Six-time PGA TOUR champion, two-time United States Ryder Cup member and two-time Presidents Cup member Matt Kuchar will team with two other PGA TOUR players and one Web.com Tour player to represent the World at the inaugural Canada Cup Match, to be held on June 30, 2014 in Halifax at Ashburn Golf Club - New Course.
The Canada Cup is part of GOLFest Nova Scotia, a week-long celebration of national pride and all things golf in Canada that will also feature a Web.com Tour event, the Nova Scotia Open, from June 29 to July 6.
Currently ranked 11th in the Official World Golf Ranking, Kuchar is a proven winner and experienced veteran on the PGA TOUR. Notably, he has won some of golf's most prestigious tournaments, including the World Golf Championships – Accenture Match Play Championship and the Memorial Tournament in 2013, THE PLAYERS Championship in 2012 and The Barclays in 2010.
A fan favourite on the PGA TOUR, affectionately referred to as 'Kooch', Kuchar's friendly, All-American personality draws in crowds around the world, where he is adored as one of the most relatable and likable players on Tour.
No stranger to team competitions, Kuchar has had great success in international match play events. Most recently, he represented the victorious United States team at the 2013 Presidents Cup in Dublin, Ohio, where he finished the week tied as the team's second-leading individual scorer. Kuchar also represented the United States at the 2011 Presidents Cup and the 2012 and 2010 Ryder Cups, as well as the 2013 and 2011 Omega Mission Hills World Cup, where he teamed with Gary Woodland to defeat a strong field of international twosomes.
"I know that Canadians have tremendous pride and passion for their athletes, and I look forward to playing against my fellow PGA TOUR colleagues in that type of energetic environment. I am sure that the battle for the Canada Cup and international bragging rights will be a memorable and exciting experience for players and spectators alike," said Kuchar.