Remember: They're not booing, they're saying "Kooooooch."
And when they're not saying "Koooooch", they're saying "Duuuuuuuuude … you could win the U.S. Open!"
That's the takeaway from Matt (The Grinning American) Kuchar's two-shot win over Rickie Fowler, Ben Curtis, Zach Johnson and Martin Laird at The Players Championship on Sunday. In the post-Tiger world where every major is won by a different player – step right up Martin Kaymer, take a bow Trevor Immelman, doff your cap Bubba Watson, don't be shy Keegan Bradley, we see you Rory McIlroy – Kuchar perfectly fits the bill to make his homecoming to the Olympic Club in San Francisco at next month's U.S. Open a big old, tooth-baring smile-fest.
Yes, I called it a homecoming. Even though the 1997 U.S. Amateur champion and 1998 top college golfer of the year is as Southern genteel as they come – raised in Florida, star at Georgia Tech, calls St. Simons Island, Ga. home – he had his debutante bash amid the fog-shrouded cypress treesRead More »from Matt Kuchar finally back in the spotlight where he belongs after The Players Championship win