Matt Bettencourt (born April 12, 1975) is an American professional golfer.Bettencourt was born in Alameda, California. He turned professional in 2001 after attending Modesto Junior College.In 2008, playing on the Nationwide Tour, Bettencourt won twice, at the Oregon Classic in September and a month and a half later at the season-ending Nationwide Tour Championship at TPC Craig Ranch. The second win took him from 12th to 1st in the money list, therefore earning him his 2009 PGA Tour card.
Dustin Johnson remained on course for the FedEx Cup title and 11.
The United States and Europe meet in the 41st Ryder Cup at Hazeltine next week.