Hunter Mahan http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/35406/all en UPDATE 2-Golf-Mahan and Kuchar to meet in Match Play final http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130224/update-1-golf-mahan-and-kuchar-meet-match-play-final <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Holder Mahan beats Poulter 4&amp;3</p> <p>* He has not trailed this week</p> <p>* Kuchar wins 4&amp;3 against Day (Adds quotes, detail)</p> <p>By Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>MARANA, Arizona, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Defending champion Hunter Mahan relied on a sharp short game to book his place in the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship final with a commanding 4&amp;3 victory over 2010 winner Ian Poulter on Sunday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130224/update-1-golf-mahan-and-kuchar-meet-match-play-final" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Hunter Mahan Professional golf tours World Golf Championships Thomson Reuters Sun, 24 Feb 2013 18:30:16 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5765212 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-Kuchar wins Match Play title http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130224/golf-kuchar-wins-match-play-title <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>MARANA, Arizona, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Matt Kuchar derailed Hunter Mahan's bid to win back-to-back titles at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship with a 2&amp;1 victory over his fellow American in the final on Sunday.</p> <p>Four up after nine holes on a chilly afternoon of biting winds at Dove Mountain, Kuchar fended off a late Mahan fightback before sealing the win at the par-four 17th where his opponent took four shots to reach the green.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130224/golf-kuchar-wins-match-play-title" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Hunter Mahan Matt Kuchar Matt Kuchar Thomson Reuters Mon, 25 Feb 2013 00:01:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5765443 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Kuchar downs Mahan to win WGC Match Play crown http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130224/golf-kuchar-downs-mahan-win-wgc-match-play-crown <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Matt Kuchar denied Hunter Mahan a World Golf Championships Match Play Championship title repeat, triumphing over his fellow American 2 and 1 in the championship match at Dove Mountain on Sunday.</p> <p>Australian Jason Day was third, defeating former champion Ian Poulter of England in the consolation final 1-up.</p> <p>bb/gph</p> Golf Hunter Mahan World Golf Championships AFP Mon, 25 Feb 2013 00:01:20 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5765449 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-Losing Match Play finalist Mahan proud of 'great run' http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130224/golf-losing-match-play-finalist-mahan-proud-great-run <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>MARANA, Arizona, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Hunter Mahan came up agonisingly short in his bid to complete a successful title defence at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship on Sunday but felt he had become a better player than he was a year ago.</p> <p>Until he went one-down to eventual winner Matt Kuchar at the par-four fourth in the final, Mahan had completed 169 consecutive holes without trailing in a run dating back to the opening round of last year's tournament.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130224/golf-losing-match-play-finalist-mahan-proud-great-run" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Hunter Mahan Matt Kuchar Matt Kuchar Thomson Reuters Mon, 25 Feb 2013 01:30:24 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5765480 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Kuchar downs Mahan to win WGC Match Play crown http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130224/golf-kuchar-downs-mahan-win-wgc-match-play-crown-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Matt Kuchar denied Hunter Mahan a World Golf Championships Match Play Championship title repeat, triumphing over his fellow American 2 and 1 in Sunday's final at Dove Mountain.</p> <p>Kuchar, eliminated by Mahan in the quarter-finals of the elite 64-man event last year, avenged that defeat as he prevented Mahan from joining Tiger Woods as the only back-to-back winners of the title.</p> <p>"What an incredible feeling to be standing on top after six matches. I really have to give Hunter a lot of credit," Kuchar said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130224/golf-kuchar-downs-mahan-win-wgc-match-play-crown-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Hunter Mahan Matt Kuchar AFP Mon, 25 Feb 2013 02:16:17 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5765507 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf-Hard times help Kuchar savour winning even more http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130225/golf-hard-times-help-kuchar-savour-winning-even-more <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mark Lamport-Stokes</p> <p>MARANA, Arizona, Feb 25 (Reuters) - A seven-year victory drought on the PGA Tour helped American Matt Kuchar appreciate the difficulty of winning, and made his triumph at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship on Sunday taste even sweeter.</p> <p>Kuchar was a gifted collegiate golfer who, as an amateur in 1998, tied for 21st at the Masters and 14th at the U.S. Open but he learned the hard way how inaccessible the winner's circle can be after turning professional in 2000.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130225/golf-hard-times-help-kuchar-savour-winning-even-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Human Interest Hunter Mahan Matt Kuchar Matt Kuchar Thomson Reuters Mon, 25 Feb 2013 18:00:41 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5766213 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: PGA Travelers Championship scores http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130623/golf-pga-travelers-championship-scores <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Leading scores on Sunday after the final round of the $6.1 million US PGA Travelers Championship (par-70, USA unless noted, Duke won with birdie on second playoff hole):</p> <p/> <p>268 - Ken Duke 69-68-65-66, Chris Stroud 66-69-66-67</p> <p>269 - Graham DeLaet (CAN) 65-70-65-69</p> <p>270 - Bubba Watson 63-67-70-70</p> <p>271 - Webb Simpson 65-69-72-65, J.J. Henry 68-67-68-68</p> <p>272 - Ryan Moore 68-70-66-68, Charley Hoffman 61-73-66-72</p> <p>273 - Angel Cabrera (ARG) 67-72-71-63, Stuart Appleby (AUS) 69-67-69-68, Jeff Maggert 70-70-65-68, Morgan Hoffman 68-71-66-68</p> </p/><div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130623/golf-pga-travelers-championship-scores" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Hunter Mahan Professional golf tours AFP Mon, 24 Jun 2013 00:04:23 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5865335 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Leader Mahan withdraws to attend child's birth http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130727/golf-leader-mahan-withdraws-attend-childs-birth <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Hunter Mahan, the leader after 36 holes, withdrew from the PGA Canadian Open on Saturday after learning that his wife was preparing to give birth to their first child.</p> <p>The 31-year-old American was on the practice range at Glen Abbey after his start to the third round was delayed by a storm in the area when he received a call on his cell phone.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130727/golf-leader-mahan-withdraws-attend-childs-birth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Human Interest Hunter Mahan Sports in the United States Technology AFP Sat, 27 Jul 2013 21:04:29 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5895627 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: New dad Mahan returns seeking last-group glory http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130806/golf-new-dad-mahan-returns-seeking-last-group-glory <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Hunter Mahan is back on the golf course after racing away from a lead to witness the birth of daughter Zoe, hoping for a major breakthrough at the PGA Championship.</p> <p>The 31-year-old American has played in the final Sunday pairing of the past two majors but could not capitalize, sharing fourth at the US Open and ninth at the British Open.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130806/golf-new-dad-mahan-returns-seeking-last-group-glory" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Hospitality Hunter Mahan Mahan Ping AFP Tue, 06 Aug 2013 16:33:01 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5903931 at http://www.globalpost.com Back to work for Mahan, with new mouth to feed http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130807/back-work-mahan-new-mouth-feed <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Steve Keating</p> <p>ROCHESTER, New York (Reuters) - Having already won golf's Father of the Year honors, Hunter Mahan will turn his focus to winning his first major this week as he returns to work at the PGA Championship following the birth of his first child.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130807/back-work-mahan-new-mouth-feed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Hospitality Human Interest Hunter Mahan Professional golf tours Thomson Reuters Wed, 07 Aug 2013 22:46:53 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5905008 at http://www.globalpost.com Golf: Hip injury forces Mahan to withdraw at Bay Hill http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140323/golf-hip-injury-forces-mahan-withdraw-at-bay-hill <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Hunter Mahan withdrew from the final round of the US PGA Arnold Palmer Invitational on Sunday with a hip injury, raising questions about the American's health for next month's Masters.</p> <p>Mahan, 31, had treatment on his back before firing a two-over par 74 Saturday at Bay Hill.</p> <p>He opened Sunday with a bogey before pulling out, becoming the fifth player to withdraw from the event due to injury.</p> <p>Among those withdrawing earlier were world number one Tiger Woods with a back injury, South Africa's Rory Sabbatini with a sore rib and Bubba Watson with allergies.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2014.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140323/golf-hip-injury-forces-mahan-withdraw-at-bay-hill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Golf Human Interest Hunter Mahan AFP Sun, 23 Mar 2014 22:03:40 +0000 Agence France-Presse 6102861 at http://www.globalpost.com