PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL - MAY 10: Graham DeLaet of Canada putts on the 12th green during the first round of THE PLAYERS Championship held at THE PLAYERS Stadium course at TPC Sawgrass on May 10, 2012 in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)

Matt Kuchar Finishes At -13 To Win 2012 Players Championship

The 2012 Players Championship rolls on. Stay tuned for leaderboard and score updates.

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The Players Championship 2012 Leaderboard Update: Kuchar Holds On For Win

While many of the golfers in contention for the 2012 Players Championship experienced numerous highs-and-lows throughout the tournament, Matt Kuchar played consistently excellent golf over four days. With four consecutive rounds under par, Kuchar finished at -13 to win the tournament by two strokes.

Zach Johnson, Martin Laird, Ben Curtis and Rickie Fowler each finished two strokes behind Kuchar at -11. Curtis and Johnson both played excellent golf on Sunday, shooting -4 to move up the leaderboard. Kevin Na, who entered the final round with a one stroke lead, struggled on Sunday and finished the tournament in a tie for 7th at -8.

This is the fourth victory of Kuchar's career, with the most recent coming at The Barclays in 2010. Kuchar was in contention at The Masters this year and ultimately finished in third place.

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The Players Championship 2012 Leaderboard: Kevin Na Holds The Lead As 4th Round Gets Underway

The final round of the 2012 Players Championship is underway, with the leaders just recently teeing off. Kevin Na began the day in sole possession of first place and he's done nothing but strengthen his position in the early going -- he's -1 on the day through the first two holes and -13 overall, three strokes ahead of Matt Kuchar and Rickie Fowler.

Related: The Players Championship 2012: Kevin Na Leads After 3 Rounds

Here's a glance at the current standings:

1. Kevin Na (-13)
T2. Matt Kuchar (-10)
T2. Rickie Fowler (-10)
4. Zach Johnson (-9)
T5. Martin Laird (-7)
T5. David Toms (-7)
T5. Jonathan Byrd (-7)
T5. Brian Davis (-7)

Elsewhere in the field, Phil Mickelson is four-under and Tiger Woods is one-under. Bob Estes and David Toms each shot 65 on Sunday, currently the low rounds of the afternoon.

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2012 Players Championship Leaderboard Update: Na Leads Heading Into Sunday

The final round of the 2012 Players Championship promises to be enticing, as Kevin Na holds the lead at -12 heading into Sunday. However, eight golfers sit within six strokes, with Matt Kuchar trailing Na by just one stroke.

The biggest mover on Saturday was Rickie Fowler, who moved from 12th to 3rd following a tremendous round. Fowler controlled the course throughout the day, shooting -6. Fowler trails Na by three strokes and sits in third by himself. He trails Kuchar, who shot a 69 and sits in second.

Dustin Johnson and Ben Curtis are tied at -7, just five strokes off the lead. Curtis shot -2 to move up the leaderboard, while Johnson actually fell back to the pack after being one of the co-leaders before the round. Jhonattan Vegas shot an impressive -4 to move up from 24th and into a four-way tie at -6.

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Players Championship 2012 Leaderboard Update: Rickie Fowler Makes Push

While most of the guys at the top of the leaderboard have yet to tee off, there have still been plenty of developments at the 2012 Players Championship. Rickie Fowler has grabbed most of the attention, as he is -3 through six holes and has moved into a tie for 5th with Charlie Wi, Martin Laird, Jonathan Byrd, Adam Scott and Brian Davis.

Along with Fowler, both Sergio Garcia and Jhonnatan Vegas have moved up the leaderboard this afternoon. Garcia shot a -4 in the third round and moved up to a tie for 17th, while Vegas is at -3 through seven holes and has moved into a tie for 11th with five other golfers.

At the top of the leaderboard, Zach Johnson, Kevin Na and Matt Kuchar are all tied at -8. Harris English is just one stroke behind those three.

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2012 Players Championship: Tee Times, Pairings, TV Schedule For Saturday

The third round of the 2012 Players Championship kicks off on Saturday, and everyone is trying desperately to position for a strong finish in the final round on Sunday. Tiger Woods is paired with Bradley Keegan and has a mid-morning tee time, joining others like tournament leaders Matt Kuchar, Harris English, Zach Johnson and Kevin Na as a compelling group to watch heading into the early afternoon. Click here to find the full Players Championship leaderboard.


Related: Tiger Woods Changes Shoes, Makes The Cut At TPC Sawgrass

You can find TV coverage of the tournament on the Golf Channel starting at 11 a.m. CT, and it will continue on NBC at 1 p.m. Here is a list of the tee times and pairings for round three of the Players Championship (all times ET):

8:35 AM Henry, J.J. Hearn, David
8:45 AM Garcia, Sergio Kirk, Chris
8:55 AM Molder, Bryce Frazar, Harrison
9:05 AM Tringale, Cameron Perez, Pat
9:15 AM Quiros, Alvaro DeLaet, Graham
9:25 AM Karlsson, Robert Hanson, Peter
9:35 AM Rose, Justin Dufner, Jason
9:45 AM Immelman, Trevor Allenby, Robert
9:55 AM Mathis, David Rollins, John
10:05 AM Toms, David Pampling, Rod
10:15 AM Leonard, Justin Pettersson, Carl
10:25 AM Gay, Brian McNeill, George
10:35 AM Ogilvy, Geoff Slocum, Heath
10:45 AM Couch, Chris Blanks, Kris
10:55 AM Cink, Stewart Leishman, Marc
11:05 AM Kang, Sung Barnes, Ricky
11:15 AM Stenson, Henrik Levin, Spencer
11:25 AM Bradley, Keegan Woods, Tiger
11:35 AM Mickelson, Phil Estes, Bob
11:45 AM Kaymer, Martin Wagner, Johnson
11:55 AM Furyk, Jim Vegas, Jhonattan
12:05 PM Maggert, Jeff Teater, Josh
12:15 PM Poulter, Ian Fowler, Rickie
12:25 PM Clark, Tim Watney, Nick
12:35 PM Harman, Brian Gillis, Tom
12:45 PM Huh, John Moore, Ryan
12:56 PM Donald, Luke Westwood, Lee
1:07 PM Walker, Jimmy Van Pelt, Bo
1:18 PM de Jonge, Brendon Streelman, Kevin
1:29 PM Adams, Blake Thompson, Michael
1:40 PM Curtis, Ben Haas, Bill
1:51 PM Davis, Brian Stadler, Kevin
2:02 PM Byrd, Jonathan Scott, Adam
2:13 PM Wi, Charlie Laird, Martin
2:24 PM Kuchar, Matt English, Harris
2:35 PM Johnson, Zach Na, Kevin

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Players Championship 2012: Tee Times, Pairings, TV Schedule For Friday

The 2012 Players Championship rolls on with the second round on Friday, and there is plenty of intrigue building at TPC Sawgrass in Florida. Martin Laird and Jonathan Byrd are among the leaders at the start of the day, but there is plenty of room for things to change as players take to the tees on Friday.


Related: Tiger Woods Flirts With Second Straight Missed Cut

For news and notes on the notable groupings and tee times, check out PGATour.com. Television coverage on Friday begins at 12:00 p.m. CT on the Golf Channel. All times are the local eastern time:

TPC Sawgrass Tee #10

Time

12:36 pm

Players

Romero, Andres

Overton, Jeff

Gillis, Tom

12:46 pm Perez, Pat Baird, Briny Thompson, Michael
12:57 pm Ogilvy, Geoff Singh, Vijay Verplank, Scott
1:07 pm Atwal, Arjun Cabrera, Angel Harrington, Padraig
1:18 pm Frazar, Harrison Baddeley, Aaron Leonard, Justin
1:28 pm Snedeker, Brandt Crane, Ben Watney, Nick
1:39 pm Oosthuizen, Louis Day, Jason Poulter, Ian
1:49 pm Pettersson, Carl Garrigus, Robert
2:00 pm Kirk, Chris Bradley, Michael Palmer, Ryan
2:10 pm Levin, Spencer Hearn, David
2:21 pm Maggert, Jeff Merrick, John Mathis, David
TPC Sawgrass Tee #1
Time Players
12:25 pm Couch, Chris Chalmers, Greg DeLaet, Graham
12:36 pm Trahan, D.J. DiMarco, Chris Driscoll, James
12:46 pm Streelman, Kevin Jobe, Brandt Blanks, Kris
12:57 pm Molder, Bryce Woodland, Gary Hoffman, Charley
1:07 pm Slocum, Heath Bettencourt, Matt Gay, Brian
1:18 pm McNeill, George Na, Kevin Piercy, Scott
1:28 pm Choi, K.J. Clark, Tim Garcia, Sergio
1:39 pm Simpson, Webb Bradley, Keegan Kuchar, Matt
1:49 pm Fowler, Rickie Mahan, Hunter Woods, Tiger
2:00 pm O'Hair, Sean Toms, David Stenson, Henrik
2:10 pm Matteson, Troy Holmes, J.B. Henry, J.J.
2:21 pm Campbell, Chad Pampling, Rod Mayfair, Billy
TPC Sawgrass Tee #10
Time Players
7:15 am Reavie, Chez Stadler, Kevin Teater, Josh
7:26 am Herron, Tim Walker, Jimmy Kang, Sung
7:36 am Van Pelt, Bo Chappell, Kevin Barnes, Ricky
7:47 am Sabbatini, Rory Yang, Y.E. Kelly, Jerry
7:57 am Stallings, Scott Furyk, Jim Love III, Davis
8:08 am Vegas, Jhonattan Byrd, Jonathan Villegas, Camilo
8:18 am Rose, Justin Kaymer, Martin Scott, Adam
8:29 am Donald, Luke Haas, Bill Westwood, Lee
8:39 am McIlroy, Rory Mickelson, Phil Stricker, Steve
8:50 am Moore, Ryan Harman, Brian Cauley, Bud
9:00 am Senden, John Bae, Sang-Moon Gainey, Tommy
9:11 am Leishman, Marc Killeen, J.J. Quiros, Alvaro
TPC Sawgrass Tee #1
Time Players
7:15 am Pernice Jr., Tom de Jonge, Brendon Duke, Ken
7:26 am O'Hern, Nick Stroud, Chris Dyson, Simon
7:36 am Rollins, John Molinari, Francesco Wi, Charlie
7:47 am Jacobson, Fredrik Glover, Lucas Goosen, Retief
7:57 am Steele, Brendan Immelman, Trevor Allenby, Robert
8:08 am Laird, Martin Cink, Stewart Howell III, Charles
8:18 am McDowell, Graeme Johnson, Zach Els, Ernie
8:29 am Dufner, Jason Curtis, Ben Stanley, Kyle
8:39 am Huh, John Wilson, Mark Wagner, Johnson
8:50 am Ogilvie, Joe Estes, Bob Davis, Brian
9:00 am Imada, Ryuji Karlsson, Robert Hanson, Peter
9:11 am Every, Matt Knost, Colt English, Harris

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2012 Players Championship Leaderboard: Ian Poulter Leading The Pack With 7-Under Par

The PGA Tour continues on Thursday with the 2012 Players Championship drawing to finish in its first day. According to the latest leaderboards at PGATour.com, Englishman Ian Poulter has taken the lead with an impressive 7-under showing. Poulter bogeyed on the 7th hole, but managed to fight back with a combined 8 birdies, including 3 in a row on the 10th, 11th and 12th holes.

American Blake Adams stands in seconds place with a 6-under after bogeying in holes No. 3 and No. 10, and birdying in eight holes, including No. 5 through No. 9. Meanwhile, Tiger Woods, stuck at 2-over at the day's end, risk yet another disastrous drop out.


Related: Tiger Woods Flirts With Second Straight Missed Cut

With over 70 players still working through the greens, the leaderboards are subject to considerable possible change. Among those still on the course, Australian Adam Scott appears positioned to crack the top group, sporting a 3-under after 8 holes.

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2012 Players Championship: Tee Times, Pairings, TV Schedule For Thursday

The 2012 Players Championship begins on Thursday, May 10. Find out which golfers have been paired up and when they tee off.

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