Francesco Molinari
Francesco Molinari
Francesco Molinari
Francesco Molinari
2017–18 PGA Stats
Rank
13
Winnings
$4,902,042
Winnings/Entry
$258,002
Entries
19
Rounds
66
2017–18 Fantasy Outlook
Molinari took a huge leap forward last season, going from more than $1 million in earnings during the 2015-16 season to just under $3 million in earnings last season. He also jumped from five top-25s to 14 top-25s last season. The addition of a runner-up finish at the PGA C... read more
Molinari took a huge leap forward last season, going from more than $1 million in earnings during the 2015-16 season to just under $3 million in earnings last season. He also jumped from five top-25s to 14 top-25s last season. The addition of a runner-up finish at the PGA Championship did wonders for his overall numbers as well as it nearly vaulted Molinari into the top-30. As for the upcoming season, it's hard to imagine that Molinari has another significant jump in him as his previous jump was so large. As such, he's not a great salary cap option this season.
DOB: 11/8/1982   Country: Italy   
Bogey-free final 54 holes at Aronimink
September 11, 2018
Molinari closed with a three-under 67 on Monday at the BMW Championship to finish 16-under and T8.
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
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  1. Francesco Molinari 2017–18 Preseason Outlook
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  2. Francesco Molinari 2016–17 Preseason Outlook
    Molinari took a huge leap forward last season, going from more than $1 million in earnings during the 2015-16 season to just under $3 million in earnings last season. He also jumped from five top-25s to 14 top-25s last season. The addition of a runner-up finish at the PGA Championship did wonders for his overall numbers as well as it nearly vaulted Molinari into the top-30. As for the upcoming season, it's hard to imagine that Molinari has another significant jump in him as his previous jump was so large. As such, he's not a great salary cap option this season.
  3. Francesco Molinari 2015–16 Preseason Outlook
    Molinari has been a staple on the European Tour for quite a while now and when he made the move to full-time on the PGA Tour, big things were expected. After two years on the PGA Tour, Molinari has yet to make a splash. He's spent the first two seasons hovering around the $1 million mark in earnings and it doesn't look like that number is about to jump any time soon. With that in mind, he doesn't hold a lot of value in salary cap leagues, but considering his status, he holds a little extra value in draft leagues, where he should go near the 8th-round.
  4. Francesco Molinari 2014–15 Preseason Outlook
    Francesco and his brother Edoardo have been mainstays on the golf scene for years now, with Francesco ending the 2013-2014 PGA Tour season with the better results. He finished the season with only two top-10s, a T5 at the Arnold Palmer Invitational Presented by Mastercard and a T6 at The Players Championship. However, of his 12 PGA Tour starts, seven were in the top-25, and over time he accumulated enough points to get his PGA Tour card. The concern with Molinari, however, has nothing to do with his 2014 season. Instead, it’s his lack of knowledge of PGA Tour venues. Because he’s been a non-member since he started qualifying for majors, Molinari’s PGA Tour schedule has consisted solely of the majors, the WGCs, and the events surrounding those such as Doral. However to be successful on the PGA Tour you need to perform well in all parts of the schedule, including at many venues Molinari has never seen before. There’s a reason why many guys win in their second and third year on tour: that process takes time. Expect the same for Molinari.
  5. Francesco Molinari 2012–13 Preseason Outlook
    Molinari is a top player on the European Tour, but that success has not translated to the PGA TOUR in recent years. Although he has made a good percentage of cuts, he's lacked the high-end finishes in the states. Expect more of the same this season with Molinari showing up here and there on the leaderboard, but not accomplishing much in the big picture.
  6. Francesco Molinari 2011–12 Preseason Outlook
    Last year was a tale of three seasons for Molinari. The first was impressive with a Top-15 at the Honda Tournament of Champions and a Top-3 at the WGC Cadillac Championship. The second was horrifying with a string of missed cuts that lasted from the Masters through the British Open. The final act was just OK with no missed cuts but no Top-10s, either. Of all the acts of his 2011 season, the middle one was the most puzzling as Molinari is too good to miss that many cuts in a row. Expect more consistency this season and maybe an appearance on a Sunday leaderboard at a major.
  7. Francesco Molinari 2010–11 Preseason Outlook
    The other Molinari brother fared about the same as his brother, Edoardo, last season, but without the top-3 finish. Francesco Molinari's top finish on the PGA TOUR last season was a T9 at the Players Championship. Much like his brother, though, Francesco had little success at the four majors. He'll mostly play in Europe in 2011.
  8. Francesco Molinari 2009–10 Preseason Outlook
    Molinari could be a nice sleeper pick. He played well at the U.S. Open, the British Open and the PGA Championship where he earned a top-10. He capped the season with a win at the Omega Mission Hills World Cup, but that was an unofficial event. Still, a win is a win and will certainly help his confidence. Francesco (OWGR #38) and brother Edoardo (OWGR #48) will be playing in the 2010 Masters based on their world rankings at the end of 2009.
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Bogey-free final 54 holes at Aronimink
September 11, 2018
Molinari closed with a three-under 67 on Monday at the BMW Championship to finish 16-under and T8.
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Set to return to action at BMW Championship
September 4, 2018
Molinari is in the field for this week's BMW Championship.
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Not teeing it up this week
August 28, 2018
Molinari is not in the field for this week's Dell Technologies Championship, Rob Bolton of PGATour.com reports.
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Gets into contention once again
August 12, 2018
Molinari closed with a bogey-free round of three-under 67 on Sunday at the PGA Championship to finish in a tie for sixth place.
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Cools down after red hot stretch
August 6, 2018
Molinari had a pedestrian week at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational and finished in a tie for 39th place.
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