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December 9 2012

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No. 65: Harris English

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2013 PREVIEW: A year of firsts for Georgia grad Harris English ended two stops shy of the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola. Now that he's learned the courses and found his comfort zone on TOUR, look for big things from English in 2013.

2012 DEFINING MOMENT: English had three top-10 finishes, the best being a tie for fifth at the Crowne Plaza Invitational presented by Colonial, where he opened with a 65. But it was an American-record 60 at British Open qualifying that landed English in his first major championship and he went on tio tie for 54th at Royal Lytham. –- Helen Ross, PGATOUR.COM

ALBERS’ QUICK TAKE: What a great season for the rookie out of Georgia, posting a trio of top-10 finishes. It’s hard to find a weakness in his game. English entered 27 events and made 22 cuts. That is remarkable consistency. -- Fred Albers, SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio

BOLTON’S FANTASY OUTLOOK: It was an upset that he wasn't part of the Rookie of the Year conversation in 2012, but he still survived 22 of 27 cuts and posted 10 top 25s, so it wasn't like he didn't enjoy a modicum of success. Owns a lethal combination of power and precision tee to green in addition to a stout scoring average pre-cut and propensity to go low on par 4s. If we're going to be treated to more of the same by the 23-year-old, then sign me up. Salary gamers, don't you dare hesitate at $1.186 million. -- Rob Bolton, PGATOUR.COM Fantasy expert

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2012 QUICK REVIEW

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Regular Season ranking
87th
Final Playoffs ranking
79th
Best finishes T5 Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial
By the Numbers
Starts: 27
Cuts made: 22
Rounds played: 98
Top-10 finishes: 3
Money List rank: 79th
TOUR ranking
Driving distance: 20th
Driving accuracy: 125th
Greens in regulation: 27th
Strokes gained-putting: 63rd
Scoring average: 68th

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