Kuchar won't return to defend his title

By Sports WKTV

VERNONA, N.Y. (WKTV) - 2009 Turning Stone Resort Championship winner Matt Kuchar will not be back to defend his title this summer.

In the latest Turning Stone Resort Championship bi-monthly newsletter, Kuchar was asked about defending his title. However, since he is ranked 26th in the world he is eligible for the World Golf Championships. That event is the Bridgestone Invitational the same week as Turning  Stone.

"It's a thrill to be able to play in a World Golf Championship event, it's something we all strive for. It is a shame it falls opposite the Turning Stone Championship." Kuchar told the newsletter. As for the rest of the field, player have until July 30th to confirm they are coming.

The tournament begins the week of August 2nd with round one teeing off on August 5th.

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