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The Tour Report

December 8 2012

8:41 AM

No. 80: D.A. Points

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To preview the 2013 PGA TOUR season, PGATOUR.COM is counting down the Top 100 Players to Watch in 2013. For an archive page with the top 100 players and for an explanation on how the list was compiled, click here .

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2013 PREVIEW: If D.A. Points can get off to another good start on the West Coast, where he's had a pair of top-10s in each of the last two years, the new year could be a good one for the affable Illinois grad.

2012 DEFINING MOMENT: Points continued to make progress last year, finishing in the top 25 in more than half of the events where he made the cut. He gave himself a golden opportunity for his second win in as many years, as he lost in a playoff at the Wells Fargo Championship. –- Helen Ross, PGATOUR.COM

ALBERS’ QUICK TAKE: It’s hard to find a nicer person on TOUR than Darren Andrew Points. D.A. is always obliging with an interview and some insight. I thought he was going to win Wells Fargo but lost in a playoff. D.A. told me, he needs to work on his attitude during a round and smile a little more. -- Fred Albers, SiriusXM PGA TOUR Radio

BOLTON’S FANTASY OUTLOOK: Missed 10 of 15 cuts in his last 15 starts. Exerted the bulk of his damage before Memorial Day, but was stricken with a back injury which may or may not have played a role in his second-half fade. He'll play 2013 as a 36-year-old, which is to say that he's medium-risk, low-reward investment. Avoid in salary games. -- Rob Bolton, PGATOUR.COM Fantasy expert

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Regular Season ranking

Final Playoffs ranking

Best finishes 2nd Wells Fargo Championship
By the Numbers
Starts: 29
Cuts made: 15
Rounds played: 88
Top-10 finishes: 3
Money List rank: 56th
TOUR ranking
Driving distance: 152nd
Driving accuracy: 45th
Greens in regulation: 55th
Strokes gained-putting: 130th
Scoring average: 104th


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