2013 Full membership fantasy rankings (Nos. 101-150)

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Boo Weekley had three finishes of sixth or better in 2012.
December 30, 2012
Rob Bolton,

ROB'S RANKINGS: Nos. 1-50 | 51-100 | 151-200 | 201-245


Bolton's fantasy rankings: Nos. 101-150
Rank
Golfer
Age
'12 Earnings
Comment
101
Luke List
27
--
Rookie. Finished fourth in Web.com Tour earnings. Gradual rise onto the PGA TOUR. Led his circuit in 2012 in distance off the tee and birdies or better on par 5s. Have fun!
102
Casey Wittenberg
28
$163,000
The Web.com Tour money leader placed T10 at the U.S. Open in his only start on the 2012 PGA TOUR. Exempt from the reshuffle and into THE PLAYERS. Horse for courses.
103
Kevin Streelman
34
$893,000
He's better than that price tag. Fell just short of making noise here and there, but held together overall. Still plummeted about 80 spots in the world ranking though.
104
John Rollins
37
$1.489M
Comes off a characteristic all-or-nothing year, but his late-season slide was concerning. First time in his career without a top 30 after Independence Day.
105
Martin Flores
30
$1.035M
Turned a hot start in the reshuffle into a spot above it in 2013. Work him in on the back end of your roster.
106
Greg Owen
40
$1.151M
Overcame inconsistent putting to scratch out three top 10s and another six top 25s, climbing over 400 spots in the world ranking in the process.
107
Roberto Castro
27
$755,000
The Renaissance Man among the 2012 rookies flashed a well-rounded game, too. Extremely impressive splits across the board; 36th in the all-around.
108
Greg Chalmers
39
$1.166M
Always serviceable later in your draft, but he hasn't logged more than two top 10s in a single season since 2000.
109
Matteo Manassero
19
$126,000
Non-member floated outside the top 50 in the world ranking all year. Back inside the bubble, he's tantalizing as a last-round draft pick or early-season pickup.
110
Brian Gay
41
$960,000
First season short of seven figures since 2005, thus following a typical career bell curve. Still one of the TOUR's busiest travelers and best putters.
111
Francesco Molinari
30
$453,000
A non-member with sniper value on the biggest stages. Ball-striker's games translate everywhere. His has produced six top 25s in 19 starts on TOUR the last two years.
112
Sang-moon Bae
26
$1.165M
Possessed significantly higher value at this time last year comfortably inside the top 50 of the world ranking. Battled a sore shoulder early in 2012; didn't recover.
113
Scott Langley 23
$82,000
Rookie. The lefty gets a longer leash than most rookies out of q-school. He was the NCAA individual champ in 2010 and is 2-for-2 at the U.S. Open.
114
Brian Davis
38
$1.318M
Just keeps on churning out seven-figure seasons with a high number of starts. Concluded the year in shaky fashion, but he'll figure it out; he always does.
115
Johnson Wagner
32
$2.225M
After a blistering start to 2012, he couldn't find a top 25 in his last 20 events worldwide. Stick with the back half of your full-season rosters.
116
Kevin Chappell
26
$647,000
Served a bit of a wakeup call in 2012 after a nice run as a rookie the previous year. Already exempt into the U.S. Open, where he has two top 10s in as many starts.
117
Aaron Watkins
30
$118,000
The q-school grad is a horse for courses. Begins his second year on TOUR (2009) with minimal value, but all signs point toward a positive trend. Sleeper.
118
Bob Estes
46
$1.009M
The last of the 2012 millionaires (99th in earnings). Late-round value. The kind of 40something that could snag one more title. Anticipate a moderate schedule.
119
Jonathan Byrd
34
$1.616M
Could be embarking on a challenging season after having surgery on his left wrist in late October. Might not return until the Florida Swing.
120
J.J. Henry
37
$1.297M
The winner of the Reno-Tahoe Open doesn't need to concern himself with staying busy in 2013, but he probably will. Lot of bang for the buck here. Seemingly always underrated.
121
Stuart Appleby
41
$377,000
Stuart Appleby  41  377K  Burning his second (and final) career earnings exemption. The Aussie finally found a groove in his homeland late in the year. All things considered, he's undervalued.
122
Boo Weekley
39
$848,000
Still one of the TOUR's worst putters, he remains a lethal ball-striker. Plucked three top-six finishes to regain fully exempt status.
123
Tom Gillis
44
$1.238M
Finished a career-best 72nd on the money list thanks to an inspiring run in the Playoffs. Somewhat dangerous own due to injury concerns, but shouldn't go undrafted.
124
Will Claxton
31
$780,000
Sometimes, it's just a matter of keeping your card to set the stage for more. The 2012 rookie went 21-for-28 with two top 10s (both in opposite events). Ranked 11th in GIR.
125
Ben Curtis
35
$2.494M
The streaky four-time PGA TOUR champ is best reserved for short-term formats when you can hop on his back.
126
Patrick Reed
22
$302,000
Rookie. The q-school grad would have finished 172nd in non-member earnings in 2012. Starts deep in the reshuffle, so expect limited playing time early.
127
Y.E. Yang
40
$454,000
Seemingly hit a wall when he turned 40 in January. Freefell outside the top 50 in the world ranking. Shoulder and neck issues dogged him all year. Ended strong in Asia, however.
128
Robert Karlsson
43
$393,000
Regained his card at q-school, but will continue to juggle status on the European Tour. Best reserved for salary gamers or a late pick in full-season formats.
129
Lucas Glover
33
$67,000
Fully exempt through 2014-15. Underwent surgery on his right knee (torn meniscus) in early September. Certainly worth the price in salary games unless he's adjusted.
130
Bobby Gates
27
$525,000
In two years on the PGA TOUR, he's failed to crack the top 125 in earnings. He's missed 33 cuts in 61 career starts. Now a q-school grad for the second time.
131
Steve LeBrun
34
$31,000
Rookie. Co-runner-up at q-school. Guys with his tee-to-green prowess tend to slip into at least one groove on the West Coast Swing. High spot in reshuffle inflates his value.
132
Angel Cabrera
43
$283,000
Eligible for all four majors and THE PLAYERS on top of a host of other big-money events. Salary gamers must find room just in case he strikes.
133
David Lynn
39
$865,000
David Lynn  39  865K  Rookie. His solo second clinched exemptions into the 2013 Masters and PGA. Race to Dubai ranking (18th) secured starts at WGC-Cadillac and Open Championship.
134
Jerry Kelly
46
$645,000
Finished 126th on the money list in 2012, but he's burning his top-25 career earnings exemption (he's 25th). Bank on a full schedule with a bevy of top 25s.
135
Chris Stroud
30
$903,000
Once his 2013 card was secure in late May, he let off the throttle. Zero top 35s in his last 14 starts. Dropped from 12th to 69th in strokes gained-putting during that span.
136
George McNeill
37
$1.119M
Finished lowest (91st) in earnings of all 2012 winners. Zero top 35s in his last 13 starts, his worst drought since early in his rookie season of 2007.
137
John Merrick
30
$1.084M
Marginal value, but he plays often enough to warrant the risk. Annually among the best in greens in regulation, so he should continue to create opportunities to score.
138
David Hearn
33
$1.012M
Survived 19 cuts for the second straight year, but managed only two T10s to lead the charge. Missed only three of his last 18 cuts though. Horse for courses.
139
Robert Streb
25
--
Rookie. Finished seventh in Web.com Tour earnings. Next PGA TOUR start will be his first. Given his length, putting and scoring ability, he's a bona fide sleeper.
140
Jason Kokrak
27
$750,000
Entered the year with high expectations, but missed 14 of 27 cuts. Only two top 25s. Ended an 18-event, seven-month skid without a top 40 with a co-runner-up at CordeValle.
141
Dong-hwan Lee 25
--
Rookie. The q-school medalist was Rookie of the Year on the Japan Golf Tour in 2006. Draft late (if at all) as he's worth a spin during the first phase of the reshuffle.
142
Erik Compton
33
$359,000
Regained his card at q-school. Didn't showcase a dynamic game in 2012, but he could prove to be a cheap source of cuts made. Acknowledged that his endurance is high.
143
James Hahn
31
--
Rookie. The late bloomer is the highest-ranked Web.com Tour grad (fifth in earnings) you can overlook. Worth a late call in leagues that allow drop-adds, then give him two months.
144
Stewart Cink
39
$477,000
Fully exempt through 2013-14, so he's worth a flier in salary games. No top 10s in his last 33 starts, however.
145
Ricky Barnes
31
$805,000
Took a step back in his fourth year on TOUR, and this was the season after his first child (a boy) was born, thus going against the grain of the theory of the Nappy Factor.
146
Colt Knost
27
$848,000
Exempt from the reshuffle for the first time. Got the job done with just 11 cuts made in 29 starts. That's both impressive and reason to merely whisper his name on draft day.
147
Cameron Percy
38
--
Finished 13th in Web.com Tour earnings with eight top 15s, but missed seven of his last 12 cuts. Fantasy gamers love closers, so he's a calculated flier late in your draft.
148
Nicholas Thompson
30
$24,000
Finished 22nd in Web.com Tour earnings. Nails tee to green and a veteran on the PGA TOUR (67-for-130 with nine top 10s). Late-draft complement.
149
Kris Blanks
40
$390,000
Tied for fourth at q-school. Given four starts on a Major Medical Extension to earn $257,451. That's reason alone to jump in despite recent discomfort in his left shoulder.
150
Tim Herron
42
$660,000
Since he regretted not burning his career earnings exemption in 2010, he's performed well under pressure. Decent value across the board because he stays busy.
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