Kenny Perry
Kenny Perry
58-Year-Old Golfer
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Out
Injury Undisclosed
Est. Return 7/4/2019
2018–19 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Kenny Perry in 2019. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
Withdraws after first round
Undisclosed
May 23, 2019
Perry (undisclosed) withdrew from the Charles Schwab Challenge after the first round Thursday, Ron Mintz of MyGolfDaily.com reports.
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Perry had been battling an injury, but it's not clear if that was the direct cause for his withdrawal from the tournament. The 58-year-old's PGA Tour career is nearing its end, and a 10-over par score on the round may have played a role in his decision to withdraw.
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Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Kenny Perry
DraftKings PGA: Travelers Championship
7 days ago
It's only been days since the last major, but this week's field in Hartford is still stacked. In addition to Jason Day, find out who else makes the cut for this week's picks to click on DraftKings.
DraftKings PGA: Phoenix Open
147 days ago
There are several tantalizing bargains in the player pool for this week's contests on DraftKings, including fan favorite Rickie Fowler.
DraftKings PGA: John Deere Classic
350 days ago
Teenage sensation Joaquin Niemann has posted quality finishes left and right the last several months, making him a golfer to hone in on this week on DraftKings.
FanDuel PGA: John Deere Classic
350 days ago
Bryson DeChambeau will have to defend his title this week, but he also showed he can win at TPC Deere Run and has been playing great of late, so he will be a golfer to target in the upcoming contests on FanDuel.
Yahoo DFS Golf: John Deere Classic
350 days ago
Steve Stricker is old enough to play Champions Tour events these days, but the local favorite's course history makes him a pick to click in this week's PGA Tour contests on Yahoo.
Past Fantasy Outlooks
2011
2010
2009
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2006
Perry failed to hit his trademark hot streak last season and as a result had his worst season since 2006. Normally you could just explain his 2010 performance as a fluke, but you have to factor Perry's age into the equation as he turned 50 last season. Perry will play some on the Champions Tour this season, but he remains focused on the PGA TOUR. Although the number of events might drop for Perry this season, his play during those events should improve from a disappointing 2010 season. Perry is usually strong in three of the four core categories with the exception of putting. During years when Perry plays well, his putting is solid; years like last season, his putting is well off.
Doubting Kenny Perry the last five years has not proved to be a fruitful endeavor. Though he does not possess the physical skills of his competitors, Perry has greatly exceeded expectations recently. However, Perry will turn 50 near the end of the 2010 season, and even the best players in the world almost often regress with age. Perry doesn't appear to be slowing down, but the drop-off can happen quickly when it occurs. For instance, Fred Funk went from Players Champion to Champions' Tour regular in a matter of only two years. Perry's decline might not be as sharp as others', but it is coming, and it is coming soon. Perry, who ranked 14th at the end of 2008, moved up to 10th in the final 2009 Official World Golf Rankings.
Kenny Perry left it all out on the table last season. The question this year is motivation. To get into the top-5, which he did last year; you have to have that extra gear. Perry showed that he had that gear last year, but there was extra motivation involved. Perry is a talented player who can play with anyone when he's on, but a repeat of his 2008 performance is unlikely.
Those that had Kenny Perry on their roster last season spent a long time waiting for that trade mark hot streak of his to kick in, and it never did. Perry came into 2007 off an injury filled 2006 season which meant he was a steal in salary cap leagues. The only problem is, he never found his pre-2006 form last season. Perhaps he wasn't 100 percent last year. If that is that case, then he is again a good value for 2008.
There are players each year that find themselves low on the money list because of injury, and that certainly is the case with Perry. Perry missed two months in the middle of the season last year and his numbers suffered. Perry is a must in salary cap leagues.
Is this the year Kenny Perry comes back to Earth? For some reason every year when I sit down to write my preview I have doubts about Perry. I can't explain it, I've seen Perry at his best, and when he gets it going, he is one of the best players on the planet. I still have my doubts however when it comes to the price tag for this season. Perry won twice last year, had seven top-10s and rarely missed the cut. Why the anguish? Well, he is getting up there in age, he'll turn 46 in August. That's not really it though. Ask yourself, "Is this guy going to get hot at some point this year?" To pay $3.6 million, you'd better hope he does, not only once but a few times. Perry probably has one good run in him this year, but no more than that, which makes him a questionable pick.
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Withdraws from Genesis Open
Undisclosed
February 11, 2019
Perry will not participate in the upcoming Genesis Open, Rob Bolton of PGATour.com reports.
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August 27, 2014
Perry tied for 27th at the PGA Championship.
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May 6, 2014
Perry is in the field for The Players Championship.
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December 10, 2013
Perry is in the field for the Franklin Templeton Shootout, a two-player team competition, this week.
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April 11, 2011
Perry will make his 2011 Champions Tour debut this week at the Outback Steakhouse Pro-Am, Golf Digest reports.
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