Fabian Gomez
Fabian Gomez
41-Year-Old Golfer
2019–20 Fantasy Outlook
Gomez has appeared in at least 20 PGA Tour events throughout each of the last five seasons, and he'll retain his card again for the 2019-20 campaign despite finishing just 169th in the FedEx Cup standings. It took a runner-up effort at the Korn Ferry Tour Championship to keep his status, having collected only four top-25s in 20 starts on the PGA Tour this past season. Nonetheless, he managed to post a couple top-15s late in the summer at the 3M Open and Wyndham Championship, picking up steam before the KFT Finals. The 40-year-old Argentinian was 39th in SG: Around-the-Green, but ranked 100th or worse in the remaining Strokes Gained subcategories. Read Past Outlooks
T13 at 3M Open
July 8, 2019
Gomez fired a six-under 65 in the final round of the 3M Open to record a share of 13th place.
Gomez put together a flawless final round, which bested his previous best from the week by three shots. Gomez had the short game on point, ranking third in SG: Around and tops in putts per GIR. This was a must needed finish after he had missed the cut in his previous four starts. Gomez will be in the field for the John Deere Classic.
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
Gomez tied his career high with 16 made cuts throughout the 2017-18 PGA Tour season, but descended to 162nd in the FedExCup standings and was forced to regain his card through the Web.com Tour Finals. The 39-year-old finished T17-T9 at the Web.com Tour Championship and Albertsons Boise Open to end the season on a positive note, but he remains outside of the top 500 in the Official World Golf Ranking. In 2017-18, Gomez lost strokes in every category except putting, ranking 40th on tour with the flat stick from inside 10 feet.
Gomez finished 171st, but keeps his card thanks to winning the 2016 Sony Open. He also had three other top-10s and cashed more than $2 million in 2015-16. But last season was not so fruitful for Gomez, who made 10 cuts in 21 starts, with three top-25s, the best being T18 at Memphis.
It took a while for Gomez to get going on the PGA Tour as poor play and injuries slowed him for much of his first three years on tour, but he seems to have figured it out and he's looking for a third consecutive solid season this year. The negative aspect of Gomez' game is his cut percentage. He's missed 19 cuts in 52 starts over the past two season and will need to improve that number if he's to continue his ascent up the rankings. Gomez relies too heavily on wins to boost his numbers and it's impossible to project wins for a guy like Gomez. With that in mind, Gomez is not a smart salary cap option this year. In drafts, Gomez should be taken in the fifth or sixth round.
Gomez is back after full-time duty in 2011 and 2013, when he notched his best finish, runner-up in the opposite-field Puerto Rico Open. A second-place finish on the Web.com Tour helped him get back, securing a top-25 spot on the regular-season money list. At 48th in the priority rankings, it’s not a good place to be.
Gomez has steadily moved up the ranks of the Nationwide Tour the last three seasons and has finally earned his PGA TOUR card for 2011. Gomez has improved his scoring average about one stroke per year over the last couple seasons. The best could be in front of Gomez.
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Joins Valero field
April 1, 2019
Gomez will be in the field for this week's Valero Texas Open, Rob Bolton of PGATour.com reports.
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Post best finish of year in Hartford
June 25, 2018
Gomez fired off a five-under 65 on Sunday at the Travelers Championship to finish in a tie for 19th place.
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Tremendous putting in final round 64
May 21, 2018
Gomez carded a seven-under 64 in the final round to move way up into a tie for 32nd place at the AT&T Byron Nelson.
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Ties for 50th at RBC Heritage
April 17, 2018
Gomez shot rounds of 68-71-71-73 to end up finishing in a tie for 50th at the RBC Heritage.
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T45 finish in Mexico
November 13, 2017
Gomez shot a two-under 69 in his fourth round Sunday, finishing in a tie for 45th at the OHL Classic.
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