NEWS

Kevin Kisner gets redemption with win at WGC Dell Match Play

By Doug Ferguson
Published on
Kevin Kisner gets redemption with win at WGC Dell Match Play

AUSTIN, TEXAS — Kevin Kisner made it to the Dell Technologies Match Play final for the second straight year, and this time he got it right.
 
A week that began with a loss ended with the biggest victory of Kisner's career when he beat Matt Kuchar in the championship match Sunday, 3 and 2, at Austin Country Club.
 
 
He becomes the first player to win Match Play after losing in the final the previous year. Kisner lost in 12 holes last year to Bubba Watson. At the end of a long, tiring week, he never trailed against Kuchar.
 
Kisner first had to get by Francesco Molinari in the Sunday morning semifinal, advancing when Molinari three-putted for bogey on the 18th hole.
 
Kisner is the first player to win Match Play after losing a match during group play, which began in 2015.
 
 
This article was written by Doug Ferguson from The Associated Press and was legally licensed through the NewsCred publisher network. Please direct all licensing questions to legal@newscred.com.
PGA logo
PGA of America

Experts on the business and game of golf. The best coaching tips and latest golf news delivered straight to you. Sign Up to get the latest.

© Copyright PGA of America 2020.Privacy Policy Terms of Service Coach Login