Kevin Chappell
Kevin Chappell
Kevin Chappell
Kevin Chappell
2017–18 PGA Stats
Rank
83
Winnings
$1,608,338
Winnings/Entry
$69,928
Entries
23
Rounds
74
2017–18 Fantasy Outlook
Chappell's career arc has been a strange one as he spent his first five seasons on the PGA Tour securing his card with relative ease, but rarely showing any signs of huge potential. That changed during the 2015-16 season when he earned more than $4.5 million. The odd thing... read more
Chappell's career arc has been a strange one as he spent his first five seasons on the PGA Tour securing his card with relative ease, but rarely showing any signs of huge potential. That changed during the 2015-16 season when he earned more than $4.5 million. The odd thing about that season is that he didn't win. Chappell did finish runner-up four times though. In another strange twist, he finally picked up his first win last season, but his earnings fell way off from the previous season. Chappell is certainly capable of significantly improving upon his number from this past season as he did it, just a season prior, but he's exactly a safe pick at this price.
T39 at WGC-Bridgestone
August 7, 2018
Chappell shot rounds of 71-72-68-70 at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational to finish in a tie for 39th place.
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  1. Kevin Chappell 2017–18 Preseason Outlook
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  2. Kevin Chappell 2016–17 Preseason Outlook
    Chappell's career arc has been a strange one as he spent his first five seasons on the PGA Tour securing his card with relative ease, but rarely showing any signs of huge potential. That changed during the 2015-16 season when he earned more than $4.5 million. The odd thing about that season is that he didn't win. Chappell did finish runner-up four times though. In another strange twist, he finally picked up his first win last season, but his earnings fell way off from the previous season. Chappell is certainly capable of significantly improving upon his number from this past season as he did it, just a season prior, but he's exactly a safe pick at this price.
  3. Kevin Chappell 2015–16 Preseason Outlook
    How exactly does a guy make over $4.5 million without winning once? Easy, just find four runner-ups throughout the season like Chappell did last season. Chappell's high-point came at the TOUR Championship, where he lost in a playoff to Rory McIlroy and that's a great sign for his future. Not only did he make it to the playoff, but he did it against the best players in the world on a very tough track. The future is bright for Chappell, but as is often the case with young guys who make over $4 million in one season, he's simply not a good salary cap option this season. In draft leagues he'll go very late in the first round or early in the 2nd-round.
  4. Kevin Chappell 2014–15 Preseason Outlook
    Chappell was the definition of a grinder during the 2014 season. 28 starts, 22 cuts made, nine top-25s, but only one top-10. It's kind of amazing that a guy can earn over $1.3 million and finish inside the top-100 on the money list with only one top-10. Chappell's career hasn't looked much like his 2014 season though. In 2013 he had three top-10s and a runner-up finish at the Memorial. Chappell shouldn't have a hard time improving on his 2014 earnings number, but a significant improvement might be asking too much. In draft leagues Chappell should go around the 9th round.
  5. Kevin Chappell 2013–14 Preseason Outlook
    Chappell started slowly in 2013 missing more cuts than he made through the end of April, but a runner-up finish at the Memorial in June kick-started his season. After that finish, Chappell missed only one cut the rest of the season and he picked up where he left off last season with three made cuts in three starts during the 2013-2014 season. Chappell has the potential to take a step up this year, but he's a little pricey at this spot. In draft leagues he should go in the 50-60 range.
  6. Kevin Chappell 2012–13 Preseason Outlook
    Chappell posted just one top-10 last year but picked the right spot to do it - at the U.S. Open. That check of more than $160K was by far his largest of the season and helped him just creep into the top 125. After a strong rookie season in 2011, Chappell's 2012 was a disappointment as his earnings were cut in half. He does have some upside, though, as he proved in 2011 and at his price, he's not a bad gamble. In draft leagues, Chappell should go in the 10th round or later.
  7. Kevin Chappell 2011–12 Preseason Outlook
    The main goal for any PGA Tour rookie is earning his card for the following year. Sure, certain players might have loftier goals, but in the end, the most important thing is ensuring one's continued play on the PGA Tour. Chappell wasted little time in accomplishing his goal last season as he earned a runner-up finish at the Valero Texas Open in April, which netted him more than $500K. From there he needed only another Top-10 or two to get safely inside the Top-125. Chappell, though, had other things in mind. Two months after his showing in Texas, he tied for third-place at the U.S. Open. To add icing to the cake, he posted another third-place finish in his final event of the season. Chappell appears headed in the right direction, and his finish at the U.S. Open last year earned him a spot in this year's field, something that not many sophomores get.
  8. Kevin Chappell 2010–11 Preseason Outlook
    Chappell was one of the more consistent players on the Nationwide Tour last season. In addition to one victory, he also earned a runner-up, a third-place finish and seven top-10s in 24 starts. In all, 10 top-25s in 24 starts. That kind of consistency will serve him well on the PGA TOUR this year.
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T39 at WGC-Bridgestone
August 7, 2018
Chappell shot rounds of 71-72-68-70 at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational to finish in a tie for 39th place.
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T6 finish at Carnoustie
July 23, 2018
Chappell shot a two-over 73 in the final round of the Open Championship to finish in a tie for sixth place.
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T30 result at Greenbrier Classic
July 9, 2018
Chappell carded an even-par 70 on Sunday at the Greenbrier Classic to finish in a tie for 30th place.
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Misses fifth cut in last six starts
June 11, 2018
Chappell had another off week at the FedEx St. Jude Classic and missed the cut by a whopping 11 shots.
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Ties for 30th at Valero Texas Open
April 23, 2018
Chappell closed with a two-over 74 on Sunday at the Valero Texas Open to finish three-under and tied for 30th.
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