texas Open. The six-time PGA Tour winner, who closed with a final-round 75 on his way to a fourth-place finish last week, will have the opportunity to show what he...
  • Australian Bowditch leads by three shots at Texas Open March 30, 2014

    Australian Steven Bowditch chipped in at the first two holes on his way to a three-shot lead after the third round at the $6.2 million Texas Open on Saturday. Boosted by the hot start, Bowditch continued to display an exquisite short game, recovering from some poor long shots to notch just...
  • Bhullar tied 13th, Scott wins back-to-back Australian Masters titles November 17, 2013

    World number two Adam Scott survived a late wobble and a charge from American Matt Kuchar to successfully defend his home Australian Masters title by two strokes on Sunday. Having taken a four-stroke lead into the final round, U.S. Masters champion Scott stumbled with a double-bogey on the par-three 14th hole...
  • Tiger Woods, Matt Kuchar keep their perfect Presidents Cup run going October 6, 2013

    Dublin: World number one Tiger Woods cannot be the easiest golfer to find a partner for but he has certainly struck up an impressive rapport with Matt Kuchar at the Presidents Cup. The pair have won all three of their matches so far, making them the only unbeaten pairing this week,...
  • Woods paired with Kuchar for opening Cup fourballs October 3, 2013

    Dublin: Tiger Woods will link up with his 19th different partner in team play for the United States after being paired with Matt Kuchar for Thursday's opening fourballs at the Presidents Cup. World number one Woods and Kuchar will take on the long-hitting Internationals combination of Argentina's Angel Cabrera and Australian...
  • Tiger Woods and Henrik Stenson nominated for Player of Year award September 24, 2013

    Tiger Woods, Adam Scott and Henrik Stenson are among the five nominees for the PGA Tour's Player of the Year, the tour said on Monday. British Opener winner Phil Mickelson and fellow American Matt Kuchar, who finished third on the money list, have also been nominated for the honour, known...
  • Woodland, Kuchar tied for lead at The Barclays August 25, 2013

    Jersey City: Matt Kuchar and Gary Woodland began their week at The Barclays by going to Citi Field and getting a tour of the clubhouse, where Kuchar noticed an indoor batting cage and asked if they could try it out. He stood behind the net and threw to Woodland, a...
  • Kuchar ends second round with two-shot lead August 24, 2013

    Jersey City, New Jersey: Matt Kuchar completed a round of six-under-par 65 early on Saturday morning to claim a two-stroke lead after 36 holes of The Barclays, the opening event of the FedExCup playoffs. Kuchar was at 11-under-par 131 with 2012 US Open champion Webb Simpson and long-hitting Gary Woodland tied...
  • Brendan Steele leads Canadian Open July 26, 2013

    Oakville: Brendan Steele fired a 7-under 65 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead at the Canadian Open, starting his round with birdies on five of his first seven holes at Glen Abbey. The 30-year-old Steele, winless on the PGA Tour, had eight birdies and a bogey overall, dropping a shot...
  • Matt Kuchar holds on to win Memorial June 3, 2013

    Dublin: Most of the perks from winning the Memorial were evident to Matt Kuchar soon after his 20-foot birdie putt tumbled into the final hole on Sunday. He looked just beyond the 18th green to where 3-year-old son Carson was giving a high-five to tournament host Jack Nicklaus. He had the...
  • Matt Kuchar stays in lead at Colonial on a busy Saturday May 26, 2013

    Fort Worth, Texas: Matt Kuchar finished a long Saturday at Colonial exhausted and still a stroke in front. "This morning feels like a day ago," Kuchar said. "It's hard to believe it's the same day." After making a 12-feet birdie putt at the par-3 16th hole, the same place where his...
  • Kuchar downs Mahan to win WGC Match Play crown February 25, 2013

    Marana: Matt Kuchar derailed Hunter Mahan's bid to win back-to-back titles at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship with a 2&1 victory over his fellow American in the final on a wind-buffeted Sunday. Four up after nine holes on a chilly, sun-splashed afternoon at Dove Mountain, Kuchar fended off a Mahan...
  • Refreshed Kuchar takes lead at Riviera February 15, 2013

    Los Angeles: Coming off a three-week break, Matt Kuchar might not remember golf feeling this easy. He opened with three straight birdies, all of the putts inside 3 feet. He made back-to-back birdies late in his first round at Riviera. He made seven birdies, the longest putt from 8 feet, on...