Andrew Putnam
Andrew Putnam
30-Year-Old Golfer
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2018–19 Fantasy Outlook
Putnam's rookie season and his second season on the PGA Tour could not have been more different. Putnam's rookie season was a disaster. He missed more cuts than he made and earned only two top-25 all season. In total, he had less than $300k to show by the end of the season. His second season started like his first ended, with missed cuts and zero top-25s through his first five starts. He posted his first career top-25 at the Career Builder Challenge in January, but he didn't really get rolling until March. A top-5 at the Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship was the springboard for a nice run that would see him produce at a high- evel through the end of the season. The pinnacle was a win at the Barracuda Championship in August, but he also posted a runner-up at the FedEx St. Jude Classic. Good things appear to be in-store for Putnam, but there's not enough of a track record to spend this type of money on him in a salary cap format. In draft leagues he'll have plenty of value though and he'll likely fall further than he should because he's not well known right now. Read Past Outlooks
Won't advance to East Lake
August 18, 2019
Putnam closed with a three-under 69 on Sunday at the BMW Championship to finish six-under and tied for 43rd.
ANALYSIS
Putnam, who entered the week at exactly 30th in the FedEx Cup standings, did not play well enough at Medinah to remain there and will not qualify for East Lake as a result. Putnam lost nearly three strokes off the tee as he finished dead last in driving distance. In three full seasons on the PGA Tour from 2015-2019, Putnam has yet to advance to the Tour Championship, though he's made at least $2.3M in on-course earnings the past two years.
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
2017
2015
Putnam earns back his PGA Tour card after originally losing it due to a poor 2015 campaign in which he missed 13 of 23 cuts, falling to 182nd in the FedExCup standings. The 28-year-old's 2017 Web.com campaign included a win at the Panama Claro Championship in February, and he finished the season having missed just three cuts in 20 events. Putnam statistically doesn't stand out among his peers, but was able to finish eighth on the regular season money list thanks to his ranking of 11th in terms of scoring average.
Putnam, the brother of current PGA Tour player Michael Putnam (who finished the 2013-2014 season 93rd in FedEx Cup points), used a victory at the WNB Golf Classic and a second at the season-opening Pacific Rubiales Colombia Championship Presented by Claro to finish the regular season second in money to clinch his PGA Tour card. He concluded the year with three other top-10s and 13 top-25 finishes in 22 starts. Ninth in putting average and ninth in scoring average on the Web.com Tour this past season, having his brother as a resource could help shorten the learning curve and get Putnam contending on the PGA Tour early on in the fall.
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Falls to T32 after 78 on Sunday
July 22, 2019
Putnam dropped into a tie for 32nd place after a disastrous seven-over-par 78 on Sunday at the Open Championship.
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T4 at Scottish Open
July 16, 2019
Putnam fired a bogey-free seven-under 64 in the final round of the Scottish Open to finish in a tie for fourth place.
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T43 at U.S. Open
June 18, 2019
Putnam fired a two-under 69 in the final round of the U.S. Open to finish in a tie for 43rd place.
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Taking part in U.S. Open
June 10, 2019
Putnam was added to the field for this week's U.S. Open, Rob Bolton of PGATour.com reports.
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Leads field in putts per GIR
June 2, 2019
Putnam carded a two-under 70 on Sunday at the Memorial Tournament to finish six-under and tied for 17th.
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