Kuchar claims Sony Open title



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14 Jan 2019, 10:40 IST
Sony Open champion Matt Kuchar

American Matt Kuchar received the Sony Open in Hawaii with a complete four-stroke victory on Sunday.

Kuchar carded a four-under-par 66 within the closing spherical to assert his ninth PGA Tour title and 100th top-10 end.

The 40-year-old, who was victorious on the Mayakoba Golf Basic in November, had seven birdies to prime the leaderboard at 22 below.

Kuchar struggled firstly of his spherical, tallying bogeys on three of his first 5 holes. However, he carded 5 birdies and 4 pars on the again 9 to safe victory.

“I knew good issues have been going to occur. … To win two out of three is loopy to understand,” Kuchar mentioned.

Andrew Putnam completed 4 strokes again in second following his 68, whereas Marc Leishman (64), Hudson Swafford (64), Chez Reavie (67) and Corey Conners (64) all led to a tie for third at 17-under.

Bryson DeChambeau (67) completed in a share for 10th at 14-under, defending champion Patton Kizzire (65) was 13 below, whereas 2017 champion Justin Thomas was two pictures additional again (66).

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