||Pieced together a spirited run at Montreux (playoff loss) and CordeValle (T4) to place 131st in earnings. Now conditionally exempt, will battle for starts.
||The non-member has failed to record a top 25 in 21 career starts on the PGA TOUR, including seven this year.
||Sat 145th in earnings, his first time outside the top 100 when healthy. One of the TOUR's shortest off the tee ranked outside top 140 in GIR and strokes gained-putting.
||Second straight year with conditional status. Banked over 78 percent of his haul this year with a T2 at CordeValle. Aggregate earnings last two years is just $986K, however.
||Burning his top-25 career earnings exemption. Since the start of 2011, he's 4-for-31 worldwide with no top 50s. Battled injuries in his left wrist (cyst) and right elbow (surgery).
||Spent all year inside the top 50 of the world ranking but managed only one top 30 on the PGA TOUR. Will be a non-member again in 2013.
||Japan's top-ranked talent torched his circuit with four wins and ran away with the money title. The non-member has two top 25s in 20 career starts on the PGA TOUR.
||Rookie. A great story from q-school, but he needs to prove that he belongs on your roster before you invest.
||Second straight year falling short of expectations, this time finishing 132nd in earnings. Best known for his ball-striking, his GIR split in 2012 (65.94%) was a six-year low.
||Lives on the edge, having ranked 118th and 120th in earnings the last two years. Only career start in the FedExCup Playoffs resulted in a missed cut at the 2009 Barclays.
||The emergent South African is a non-member, but he crashed the top 50 of the world ranking late in the year. He's 1-for-4 in stroke-play events on the PGA TOUR.
||Holdover rookie (2011) due to shoulder surgery. Has 13 starts on a medical extension in reshuffle category to earn $649,329 and a promotion to the Major Medical category.
||The q-school grad is embarking on his seventh year on TOUR with status, but he's never been a fantasy force. Just five top 10s in 163 starts.
||Rookie. Finished 21st in Web.com Tour earnings. Shot out of the gates, but made no noise in the second half. Too much risk here. Wait out the first phase of the reshuffle.
||Underwent hip surgery in August. Given five starts on a Major Medical Extension to earn $248,146 and retain status.
||Non-member from Wales snuck inside the top 50 of the world ranking late in the year. His game improve as he nears greens. Flashed that action with a T7 at Kiawah Island.
||Rookie. The left-handed q-school grad turned pro after missing the match-play cut at the U.S. Amateur in August. Extremely raw and buried in the reshuffle.
||Already on Major Medical Extension (eight starts to earn $578,937) due to a back injury, he sat out the entire year to deal with epilepsy. Made four rehab starts late on Web.com Tour.
||The Englishman faded late to finish 130th in earnings, securing conditional status. Then withdrew during q-school with a rib injury. Horse for courses.
||Went from q-school medalist to 150th in earnings. Survived only 11 of 29 cuts. Faces most challenging road of all non-winners with status and fewer than 150 cuts made.
||Remarkable, hired-gun kind of rookie season in 2012. Only four top 45s, but three were top-seven finishes. Now stuck with conditional status (148th), odds are against a repeat.
||Fully exempt via 2011 Puerto Rico title. Toss him onto the end of your salary roster if you have room.
||Rising star from Denmark, but he's a non-member. Hit No. 50 in the world ranking at the European Tour finale (T21). Tied for ninth at the Open Championship.
||Went 0-for-12. Had surgery on right shoulder in August. Has six starts on a Non-exempt Medical Extension to earn $647,510 and a promotion to the Major Medical category.
||Required surgery on his left Achilles tendon. Recovery called for 9-12 months as of July. Has a Major Medical Extension to earn $613,550 and retain status. Wait until 2013-14.
||Fully exempt through 2013-14 but made only five starts on the PGA TOUR in 2012. Zero top 25s in his last 20 appearances. Full-time on the Champions Tour now.
||Went 1-for-4 on PGA TOUR; won on Web.com. Eight starts on Major Medical Extension in reshuffle category to earn $539,522 and promotion to Major Medical category.
||Came off reconstructive surgery on his left wrist in September 2011, but it still bothered him this year. Hip injury, too. Has 18 starts on Major Medical Extension to earn $616,342.
||Wes Short, Jr.
||Ended hiatus with four late events on Web.com Tour. Still has 12 starts on a Major Medical Extension on the PGA TOUR to earn $743,061 and retain status. Turns 50 late in 2013.
||Return to competition after four years, but fell short of expectations, going 2-for-12 with no top 60s. Still has six starts on his Major Medical Extension to earn $609,879.
||Season cut short in July due to herniated disc. Given 10 starts on a Major Medical Extension to earn $303,178 and retain status.
||Played thrice through March before injuring his right hand in a freak accident on a boat. Still has 12 starts on his Major Medical Extension to earn $620,087 and retain status.
||Attempted a comeback, but missed the cut (Pebble Beach). Had another procedure (back). Eyeing return in 2013. Still has 12 starts on his Major Medical Extension to earn $504,824.
||Underwent surgery on both shoulders late in the year. No timetable for a return. Has 14 starts on a Major Medical Extension to earn $493,399 and retain status.
||Last start resulted in a withdrawal (wrist) at Sedgefield in August. Given four starts on Minor Medical Extension to earn $311,662 and a promotion to the Major Medical category.
||Returned to TOUR after two-year layoff; went 2-for-8. Has 15 starts on medical extension in reshuffle category to earn $764,793 and promotion to Major Medical category.
||Sat out a third straight year, but finished T2 in an event in Argentina in December. Six starts remain on his Major Medical Extension to earn $598,323 and retain status.
||Went 0-for-2 in abbreviated comeback. Future uncertain. May stick with warm-weather sites. Still has 12 starts on a Major Medical Extension to earn $349,854 and retain status.
||Went 0-for-6 before surgery on left thumb and wrist. Given 18 starts on Non-exempt Medical Extension to earn $647,510 and a promotion to the Major Medical category.
||Played four times early before shutting it down again in February. Still has 11 starts on his Major Medical Extension to earn $355,587 and retain status.
||Si Woo Kim
||Rookie. The q-school grad won't own official status until he turns 18 on June 28. Until then, his schedule is a giant unknown. Avoid.
||Returned after a two-year layoff (left wrist); went 2-for-6. Still have three starts on his Major Medical Extension to earn $312,958 and retain status.
||David Berganio, Jr.
||Hasn't played PGA TOUR since 2009. Still has seven starts on a medical extension in the reshuffle category to earn $547,166 and a promotion to the Major Medical category.
||Limited to one start on the Web.com Tour in 2012. Four events remain on his Major Medical Extension to earn $452,636 and retain status.
||Ended his season in February due to recurrence of leukemia. Has 20 starts on a medical extension in reshuffle category to earn $283,825, but isn't expected to play in 2013.