Matt Kuchar Net Worth

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Net Worth: $20 million
Age: 40
Full name: Matthew Gregory Kuchar
Born: June 21, 1978
Country of Origin: United States of America
Occupation: Professional  Golfer
Last Updated: 2018

 

Matt Kuchar’s Early Life and Biography

Talking about names in the golf game, his is definitely one among the rest. Though considerably young, the American professional golfer has a fair number of titles to his name as he has risen to stand among the finest in the sports.

The golf player whose full name is Matthew Gregory Kuchar was born on June 21, 1978, in Winter Park, Florida.

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The parents of his father and mother were residing in Ukraine before they left for the United States from Ukraine during the 1917 revolution in the country.

This is to say that his family is from Ukraine. He was born to Meg Kuchar and Peter Kuchar. He also has a sister by name Rebecca Krytz.

The reason behind Matt’s consideration about joining the sports when he was growing up was because his father, Peter was a tennis player and was very good at it that he was to be ranked No. 1 in doubles in Florida.

One’s question could be, why didn’t Matt Kuchar continue with tennis? The reason behind this; “I that he fell in with golf just at giving it a trial and that love he had from initio for the golf game has been there till date”.

By virtue of his family being a very athletic one, as a kid, he also played soccer and later basketball but he always found himself returning to the game he fell in love with at playing it for the first time – golf.

Presently, Matt Kuchar is one of the most adorable players of the golf.

He is an American by his nationality, his ethnicity is white.

As a man who has a rather good height, his height says 1.93m while his weight says 1.95 lb (88kg).

This talented hunter has an athletic body & oval face type. He possesses a light brown hair color and has a straight hair type. He has a near shaved hair length and an alternative hairstyle. He is light brown eye colored.

His moustache is beardless and he doesn’t smoke. He has a clean clothing style and is favorite color is white. He possesses a foot size of 11 and has no tattoo on his body.

Talking the distinct features of his skin, he has a light skin tone/ complexion type. He has a normal skin height.

Talking about his education, he obtained his high school education at the Seminole High School in Sanford.

He graduated in 1996, and then moved to the Georgia Tech in Atlanta. Two years after his graduation from Seminole high school, which is in 1998, he was honored by Haskins Award.

He graduated from the college after studying management. He kicked off with his professional life in the game after obtaining his degree

He began making his marks in his golfing career as an amateur in 1996 but he couldn’t get a win in the U.S. Amateur championship against Tiger woods, a well-known golf pro.

The next year, Matt Kuchar won the U.S Amateur championship title and this made his name known.

Though Kuchar wanted to end as an amateur at some point, he reached to go pro in 2000 and managed to win the 2012 players championship.

After working with a financial services firm, he took the decision to move further. He bagged his first PGA Tour title in at the Honda classic in 2002, but that didn’t make it a journey free of hitches for him.

He was to hold the next title in the tour after 7 years when he won the Turning Stone Resort Championship in 2009.

He was in to enjoying some better days ahead from this time on. He has won laurels of titles through his career – 7 PGA Tour titles as well as 1 PGA Tour of Australasia and a Web.com Tour.

Added to the already mentioned titles is 4 different trophies and other awards including the Byron Nelson Award in 2010.

The golfer represented the United States during the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games and won the bronze medal.

Matt Kuchar’s Family

Matt Kuchar and Sybi Parker tied the nuptial knot in 2003. The duo attended Georgia Tech together and she was a member of the tennis team then.

Matt and Sybi began dating after their graduation from Georgia Tech despite the fact that they were acquainted with each other since their junior days at Georgia Tech.

According to Matt Kuchar, it all began with their communicating with each other and in no time from then, they found themselves dating and that evolved into spending their lives together.

Back in Georgia Tech, though they were close in school, they were too occupied with sport and school work hence couldn’t consider a relationship at the time.

Sybi Parker was born and brought up on St. Simons Island, Georgia. She didn’t continue with her college tennis career as she ended at college.

Nevertheless, she did teach a little of the sport after she graduated from Georgia Tech.

Matt and Sybi is happily married and their marriage is blessed with two sons, Cameron and Carson.

Cameron Cole was born in 2007 and Carson Wright in 2009. Consequent upon the fact that Matt was actually a great tennis player from his younger days and that he was even being ranked in the junior circuit in Florida at one point, it is not surprising to know that intervals when they have time, the duo sometimes compete in husband/wife competitions.

Matt Kuchar and Sybi Parker got married on a tennis court and they had. The house where Matt Kuchar’s family resides is worth more than $2 million.

As a philanthropist, Sybi Kuchar is deeply involved in activities that are charitable, she helps out at Camp Twin Lakes that’s set out to help children with special needs.

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More so, she is also involved in the Ronald McDonald House, and United Way who also work with children and are focused on improving their health and well-being.

Matt Kuchar’s Career

After starting his professional golf career In year 2002, he got his first win on the PGA Tour.

The Nationwide tour saw his performance in 2006. In year 2010, he played in the Ryder Cup.

In that same year, he also managed to upgrade his laurels of trophies via winning the Vardon Trophy and Byron Nelson Award.

Following his best performance in 2012, he managed to win the “The Players Championship” and this boosted his ranking to the number five in the world ranking. It was the biggest victory for him.

His first World Golf Championship was bagged via defeating Hunter Mahan in the final of WGC Accenture Match play Championship in 2013.

As is a rare thing to find, despite Matt Kuchar being such a popular celebrity, he hasn’t been seen in any controversy with anyone.

He is a busy pro and hasn’t failed to strike a perfect balance between his personal life and professional life. He is a Christian and follows the precepts of Jesus Christ.

He is one of the well-known golfers in the world of golf and has gained popularity among his fans.

He is active on social media and his fans follow him on social networking sites. His admirers are largely growing on Instagram.

The amount of bank balance he has maintained from his salary is pretty indeed. In 2016, he had a very impressive salary of $15 million.

His total net worth value says $20 million in 2018.

Matt Kuchar’s Income

In 2008 professional golfer Matt Kuchar pulled in $1.4 million while on the PGA tour.

Kuchar’s 2008 earnings were his career best until he pulled in $2.4 million in 2009 – with $1.08 million of that resulting from his victory at the Turning Stone Resort Championship in October.

In February 2010, just four months after the big win (his victory at the Turning Stone Resort Championship in October) which earned him $1.08 million).

Throughout his career life, 2008 earnings were his career best until he made $2.4 million in 2009.

This enabled him pay $2.3 million for a home on St. Simons Island, Georgia – Sybi’s birthplace.

Matt Kuchar’s House

Matt Kuchar’s  luxury estate was built in 2006 and is 7,450 square footed, has six bedrooms, seven full baths and a half bath, swimming pool, and views of the beach and dunes in addition.

 

Conclusion

With some awards plastered on his wall, we can say this professional golfer has enjoyed a stellar career.

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