Ryan Armour
43-Year-Old Golfer
2018–19 Fantasy Outlook
Prior to last season, Armour had a per start average of $17,836. To put that in perspective, if he were to play 30 events per season, he'd make somewhere around $535k. Not bad for your average Joe, but not good enough to keep you PGA Tour card. Fortunately for Armour, he blew that average out of the water last season when he picked up his first PGA Tour win at Sanderson Farms Championship. That win came in fall 2017, but it sets him up for this season as well as the season after. Armour doesn't have to worry about keeping his card this season and salary cap owners don't have to worry about selecting him. Armour had no track record of success prior to his win last fall and as of now, that win is the outlier. Until that changes, there's no reason to consider him in salary cap leagues. Read Past Outlooks
T6 at Valspar Championship
March 24, 2019
Armour finished in a tie for sixth place after shooting a two-under 69 in the final round of the Valspar Championship.
Armour was four-under after 14 holes on Sunday, but bogeyed two of his final four to fall outside the top-five. Despite a shaky putter, Armour played really well in all areas. He ranked eighth in SG: Approach, second in SG: Tee-to-green, and first in scrambling percentage. Armour had missed six of his previous seven cuts so this was a much needed result. He is not in the field for the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play.
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
For a second straight year Armour earned his way to the PGA Tour, but this time around it was his strong work early in the Web.com Tour Finals that netted him full exemption. Armour last season used a second-round 61 at the Wyndham Championship to post his lone top-10, but if can somehow find a way to improve his short game he's got potential to improve on last seasons earnings.
Armour was 12th on the Web.com regular-season money list, so he's back for another go-round on the PGA Tour. But he's 40 years old and has played only 83 Tour events going back to his 2007 debut season. This could be his final ride at the PGA Tour rodeo.
The 38-year-old Ohioan used five top 10s, including a runner-up, to finish in the top 25 on the Web.com Tour regular-season money list, which is a good thing, since he missed the last three cuts of the playoffs. At 40th in the priority ranking, getting 20 PGA Tour starts will be difficult. Armour played two PGA seasons, in 2007-08, with three top 10s. Don’t expect him to play two consecutive seasons this time around.
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T12 at Honda Classic
March 4, 2019
Armour closed with a one-over 71 on Sunday at the Honda Classic to finish three-under and tied for 12th.
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Moves into top-25 on Sunday
January 14, 2019
Armour climbed into a tie for 22nd place at the Sony Open after shooting a four-under 66 in the final round.
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Hits 55-of-56 fairways at RSM
November 19, 2018
Armour fired a six-under 64 in the final round of the RSM Classic to jump into a tie for 15th place.
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Top-25 showing at Mayakoba Golf Classic
November 12, 2018
Armour fired a five-under 66 in the final round of the Mayakoba Golf Classic to finish in a tie for 21st place.
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Falls outside top-25 on Sunday
October 23, 2018
Armour dropped 19 spots into a tie for 29th place after a one-over 73 in the final round of the CJ Cup.
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