Talor Gooch

Talor Gooch

29-Year-Old Golfer
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2021–22 Fantasy Outlook
Gooch put together a very similar season to what he did in 2019-20. He lost strokes again off the tee, but was top 70 on tour in all other areas. Gooch finished the season in the top 40 in scoring average. There's no reason to think the 29-year-old couldn't do it again in 2021-22. Read Past Outlooks
Listed in Shriners field
October 4, 2021
Gooch (undisclosed) is listed in the field for this week's Shriners Children's Open.
ANALYSIS
Gooch withdrew prior to this past week's Sanderson Farms Championship due to an undisclosed reason, but he plans to tee it up this week at TPC Summerlin where he tied for 16th in 2017. Gooch opened his 2021-22 campaign with a T4 at the Fortinet Championship where he gained 5.5 strokes around the greens.
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Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Talor Gooch
FanDuel PGA: THE CJ CUP @ SUMMIT
4 days ago
Marc Leishman has a lot going for him this week, and Ryan Andrade recommends including Leishman in your lineups for the latest contests on FanDuel.
Yahoo DFS Golf: THE CJ CUP @ SUMMIT
4 days ago
Talor Gooch is off to a good start, and he finds himself among Bryce Danielson's golfers to take a look at in this week's contests on Yahoo.
Weekly Recap: Homa-Field Advantage
27 days ago
California kid Max Homa was plenty comfortable in his surroundings this past week, and he calmly and coolly came back to claim the crown at the season-opening Fortinet Championship.
2021-22 Golf Draft Kit: Projected Earnings
39 days ago
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2021-22 Golf Draft Kit: Rankings & Profiles
39 days ago
The RotoWire golf crew ranks the 2021-22 golfers with projected earnings and season outlooks. How high can Jon Rahm fly?
Past Fantasy Outlooks
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2017
Year 3 on the PGA Tour was Gooch's best last season, making 17-of-23 cuts and notching nine top-25 finishes. He ended up top-55 in both SG: Total and scoring average. The 28-year-old solid finish last season does provide some reason for optimism going into Year 4.
Gooch is a perfect example of why you shouldn't write-off anyone that didn't finish in the top-125 the previous season. As a rookie, Gooch finished 139th on the FedEx list, but he retains partial privileges by staying inside the top-150. He parlayed his limited amount of starts (16) into over $1 million in earnings and full privileges for the upcoming season. Gooch appears to have some potential and should be given consideration as a salary cap selection this season.
Gooch's rookie season on the PGA Tour came and went without a top-10 finish, but did include five top-25s as he earned just north of $650,000. He's got plenty of development to do as the 26-year-old was very average in iron play and putting and below average off the tee due to inaccuracy. Don't expect much to change from last season to this one, though there's a decent chance for him to notch his first PGA Tour top-10 at some point in 2018-19.
Gooch appeared to simply be going through the motions throughout a majority of the Web.com season as he placed top-five just once in his first 16 starts, but a runner-up finish at the Price Cutter Charity Championship in August preceded his first career victory at the News Sentinel Open. He earned over $170K during these two weeks alone, boosting him into position to become a rookie on the PGA Tour as he finished sixth on the Web.com's regular season money list. Gooch also made the cut at the 2017 U.S. Open, but a final-round 80 resulted in a second-to-last place finish among those who made the weekend.
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WD's from Sanderson Farms
Undisclosed
September 27, 2021
Gooch (undisclosed) has withdrawn his name from this week's Sanderson Farms Championship, Rob Bolton of PGATour.com reports.
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Solid weekend leads to top-5
September 19, 2021
Gooch shot a four-under 68 on Sunday at the Fortinet Championship to finish in a share of fourth place.
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Moves into top-five on Sunday
March 14, 2021
Gooch fired a five-under 67 in the final round of the PLAYERS Championship to finish in a share of fifth place.
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Jumps to No. 49 in FedEx Cup standings
February 23, 2021
Gooch carded an even-par 71 on Sunday at the Genesis Invitational to finish five-under and tied for 12th.
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Posts another top-5 result
November 8, 2020
Gooch shot a seven-under 63 on Sunday at the Vivint Houston Open to finish in solo fourth place.
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