Brendon de Jonge
Brendon de Jonge
38-Year-Old Golfer
2018–19 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Brendon de Jonge in 2019. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
Joins this week's field
October 22, 2018
De Jonge was added to the field for this week's Sanderson Farms Championship, Rob Bolton of reports.
De Jonge will take the place of David Berganio, who withdrew from the event Monday due to an undisclosed reason. De Jonge failed to make the cut in this event last year.
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
de Jonge is not shy about teeing it up on the PGA Tour. Over the past five seasons, de Jonge has started over 150 events. What that means is, he's giving himself every opportunity to succeed. Last year was actually one of his worst overall, which makes him a good option in salary cap leagues this year. de Jonge is no stranger to the $2 million mark either, he's surpassed it twice in the past five years, so it's entirely possible that de Jonge doubles his 2014 number this year. In draft leagues he should go near the 7th or 8th round.
Unlike a lot of players that finish in the 40-50 range on the money list last year, de Jonge had little problem with consistency in 2013. However, he struggled to find the high-end finishes that make a golfer's season. He'll need to find a couple high-end finishes to top his 2013 number and I'm not sure he'll be able to find them. He's upside isn't high enough to merit a salary cap selection this season and in draft leagues he should go in the 50-60 range.
Brendon de Jonge started quickly during his rookie season in 2010, but he fell back to Earth during his sophomore season. Last year was a pivotal season as it was time to decide which player he was going to be - the one who topped $2 million as a rookie in 2010 or the player who barely topped $1 million as a sophomore. De Jonge tried to put those questions to rest early, but after a couple of good starts, de Jonge began to struggle. It wasn't until June that he started to pull out of his funk and by the end of the year he was back to where he was as a rookie. This could be a sign that he's ready to take off, but he hasn't shown an explosive upside yet. Therefore, it's probably wise to pass on him this year. In draft leagues, he should go in the fifth round.
After an impressive 2010 season, expectations rose for De Jonge, but he failed to build off that momentum last season. De Jonge's numbers fell in nearly every category: total earnings, Top-10s, Top-25s, cuts made and so on. It was obviously a let down to see him perform so poorly after playing so well the year before, but there's still hope. De Jonge's putting improved for the second consecutive year, and if he can get his ball-striking back to where it was in 2010, then he's in for a big year. That's still a big if, of course; it's not a switch that can be turned on. But we've seen enough from De Jonge to know that he has what it takes to succeed on the PGA Tour.
De Jong took a major step forward last year as he not only broke through the $1-million barrier, but the $2-million barrier, as well. The jump in earnings was due to a career-high three top-3 finishes. In fact, those were the first top-3 finishes of his career. Before last season, De Jong spent each year battling to retain his playing privileges. That shouldn't be an issue anymore, but be leery about such a huge jump up in earnings. Expect a slight correction this season. De Jong isn't particularly long off the tee, but he makes up for that by hitting plenty of greens. And once he's on, he strokes the ball well also.
de Jonge was the 2008 Nationwide Tour Player of the year.
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T10 at Zurich Classic team event
April 30, 2018
De Jonge and Troy Merritt paired up and finished in a tie for 10th place at the Zurich Classic despite a one-over 73 in the final round.
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Added to this week's field
October 4, 2017
De Jonge was added to the field for the Safeway Open on Wednesday, Rob Bolton of reports.
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Brendon de Jonge: Is in the field for RBC Heritage
April 13, 2016
De Jonge is playing Hilton Head, where he's enjoyed some success.
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Brendon de Jonge: Missed cut at Farmers Insurance Open
January 29, 2016
De Jonge shot a 77-73 to miss the cut at Torrey Pines by a whopping seven strokes.
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October 25, 2015
De Jonge tied for 13th at the Shriners Open on Sunday at 11-under 273.
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