What’s your understanding of golfing? How good are you in golfing and can you make it a source of income given a chance? I don’t know what your answer would be, but if Matt Kuchar was asked the same question many years ago, golfing was his pride and hobby. Today, we are learning about him because of his prowess in golfing. Below is the net worth of Matt Kuchar in 2018.
Early Life & Biography
Matt Kuchar was born Matthew Gregory Kuchar in 21st June 1978 in Winter Park, Florida. Kuchar was born to an Ukrainian family and attended Seminole High School in Sanford and graduated in 1996. He later joined Georgia Tech located in Atlanta and was the first Ukrainian in an All-American team known as Yellow Jackets’ golf team. Matt however lost narrowly in the semi-finals to United States Amateur championship known as Tiger Woods in 1996. However, in 1997, he managed to win this title.
In 1998, Matt received the Haskins Award where he was titled ‘The Nation’s Top Collegiate Golfer’. He as well managed to become a low amateur at both the U.S Open and The Masters. In 2000, he earned his bachelor’s degree in management and turned a pro the same year.
Matt Kuchar is a married man with two sons. He is married to Sybi Parker who is a former Tennis player at Georgia Tech. The two live in St. Simons Island in Georgia. Their two sons are known as Carson Wright and Cameron Cole. He is a devoted Christian and a member of Republican Party.
Career, Awards & Nominations
Kuchar became a professional golfer in November 2000. His first win was in 2002 on the PGA Tour at the Honda Classic. He was however not lucky enough as he lost his tour card in 2005, however, he never gave up and was able to earn it back in 2007 and 2008. This saw him take a new step in his golfing career as a professional golfer.
From 2009 Matt has been able to win several PGA Tour wins one of them being the Fall Series which he won in 2009. This was his second win and since then, he was able to win many more championships which include; Tournament of Champions on Maui, WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, Memorial Tournament among many others.
Matt has been able to earn a number of awards and nominations during his career and some them include: Vardon Trophy, Arnold Palmer Award, Byron Nelson Award and U.S Amateur Awards among many others.
Net Worth & Earnings
Matt Kuchar is among the highest paid professional golfer in America. He has an estimated net worth of $30 million which he has earned solely from his income as a professional golfer. Matt loves what he does and is always looking for opportunities to prove his prowess in this career.
Matt Kuchar has competed against different golf champions and has lost some and won some. Some of the people he has competed against include; Sergio Gracia, Robert Garrigus, Jason Day and Tiger Woods among others. Although he had a big challenge in 2005, he never gave up, and today we read his story for being persistent in what he believed in.