Matt Kuchar’s stunning hole-out on No. 18 from the sand lifted him to a one-shot victory over Luke Donald. He collected his seventh career PGA Tour victory and $1.044 million in prize money.
Kuchar made a clutch 5-foot, par-saving putt on the 17th hole and then closed out a two-stroke win by holing a 20-foot birdie putt on the final hole Sunday.
Matt Kuchar’s victory Sunday at The Players Championship moved him up 11 to fifth in this week’s world golf rankings.
If Matt Kuchar is still trying to erase his agony at Augusta, this could be the perfect week for it.
After years of consistent play and only won a few times on the PGA Tour, Matt Kuchar has put himself in a position to win the $10 million FedEx Cup bonus despite not winning a tournament in the playoffs.
A couple of players to keep your eyes on as we proceed deeper into the FedEx Cup playoffs are, Steve Strickers, Keegan Bradley and Matt Kuchar.
Matt Kuchar always seems to be in contention these last couple years. And he did it again, tying for second at The Memorial Tournament in Dublin, OH this past weekend.