Patrick Rodgers
Patrick Rodgers
27-Year-Old Golfer
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2018–19 Fantasy Outlook
In his rookie season if 2013, Rodgers earned over $1 million in just 17 events. While he's improved upon that earnings number in each of his past three seasons, that's only due to his beefed-up schedule. Rodgers has averaged over 28 events during the past three seasons, but his earnings have gone up roughly $300k per season. Simple match would put that average per tourney around $30k and that's just not good enough. Rodgers has every right to improve and at just 26 years of age, he probably will get better, but to expect a significant jump this season is too much. Read Past Outlooks
Making return at Barbasol Championship
July 15, 2019
Rodgers (undisclosed) is listed in the field for this weeks' Barbasol Championship.
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Rodgers, who has been sidelined since March's Valspar Championship due to an undisclosed reason, will finally make his return this week in Kentucky. He's fallen outside of the top-200 in the OWGR during his absence, but he could still receive attention in DFS formats given the low level of competition while the game's best tee it up at the Open Championship in Northern Ireland.
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Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Patrick Rodgers
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Golf Draft Kit: 2019-20 Rankings & Profiles
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Greg Vara and the RotoWire golf crew rank the 2019-20 golfers with projected earnings and season outlooks, as Brooks Koepka has settled the debate over the world's best golfer.
DraftKings PGA: Valspar Championship
211 days ago
Webb Simpson has five top-25 finishes at this event, including one last year, which makes him a pick to click in this week's contests on DraftKings.
Yahoo DFS Golf: Sony Open in Hawaii
281 days ago
Bryson DeChambeau continues rolling along, and he finds himself listed among this week's picks to click in contests on Yahoo.
Past Fantasy Outlooks
2017
2016
One of these years, Rodgers is going to break out. The same thing was likely said prior to last season and the break out obviously did not take place, but at just 25 years of age, Rodger's best golf is still in front of him. Last season was not a great one for Rodgers as a big chunk of his earnings came from one runner-up showing at the John Deere Classic. Outside of that showing, Rodgers didn't accomplish much as he ended the year with only three top-10s. There's not a lot to point to in the numbers that suggest Rodgers is close to a break out season, but he passes the eye test and at his current salary, it doesn't take much to find a place for him on a salary cap roster.
Any time a golfer earns his card via an in-season method, he's going to get noticed and that's what happened with Patrick Rodgers two seasons ago when he earned a spot on the PGA Tour in only 17 starts as a non-member. With that attention come expectations though and unfortunately, Rodgers did not live up to the hype in year-one. The good news is, he played well enough to retain his status for the upcoming season and give it another go. Rodgers has a ton of upside and his price is in a great spot for the upcoming season. He's not a "must-have" in salary cap leagues, but he's close to that status. In drafts he should go near the seventh round.
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Could be close to returning
Undisclosed
June 11, 2019
Rodgers (undisclosed) could be close to returning, according to PGATour.com.
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Won't play at TPC San Antonio
Undisclosed
April 1, 2019
Rodgers has withdrawn his name from the field for this week's Valero Texas Open due to an undisclosed reason, Rob Bolton of PGATour.com reports.
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T30 at Honda Classic
March 4, 2019
Rodgers shot rounds of 68-71-72-69 at the Honda Classic to take home a share of 30th place.
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Falls off pace on Sunday
February 18, 2019
Rodgers closed with a one-over 72 at the Genesis Open to take home a share of 15th place.
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Sets lowest closing 36-hole score
November 18, 2018
Rodgers fired an eight-under 62 in the final round, but was defeated on the second playoff hole by Charles Howell at the RSM Classic.
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