Player Profile – Matt Kuchar
This is the player profile of the professional golfer from the United States of America, Matt Kuchar.
Basic Details about Matt Kuchar
Full Name: Matthew Gregory Kuchar
Nick Name: Kuch
Date of Birth: 21st June, 1978
Place of Birth: Winter Park, Florida
Height: 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Nationality: United States of America
Residence: Sea Island, Georgia, United States
Professional Career Details about Matt Kuchar
Turned Pro: in 2000
Tour Plays: PGA Tour
Best Performances by Matt Kuchar in Golf Majors
The Masters Tournament: T3 – 2012
US Open: T6 in 2010
The Open Championship: T9 – 2012
The PGA Championship: T10 – 2010
Other Achievements and Awards won by Matt Kuchar
PGA Tour Leading Money Winner – 2010
Vardon Trophy – 2010
Byron Nelson Award – 2010
Early and Personal Life of Matt Kuchar
Matt Kuchar went to the Seminole High School in Sanford in 1996. He then attended the Georgia Tech in Atlanta and this is where he became the two-time first-team All-American on the Yellow Jacket’s golf team. He even lost to the great Tiger Woods in the 1996 US Amateur Championship of Golf but he won the title in 1997 and that was his last amateur title before he turned pro in 2000. Matt Kuchar has also won Haskins Award in 1998 as a top collegiate golfer and also won both the Masters and the US Open as an armature. Kuchar married to Sybi Parker who was a tennis player at Georgia Park and they are living in Simons Island in Georgia. The couple is blessed with two sons, Cameron and Carson.
Professional Career of Matt Kuchar
The first ever PGA Tour win came to Matt Kuchar in the year 2002 when he won’t the Honda Classic. He went down to as low as 159th on the money list and that cost him losing his PGA Card. He failed to get the card back in the qualifying school and had to play the Nationwide Tour and earned his PGA Tour Card back in 2007.
Matt Kuchar won his second PGA Tour tournament in 2009 with Turning Stone Resort Championship. In 2010 he became the part of the USA Ryder Cup team and won the Barclays Tournament and then Vardon Trophy and Byron Nelson Award same year. He also won the Arnold Palmer Award during the same year as well.
Matt Kuchar has not won any Majors till now but still, he has been one of the best golfers around.