Matt Jones
Matt Jones
Matt Jones
Matt Jones
2017–18 PGA Stats
Rank
151
Winnings
$538,681
Winnings/Entry
$23,421
Entries
23
Rounds
66
2017–18 Fantasy Outlook
Jones missed just 8 of 20 cuts on the PGA Tour throughout the 2016-17 season, but failed to record a single top-10 and ultimately needed to finish top-25 at the Web.com Tour finals in order to retain his card. Jones' short game has been top-notch, ranking second in SG: Arou... read more
Jones missed just 8 of 20 cuts on the PGA Tour throughout the 2016-17 season, but failed to record a single top-10 and ultimately needed to finish top-25 at the Web.com Tour finals in order to retain his card. Jones' short game has been top-notch, ranking second in SG: Around-the-Green and 25th in sand-save percentage, but he finished the season at just 159th in GIR percentage. Jones experienced his worst campaign since 2012, having earned just $510,622 in 20 starts.
DOB: 4/19/1980   Country: Australia   
Top-15 finish at TPC Deere Run
July 16, 2018
Jones shot a disappointing one-over 72 in the final round to fall into a tie for 12th place at the John Deere Classic.
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  1. Matt Jones 2017–18 Preseason Outlook
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  2. Matt Jones 2016–17 Preseason Outlook
    Jones missed just 8 of 20 cuts on the PGA Tour throughout the 2016-17 season, but failed to record a single top-10 and ultimately needed to finish top-25 at the Web.com Tour finals in order to retain his card. Jones' short game has been top-notch, ranking second in SG: Around-the-Green and 25th in sand-save percentage, but he finished the season at just 159th in GIR percentage. Jones experienced his worst campaign since 2012, having earned just $510,622 in 20 starts.
  3. Matt Jones 2015–16 Preseason Outlook
    Jones has the dubious distinction of finishing 126th on both the FedEx Cup Points List and the money list, when just a couple more points or dollars would have gotten him a PGA Tour card for next season. Now after a missed cut in the last regular-season event of the year at the Wyndham Championship, the former Shell Houston Open winner has an uncertain schedule and some time to fix a game that left his strokes gained ranks of 102nd tee to green, 155th in approach to the green and 159th in putting.
  4. Matt Jones 2014–15 Preseason Outlook
    Jones spent most of his first five years on the PGA Tour on the outside looking in. In fact, he ended up within two spots of that magical 125th spot three of those five years, but he seemed to figure it out in 2013 and now he appears to be on the right track. Last season he set a career-high in earnings, but there's still room to grow here. It's always risky taking a guy who's coming off a career-high in earnings, but Jones could be worth the risk this year. In draft leagues he could go as early as the 4th round.
  5. Matt Jones 2013–14 Preseason Outlook
    Jones is one of those guys thought to have a lot of potential, but for the most part, he's failed to live up to it. He played some good golf at the end of last season however and that could be a sign of things to come. Jones has a lot of upside, even at this price, so he's worth a look in salary cap leagues. In draft leagues you could justify a pick in the high-40s, but considering his lack of name recognition, you could probably get him in the late-50s.
  6. Matt Jones 2010–11 Preseason Outlook
    Jones is a talented golfer but didn't have equivalent results his first two years on the PGA TOUR. Last year was different, however, as he found refuge safely inside the top 125, finishing 72nd on the money list. The future looks bright for Jones, and he'll be hard to pass up at a good price. Jones is fairly long off the tee, but his accuracy is horrible. If he can improve that measure, everything should fall into place. He proved he could putt last year when he ranked 26th in putts per green on the PGA TOUR.
  7. Matt Jones 2009–10 Preseason Outlook
    This will be third straight year for Jones to be a part of the PGA Tour. He was a full member in 2008 and had conditional status in 2009. Jones was able to regain full membership in 2010 via Q School. This Aussie can play and will benefit from his efforts over the last two years.
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Top-15 finish at TPC Deere Run
July 16, 2018
Jones shot a disappointing one-over 72 in the final round to fall into a tie for 12th place at the John Deere Classic.
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T19 result at Travelers Championship
June 25, 2018
Jones shot an up and down even-par 70 in the final round of the Travelers Championship to finish in a tie for 19th place.
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Falls outside top-50 after 73 on Sunday
June 11, 2018
Jones stumbled to a three-over 73 in the final round of the FedEx St. Jude Classic to finish in a tie for 51st place.
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Falters on Sunday
May 20, 2018
Jones finished in a tie for 13th at the AT&T Byron Nelson, after shooting an even par 71 on Sunday.
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Top-20 result at Zurich Classic
April 30, 2018
Jones and Chad Campbell jumped into a tie for 19th place at the Zurich Classic after a one-under 71 on Sunday.
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