Donald tops Kuchar, reaches Match Play finals
Saturday, February 26, 2011
MARANA, Ariz. – Luke Donald of England has reached the final of the Match Play Championship without breaking a sweat.
Donald won two matches Saturday at Dove Mountain by playing only 27 holes. He beat Ryan Moore, 5 and 4, in the quarterfinal, then overwhelmed Matt Kuchar for a 6-and-5 victory in the afternoon.
Donald has played only 73 holes through five matches, without ever trailing a single hole.
For the first time, the championship match Sunday will be only 18 holes. Donald will face Martin Kaymer of Germany.