Team USA Profile: Matt Kuchar

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Matt Kuchar

PLAYER INFORMATION
Age: 34
Hometown: St. Simons Island, Ga.
Birthplace: Winter Park, Fla.
Birthdate: June 21, 1978
College: Georgia Institute of Technology
Turned Professional: 2000

 

RYDER CUP EXPERIENCE
Years Played: 2010
Total Matches: 4
Career Ryder Cup Record (W-L-H): 1-1-2
Singles (W-L-H): 0-1-0
Foursomes (W-L-H): 1-0-0
Fourballs (W-L-H): 0-0-2
Total Points Won: 2
Total Points Won Point %: .50

 

RYDER CUP RESULTS
2010: Celtic Manor
Europe 14 1/2, USA 13 1/2
Session 1 Fourballs: Stewart Cink/Matt Kuchar halved Rory McIlroy/Graeme McDowell
Session 2 Foursomes: Stewart Cink/Matt Kuchar (1 hole) def. Rory McIlroy/Graeme McDowell
Session 3 Fourballs: Stewart Cink/Matt Kuchar halved Eduardo Molinari/Francesco Molinari
Session 4 Singles: Matt Kuchar lost to Ian Poulter (5/4)
 

 

PLAYER NOTES
Matt Kuchar, winner of the 2012 Players Championship, is one of the most consistent players on the PGA Tour -- a player who rarely misses the cut. Overall, Kuchar has finished in the top 10 eight times in the PGA Tour in 2012 (before Ryder Cup points closed at the PGA Championship).

 

 

CAREER VICTORIES
PGA Tour: (4) 2002 The Honda Classic. 2009 Turning Stone Resort Championship. 2010 The Barclays. 2012 The Players Championship.
International: (1) 2011 Omega Mission Hills World Cup (with Gary Woodland).
Other: (2) 2006 Henrico County Open. 2011 CVS Caremark Charity Classic (with Zach Johnson).
OTHER PROFESSIONAL MATCH PLAY PERFORMANCES
WGC - Accenture Match Play Best finish: 3 - 2011
Presidents Cup Record Record: Played 5 Won 1, Lost 3, Halved 1, Points 1 1/2