Found August 08, 2013 on Fox Sports:
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Matt Kuchar knows how it feels to make clutch birdies at Oak Hill. And to be outdone by another player. Fifteen years ago, he lost a classic match-play duel to then-teen sensation Sergio Garcia in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Amateur on the course that's hosting this week's PGA Championship. Garcia won 2 and 1 that day in 1998, when Kuchar was the defending champion. There were seven hole-winning birdies in the match. ''Certainly I talked about it in practice rounds, the match we had,'' Kuchar said. ''I have a lot of fans out here that remember the `98 Amateur, so got a lot of people cheering me on and rooting for me.'' Starting his first round on the 10th tee, he was even through eight holes Thursday before making a long birdie putt. That started a run of three birdies in six holes as he seeks his first major title. Kuchar shot a bogey-free 67 to finish at 3 under, one of six players tied for fifth, two strokes behind leaders Adam Scott...
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Matt Kuchar knows how it feels to make clutch birdies at Oak Hill. And to be outdone by another player. Fifteen years ago, he lost a classic match-play duel to then-teen sensation Sergio Garcia in the quarterfinals of the US Amateur on the course that's hosting this week's PGA Championship. Garcia won 2 and 1 that day in 1998, when Kuchar was the defending champion. There...
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