With his spectacular bunker save Sunday, Matt Kuchar picked up his first win of the year, which comes after a month of close calls.
With her two-shot victory Saturday, Michelle Wie collected a winner’s check and trophy for the first time since 2010, which comes after a runner-up finish at the season’s first major.
These are two of the better players on their respective tours, and judging by the Twitter reaction after their wins, two of the more popular/respected players among their peers. Here are some of the fellow pros who chimed in to offer congrats to Kuchar and Wie:
KUUUUUUUUUUUUCCCCHHHH!!! no one deserves a little luck more than Matt Kuchar these past few weeks!
— Rory Mcilroy (@McIlroyRory) April 20, 2014
Kuuuuuuch. Go Jackets!!
— Roberto Castro (@cicioCASTRO) April 20, 2014
Great bunker shot to seal your victory on 18 Kuch!! Gleneagles here we come!!
— Tom Watson (@TomWatsonPGA) April 20, 2014
golf.your.ball matt kutchar.. what a month. well played
— Bud Cauley (@BudCauley) April 20, 2014
Kuuuucchhhh.. He deserved a chip in himself! Some incredible golf the last month and I’m sure this is the beginning. Congrats Kuch
— Jordan Spieth (@JordanSpieth) April 20, 2014
Great job by Kuch today. Played with him first two days, and guy is swinging great and of course rolling the rock as good as anybody.
— Hunter Mahan (@HunterMahan) April 20, 2014
Well done also to Kuuuutch. Been struggling to find form of late. Nice to see him get it back!
— Lee Westwood (@WestwoodLee) April 21, 2014
— Nicole Hage (@NicoleHage) April 20, 2014
Congrats to @themichellewie !! You played great, well deserved! Have fun celebrating!
— Lexi Thompson (@Lexi) April 20, 2014
— Jessica Korda (@JessicaKorda) April 20, 2014
— Meg Mallon (@MegMallonUSA) April 20, 2014
My girl @themichellewie looked more nervous during the hula than she did all week on the course. Confidence is brimming! CONGRATS MY LOVE
— Jane Park (@TheJanePark) April 20, 2014
Congrats @themichellewie winning in her home state of Hawaii!
— Natalie Gulbis (@natalie_gulbis) April 20, 2014
— Paula Creamer (@ThePCreamer) April 20, 2014
Related Links: Weekend Recap: Big Names Enjoy Big Weekend
Other Hot Links:
- The Fringe: Wie Plays Ping-Pong & Brendan Steele Takes Aim
- 9 Greatest Recovery Shots In Golf History
- Bubba Watson Drives Biscuits in Bojangles Ad
- Pablo Larrazabal Jumps in Lake to Avoid Hornet Attack
- Hack Golf Uses Pros To Help Test-Drive New 15-Inch Cups