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20 Questions for a Cornhole Pro - Matt Guy

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Matt Guy - King of Cornhole 2006 ~ 2007 ~ 2008 ~ 2009
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If you've never heard of Matt "Champ" Guy then you are not a true Cornhole fan. It's like saying, "I've heard of Jelly but not Peanut Butter." Ok, maybe not the best analogy but you get the point. Where there's a Cornhole tournament, there is usually a winner named Matt Guy. The man is a machine and has proudly held the "King of Cornhole" trophy four years straight! Can anyone defeat this man?

2010 should be a very interesting year for Cornhole. As each year passes the sport becomes more popular and the competition gets tougher. Can Matt make it 5 in a row? Come to Vegas next year and find out!

What is your full name?
Matt Guy.

Where were you born?
Ft. Thomas, KY.

Where do you reside right now?
Alexandria, KY.

Married or Single?
Married.

Do you have any children?
3 Boys.

What do you currently do for a living?
Sales Rep at Stigler Supply Company.

When did you first hear about Cornhole?
1991.

If you could be a Pro in another sport what would it be?
Baseball.

Any other Hobbies?
Not really. Just spending time with the family.

If you won the lottery what would you do first?

Buy a new house that I could play cornhole in.

At what point did you realize you were better than most at Cornhole?
US Bank Arena in 2004.

What year did you become an ACO Pro?
2006.

How did you place in your very first ACO tournament?
1st place. I went almost 4 years before my first lost on ACO boards.

When and where did you win your first ACO tournament?
Carson Palmer Cornhole Classic

How much cash did you win in your first ACO tournament?
Won a camcorder.

What is your proudest moment so far in the sport of Cornhole?
Playing my son in the final four at the 2007 king of cornhole.

Do you like the attention you get being a Pro player?
Love it.

Which Pro player would you enjoy having a beer with most?
I don't drink but it would be Randy Atha.

How do you see the sport of Cornhole 5 years from now?
On television at least once a month with $100,000 purse tournament with $50,000 going to the winner.

How would you feel being in a tournament on National TV?
That is our goal so we would all be very excited about it and can't wait for that day and the exposure. That is my dream.

The King

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