Aaron Wise
24-Year-Old Golfer
2019–20 Fantasy Outlook
Wise came onto the PGA Tour guns a blazin' last season as he picked up a win and a runner-up on his way to over $3.4 million in earnings. Wise certainly looked the part of the "next big thing", but his follow-up season left a lot to be desired. It's not unheard of for a golfer to have a strong rookie season and then fall into a slump the following year, so there's no reason to panic here. In fact, there's opportunity for salary cap purposes and Wise's earnings number is more than reasonable for the upcoming season. Read Past Outlooks
Makes fifth cut of season
June 28, 2020
Wise closed with a one-under 69 on Sunday at the Travelers Championship to finish seven-under and tied for 46th.
Wise struggled with the flat stick throughout the weekend at TPC River Highlands, but he hit 75 percent of the greens in regulation en route to just his fifth made cut in 13 starts this season. The University of Oregon product has now broken 70 in five straight tournament rounds dating to Friday at the RBC Heritage, and he'll be in the field again this week at the Rocket Mortgage Classic where he tied for 35th in 2019.
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
Wise wasn't among the top of his Web.com Tour class prior to his entrance to PGA Tour, so expectations weren't exactly high for him, and there was nothing on the course that Wise did early last season to catch much attention, but that changed at the Wells Fargo Championship in May. Wise finished runner-up at the Wells Fargo and in case anyone thought that effort was a fluke, he put all questions to bed the following week when he won the At&T Byron Nelson. He did miss five cuts directly following that win, but he recovered with a pair of top-10s later in the season. If Wise had a long track record of success, he might be in-play in salary cap formats this season, but since we only have one year to go no, he simply carries too much risk.
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.
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Struggling to make cuts
March 30, 2020
Wise has competed in 11 events in the 2019-20 season and has only made four cuts.
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Tough third round at Pebble Beach
June 17, 2019
Wise closed with a two-under 69 on Sunday at the U.S. Open to finish one-over and tied for 35th.
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Misses cut by four in Canada
June 10, 2019
Wise ended up missing the cut by four shots at the RBC Canadian Open after shooting rounds of 74-68.
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Fifth MC of season
June 4, 2019
Wise missed the cut by a shot at the Memorial Tournament after carding rounds of 74-72.
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Top-20 at WFC
May 6, 2019
Wise scored a tie for 18th place at the Wells Fargo Championship after shooting an even-par 71 on Sunday.
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