Matt Kuchar Wins Accenture Match Play Championship

February 25, 2013

Matt Kuchar, seeded number-21 at the start of the tournament, defeated defending champion Hunter Mahan 2-and-1 on Sunday to win the World Golf Championship’s Accenture Match Play golf championship at Dove Mountain at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club in Marana, Arizona.

Kuchar not only won $1.5 million, but he also moved up to number-8 in the World Golf Rankings.

Mahan was attempting to match Tiger Woods, the only golfer to have won the event in back-to-back years.  Jason Day defeated Ian Poulter 1-up to take the third-place match.

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