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Matt Kuchar Wins Against Thomas Bjorn

Matt Kuchar won against Thomas Bjorn in a one sided match. From the second hole, Kuchar started to lead.  The European, Thomas Bjorn was defeated on the 15th hole and Kutcher secured a 4&3 win. This victory was very much important for Kutcher as he lost his previous three matches.

Matt Kuchar from America is a golfer by profession. He plays on the PGA Tour. He has won the PGA tour seven times. There was a time in the 2000s when it was very hard for him to be able to continue playing on this tour on account of his poor performance but from 2008 he recovered from this position and his performance became a lot better. He has shown consistency in his performance since then. He has earned near about $15 million in prize money and from 2009 to 2012 he was in the top ten for thirty times.

Matt Kuchar is married to Sybi Parker, a former tennis player at Georgia Tech. He has two sons, Cameron Cole and Carson Wright. They live in St. Simon’s Island in Georgia.

Matt Kuchar was born in Winter Park in Florida. He graduated from the Seminole High School in Sanford in 1996. He went to Georgia Tech in Atlanta. In 1996, he narrowly lost to Tiger Woods in the US Amateur championship, the next year, he won the title. He was the recipient of the Haskins Award, America’s to Collegiate Golfer Award in 1998. At both The Masters and US Open, he was the low amateur. After he earned his bachelor’s degree in management in 2000, he became a professional Golfer. Bryce Molder, PGA Tour Professional, was one of Kuchar’s teammates at Georgia Tech’s Yellow Jackets’ Golf Team.

Kuchar’s biggest tournament win until now has been winning The Players Championship, The PGA Tour Flagship Event, in 2012.