2013 Full membership fantasy rankings (Nos. 51-100)

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Jhonattan Vegas could be a sleeper this season after making 13 of 25 cuts in 2012.
December 30, 2012
Rob Bolton,

ROB'S RANKINGS: Nos. 1-50 | 101-150 | 151-200 | 201-245

Bolton's fantasy rankings: Nos. 51-100
Rank
Golfer
Age
'12 Earnings
Comment
51 John Huh 22 2.692M Because he came out of nowhere, he'll still be undervalued among many veteran gamers that are saying, "Show me that again." You might as well ride shotgun.
52 Jimmy Walker 33 1.638M The elephant in the room is if he can continue to reward owners with a busy schedule and a flurry of top 10s despite the omnipresent concern about injuries.
53 Jonas Blixt 28 2.255M While we're still riding the learning curve, the 2012 rookie proved (twice) that when he gets hot, he sustains. Still needs to qualify for the WGCs and first three majors.
54 Michael Thompson 27 1.408M Entering his third year on TOUR. Statistical splits remind me a bit of Brandt Snedeker. Already exempt into the Masters and U.S. Open.
55 Geoff Ogilvy 35 1.255M Reliable and cheap. Consecutive starts streak in majors (31) is in jeopardy as he's just on the outside of the bubble to qualify for the Masters.
56 Gary Woodland 28 592K Automatic purchase in salary games because he's fully exempt through 2013. Only top 10 came late at the Frys.com Open, where he led the field in total driving.
57 Charles Howell III 33 1.284M He's at an all-time discount in salary games and he finished the year very strong. You know what you get here, too, so invest in the commodity, not the potential.
58 Ryan Palmer 36 1.501M Maintains a moderate schedule, but he's logged 27 top 25s since 2010. Despite his length off the tee, he's performed more consistently at a higher level on shorter tracks.
59 Billy Horschel 26 486K Cruised at q-school, finishing T4. Would be difficult to find an emerging talent more confident in his ability. He's sold me, but so have his results.
60 Ken Duke 43 1.511M Flourished in his return to the PGA TOUR, and acknowledged that he's embraced the opportunity. A satisfying own.
61 J.B. Holmes 30 1.179M Safe to say that the corrective surgeries on his brain worked. Recorded eight top 20s. Just need to dial in his irons to contend more.
62 Brian Harman 25 1.146M Thoroughly enjoyable own. Always smiling and turning the page. Overcame a predictable springtime slump with a steady dose of top 25s in the second half.
63 Tommy Gainey 37 1.540M No telling what his late-season, come-from-behind victory will do for his confidence. We know it won't affect his humility. Commits to just about every event he can.
64 Spencer Levin 28 1.283M Late-season thumb surgery bumped golf to the back burner late in the season. Sets up as the classic rebound from injury. Go ahead and nibble here.
65 Cameron Tringale 25 1.225M Ran in place in 2012, but it's better than the alternative. Still underpriced in salary games and ripe for a breakout. He's too good for it not to happen.
66 Graham DeLaet 30 1.051M Canada's top-ranked player validated a torrid 2010 Fall Series (pre-back surgery). Transcendental style caters to any course. Must improve putting, however.
67 Sean O'Hair 30 1.160M Enjoyed a quietly efficient year surviving 19 of 24 cuts, but it was his worst since breaking in in 2005. That's your cue, salary gamers.
68 Sergio Garcia 32 2.510M He is who we think he is, and that's marginal cornerstone value. If he's still available before you crack the rank and file, go ahead; otherwise, you won't miss him.
69 Kyle Stanley 25 2.351M Flipped infamy on its side with a win at TPC Scottsdale the week after losing at Torrey Pines, but failed to back it up with a top 15 the rest of the year. Give him time.
70 Blake Adams 37 1.234M Competed in the first two majors of his career in 2012 -- U.S. Open (T21) and the PGA (T7). Wrapped them with another seven top 25s. Plays more often than most.
71 Charley Hoffman 36 1.276M A back injury led to a 2-for-8 finish; otherwise, a typical season overall. Mid-draft value with the peace of mind that he's regularly inside the top 70 in earnings.
72 Ryo Ishikawa 21 871K Climbed to 18 starts in 2012 thanks to Special Temporary Membership. Still very young and on the rise, but headed for a career year.
73 Steve Marino 32 85K Would be a steal if his salary isn't adjusted. Lingering pain in his left knee limited him to six starts. Has a Major Medical Extension to earn $562,470 and retain status.
74 Brendan Steele 29 840K Banked just over 75 percent in 2012 of what his 2011 Valero Texas Open title paid alone. Par-breakers split dropped nearly three points to 17.35 percent (180th on TOUR).
75 Ross Fisher 32 45K Rookie. Shared runner-up honors at q-school. Expected to play Desert Swing on Euro Tour in January, which limits his chances in the first phase of the reshuffle. Let him come to you.
76 Rory Sabbatini 36 1.128M For full-season formats only. Amid swing changes, ground out four top 20s post-Masters, but missed career-high 16 cuts. Lower back injury bumped him from the Shriners.
77 Pat Perez 36 1.064M Rank-and-file stalwart has averaged a top 25 in three of every 10 starts throughout his career. Missed a career-low five cuts in 2012.
78 Bryce Molder 33 1.166M Of his 81 cuts made as a pro, 41 have gone for top 25s, including nine of 17 in 2012. Overcame a neck injury midseason; posted two top 15s in his last four starts.
79 William McGirt 33 1.228M Handy rank-and-filer still carving out his niche on TOUR. Improved value now that he's exempt from the reshuffle for the first time.
80 Jhonattan Vegas 28 801K Spent the year working with a shorter putter. His strokes gained-putting improved and he posted top 10s at TPC Sawgrass and Congressional. Relative sleeper.
81 Mark Wilson 38 2.144M Clearly comfy on the West Coast, but he's also played well on big ballparks east of the Rockies in recent years. Nevertheless, he tailed off drastically after the WGC-Match Play.
82 Richard H. Lee 25 547K Finished 138th on the money list as a rookie in 2012, but coasted at q-school (T4). Impressive late season bodes well for his sophomore campaign. Smart in all formats.
83 Trevor Immelman 33 617K Entering the final year of his exemption for winning the 2008 Masters, so he's playing for his card. That added motivation in his prime could prove valuable.
84 Ben Crane 36 1.701M Standard-issue season, but he's shaved his schedule to 23 starts. Always battling a malady of some sort, so surround him with guys with more favorable health records.
85 Marc Leishman 29 1.933M Fourteen of his 19 cuts made in 2012 resulted in finishes outside the top 25, including his last eight after his breakthrough at the Travelers.
86 Vijay Singh 49 1.586M Becomes eligible for the Champions Tour on Feb. 22, so expect a slight drop in starts on the PGA TOUR, but invest with no fear. His back isn't an issue either.
87 Kevin Stadler 32 1.546M Set or tied career marks across the board in 2012 in a career-low 25 starts. It was a long time coming, but he's entering his prime, so the timing made sense.
88 Henrik Stenson 36 791K Capped a comeback year with a win in South Africa in November. Sets up as a must-own, but has played only 15 events each year since 2010.
89 Davis Love III 48 989K All things considered, he enjoyed a successful season while infusing a demanding Ryder Cup-related duties and distractions. One more full year before he turns 50 (April 2014).
90 Charlie Beljan 28 1.373M Gritty victory at Disney aside, his candor was refreshing in its wake. Eminently confident in his ability and excited for more.
91 D.A. Points 36 1.533M Missed 10 of his last 15 cuts but nursed a sore back that forced him out of THE PLAYERS. Loves a busy schedule.
92 Charlie Wi 40 1.845M Just keeps on keepin' on. Never sexy, but never disappointing.
93 Josh Teater 33 1.011M Closed 2012 stronger than he pulled the curtain on 2011, which was impressive in its own right, but now needs to pile on in a compressed schedule.
94 Morgan Hoffmann 23 53K Rookie. Finished 19th in Web.com Tour earnings. This is the stud in the bottom third of the reshuffle you grab and then protect in 2013-14. Needs to start strong though.
95 Daniel Summerhays 29 1.111M Learning how to close, but still picked off three top fives and another top 10 among 15 cuts made. Dynamic value given strong splits in GIR and bounce-back.
96 David Toms 45 1.658M Career-low 19 starts in 2012 but still managed five top 10s. Clearly set in his ways in terms of scheduling, but it doesn't influence his form negatively.
97 Russell Henley 23 -- Rookie. Finished third in Web.com Tour earnings. Broke through with two playoff wins late, surprising even himself. Soaring with confidence. Has all the tools.
98 Aaron Baddeley 31 1.215M Regressed considerably with his irons, and now needs to qualify again for all of the big events.
99 Luke Guthrie 22 284K Rookie. Finished second in Web.com Tour earnings. Won in consecutive weeks in September. Also posted three top 20s on the PGA TOUR. Could thrive in shootouts.
100 John Mallinger 33 1.146M The Southern California native parlayed his strong play on the Web.com Tour from 2011 into three top-four finishes, all west of the Rocky Mountains.
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