Golf Draft Kit: 2017-18 Top Rookies
Golf Draft Kit: 2017-18 Top Rookies

This article is part of our Golf Draft Kit series.

Aaron Wise
2017-18 Projected Earnings:
$1,100,000

The former NCAA champion from the University of Oregon has already enjoyed several levels of success as a professional, securing both his first Web.com victory and PGA Tour top-10 during his 2016-2017 campaign. He first gained momentum with a T10 finish at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open back in November, but the highlight of his summer came at the Air Capital Classic in June where he fired back-to-back 62s in his first two rounds and led wire-to-wire. Despite ranking just 72nd in terms of ball striking on the Web.com Tour, Wise could be in line for one of the more successful PGA Tour careers out of this year's class of rookies.

Beau Hossler
2017-18 Projected Earnings:
$1,000,000

Many remember Hossler as the 17-year-old sensation who finished T29 at the 2012 U.S. Open and went on to become a standout at the University of Texas. He now has the chance to become a staple on the PGA Tour after securing his card thanks to a top-25 finish on the Web.com's regular season money list in 2017. Hossler also made 4 of 8 cuts at the PGA level during his 2017 campaign, ranging from the Farmers Insurance Open to the Travelers Championship. He missed just 3 of 14 cuts on the Web.com Tour this past season, while also posting two runner-up finishes. It wouldn't be a surprise to see Hossler make some noise as a 22-year-old rookie given his natural talent and experience in the

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