Lanto Griffin
Lanto Griffin
31-Year-Old Golfer
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2019–20 Fantasy Outlook
Relegated to the Korn Ferry Tour after a PGA Tour rookie campaign in 2018 that included missed cuts in half of his 26 showings, Griffin rebounded in a big way by finishing sixth on the KFT's Regular Season Points List in 2019. He won the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail Championship in late April and threatened to go back-to-back the following week at the Dormie Network Classic, but Xinjun Zhang steered five strokes clear of his peers at the top of the leaderboard by tournament's end while Griffin tied for second. Griffin reached double-digit top-25 finishes on the KFT as he ranked eighth in birdie average and seventh in putts per round. The 31-year-old journeyman owns four total wins as a professional, but Griffin has yet to make his presence felt at the PGA Tour level. Read Past Outlooks
Impressive in early part of season
April 1, 2020
Griffin sits eighth in the FedExCup standings with help from his win at the Houston Open.
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Griffin was one of the most impressive players in the fall, posting six straight top-20's to begin the season. 2020 has been pretty solid for Griffin as well, notching three top-15 finishes. The 31-year-old ranks 31st in SG: Total and 36th in scoring average this season.
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2017 Fantasy Outlook
Griffin's 2017 campaign got off to an extremely sluggish start with seven missed cuts in his first 11 events, but he bounced back tremendously with a win at the Nashville Golf Open in early July to salvage his season and earn a PGA Tour card for the first time in his career. Accuracy woes off the tee marked Griffin's Achilles' heal throughout the year, though he was still able to rank 14th in birdie average thanks to a hot putter. Griffin has appeared in just two PGA events during his career, missing the cut during both starts back in 2011.
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Rough closing stretch at Pebble
February 9, 2020
Griffin posted a one-over 73 on Sunday at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am to finish eight-under and tied for ninth.
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Excellent final round in Hawaii
January 13, 2020
Griffin fired a six-under 64 on Sunday at the Sony Open to finish eight-under and tied for seventh.
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Earns top-15 despite putting woes
January 6, 2020
Griffin closed with a one-under 72 on Sunday at the Sentry Tournament of Champions to finish six-under and alone in 13th place.
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Gets first win in Houston
October 13, 2019
Griffin picked up his first PGA Tour win at the Houston Open on Sunday after shooting a three-under 69 in the final round.
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T26 at Greenbrier Classic
July 9, 2018
Griffin closed with a two-under 68 in the final round of the Greenbrier Classic to finish in a tie for 26th place.
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