|High School:||St. Mary's HS|
The third year player and first year captain has been the mainstay of the Pacific squad during the 2009 fall season, registering five top 20 finishes including an eighth place showing at the Pacific Invitationla and a 15th at the Bill Cullum Invitational. His 72.5 scoring average is second on the team and he is second in rounds at par or better with six. Patrick's low round of 68 came during the second round of the Pacific Invitational at his home Brookside Country Club.
Won the Stockton City Championship and finished runner-up at both the Santa Cruz City Championship and the Sacramento County Championship during the summer before his junior year. '08. Earned first career top ten with ninth place finish at Del Walker Intercollegiate. Led Tigers to team win at Rice Intercollegiate while finishing third. Earned Big West Golfer of the Month honors in April. 25th place showing at the Western at Pasatiempo led Pacific. Helped team to runner-up finish at Big West Championships while collecting another top 20 finish.
Upcoming sophomore Patrick Kucich had a host of tournaments this summer as he looks to become a mainstay of the Tiger line-up in his third season at Pacific. Patrick posted a 75-72=147 at the Modesto City Championship on June 10. He previously played in the U.S. Open Qualifier at Del Rio (77). He then played at the Vacville and Manteca City Amateurs and took part in the NCGA Match Play Qualifier at Coyote Creek in San Jose and the U.S. Amatuer Qualifier at Pasatiempo. The Lodi and Stockton City Championships were also on the slate for the St. Mary's graduate. During the spring of 2008 Kucich played in back-to-back Canadian Tour events during his redshirted sophomore season. He played at Del Rio Country Club and then the following week at his home course of Brookside for the Northern California Classic.
Kucich ended his freshman year at Pacific with a 77.2 stroke average which included a 71 and 72 at the Pacific Coast Intercollegiate in April.
Kucich was a member of the America's Cup and Hogan Cup team in 2004. He was also selected to join the Northern California Junior team in the annual North vs South matches.
Patrick was a two-year letterwinner at St. Mary's in golf. Kucich was captain and named most valuable player in his junior and senior years. He was the Brookside Junior Club Champion in 2005. He also played football, baseball and basketball for the Rams.
Patrick Matthew Kucich is the son of Matthew and Kathy Kucich. Major is Business.