Keith Mitchell
Keith Mitchell
28-Year-Old Golfer
2019–20 Fantasy Outlook
It took Mitchell some time to finally make it on the PGA Tour, but since joining two seasons ago, he's wasted no time in showing everyone what he's capable of. Mitchell earned over $1.6 million in his rookie season and finished 68th on the FedEx list. This past season, Mitchell took his game to the next level by winning the Honda Classic and taking in over $2.3 million in earnings. Mitchell set the bar pretty high last season, but he appears to have the game to go even higher on the money list this season. As such, he's coin-flip for the upcoming season. There are safer picks at this price, but Mitchell might have more upside than most in this range. Read Past Outlooks
Sporadic with driver
June 15, 2020
Mitchell finished T64 at the Charles Schwab Challenge after posting a three-over 73 on Sunday.
Mitchell only hit 44% of the fairways for the tournament and also struggled in SG: Approach, Around-the-green and Putting where he ranked 90th or worse. He's finished T55 and missed the cut at next week's RBC Heritage, where he'll be making his third career appearance.
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
Mitchell finished runner-up at the Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship and 3rd at the AT&T Byron Nelson, but he probably earned more air time for crashing the top-70 while playing at the Dell Technologies Championship in early September. Lost in all of that perhaps was that Mitchell was a rookie this season...who finished inside the top-70 on the FedEx points list. Not a bad start to one's career. In addition to the runner up and 3rd-place finish, he posted two additional top-10s throughout the season and made 21 of 29 cuts. Mitchell is just 26 and he could be an elite player someday, but the fact remains that there's a lot unknown about him at this stage. As such, the bar is simply set too high to take him in a salary cap league this season.
After missing out on the top-25 on the Tour and automatic PGA Tour exemption by just one slot, Mitchell forged through the Tour Finals with a strong showing to earn his PGA Tour card for the first time. On the last year Mitchell posted six top-10s including his best finish, a third at the News Sentinel Open. Mitchell's clear strength is his immense length off the tee that affords him plenty of birdies or better on par-5s, but the rest of his game has room for improvement. Mitchell could surprise at some weaker-fielded events where length is advantageous, but otherwise shouldn't be on your radar this season.
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Finishes T-5 at API
March 9, 2020
Mitchell finished T-5 at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
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Third straight MC at majors
July 23, 2019
Mitchell missed the cut by a single stroke at the Open Championship at Royal Portrush.
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76 on Sunday playing with Tiger
June 3, 2019
Mitchell shot a disappointing four-over 76 in the final round of the Memorial Tournament and dropped into a tie for 48th place.
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Uses length to advantage at WFC
May 5, 2019
Mitchell closed with a two-under 69 at the Wells Fargo Championship to finish in a tie for eighth place.
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Mixed bag in first Masters start
April 15, 2019
Mitchell fired a three-under 69 in the final round of the Masters Tournament to finish in a tie for 43rd place.
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