Blayne Barber
29-Year-Old Golfer
2018–19 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Blayne Barber in 2019. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
T39 in White Sulphur Springs
July 9, 2018
Barber came home with a one-under 69 in the final round of the Greenbrier Classic to finish in a tie for 39th place.
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Barber got off to a three-over start through his firs six holes on Sunday, but bounced back by going bogey free the rest of the way and sinking four birdies. He drove the ball well this week, ranking T7 in fairways hit and 25th in SG: Off-the-tee. Barber just wasn't getting the putts to drop, as he finished T70 in putts per GIR and 54th in SG: Putting. He has made his last three cuts, but will need a big move at the John Deere Classic next week if he wants to have a realistic shot of making the FedExCup playoffs.
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Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Blayne Barber
Golf Draft Kit: 2018-19 Deep Dive
120 days ago
Len Hochberg looks for gems in the bottom of the barrel among golfers who finished far out of the top 125 but still qualify for this season's PGA Tour. Don't forget Bill Haas.
Golf Draft Kit: 2017-18 Best Values
September 27, 2017
Our Best Values rankings will help fantasy owners draft players who will significantly out-earn last year's money totals, like Jason Day.
Golf Draft Kit: 2017-18 Projected Earnings
September 27, 2017
The RotoWire golf crew projected 2017-18 earnings for more than 200 golfers who have PGA Tour cards for this season. Will Dustin Johnson be the leading money winner?
Golf Draft Kit: 2017-18 Rankings & Profiles
September 27, 2017
Greg Vara ranks the 2017-18 golfers with projected earnings and season outlooks. Will Justin Spieth lead the tour once again?
Wyndham Championship: Stenson on a Roll
August 21, 2017
Henrik Stenson beat Ollie Schniederjans by one stroke for the victory at Sedgefield Country Club, which ensures his PGA eligibility for next year.
Past Fantasy Outlooks
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Barber finished runner-up at the RSM Classic last fall and essentially coasted the rest of the season. That runner-up alone wasn't enough to secure his card for this season, but it was the major factor in him earning that card. A top-20 at the Players and a top-15 at the Barracuda Championship gave him just enough points for the upcoming season, but other than retaining his card, the season was nothing to write home about. Barber is no stranger to fighting until the end of the season for his playing privileges as he followed a similar script in 2015-16 when he finished 112th in points, but a year prior he failed to get over the hump. Bottom line is, Barber seems destined to be in this range year after year and as such, he has no value as a salary cap option.
Barber's earnings numbers are a statistical oddity over the past two season. For starters, he earned just over $200 more last season than he did the previous season. Yes, just $200 difference. The other oddity is, even though his earning's number has stayed virtually the same, his FedEx rank went from 145 in 2014-15 to 101st last season. That would indicate that he's playing better against stiffer competition. That bodes well for Barber as he's entering just his third season on the PGA Tour. Barber's upside may be limited, but he appears to be a safe pick, so he might be worth a look in salary cap leagues. In draft leagues he could go as early as the ninth round.
Barber is most known for his good sportsmanship after he disqualified himself from the first stage of PGA Tour Qualifying School in 2012 six days after play was completed after he was unsure he broke a rule while in a bunker (http://golfweek.com/news/2012/nov/05/blayne-barber-disqualifies-himself-six-days-after-/). The golfing gods have a way of rewarding people who do the right thing, and less than two years later, Barber is now a PGA Tour rookie. (As that Golfweek Magazine article reminds us, Chesson Hadley, who got through only because Barber DQ’d himself, was the only PGA Tour rookie to win on tour in 2013-2014. He never makes it to the Web.com Tour for 2013 if Barber doesn’t DQ himself.) This year on the Web.com Tour Barber used a win at the South Georgia Classic presented by First State Bank and Trust Company and a T3 at the BMW Charity Pro-Am Presented by SYNNEX Corporation two weeks later to help earn enough money to get his card. He finished the regular season seventh on the money list, and tacked on a T6 finish at the third Finals event to help his Reshuffle List position. With some more good fortune on his side, Barber could have a great chance to erase a lot of demons this season on the PGA Tour
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Ties for 26th at Travelers Championship
June 25, 2018
Barber turned in rounds of 68-69-68-67 at the Travelers Championship and finish in a tie for 26th place.
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Top-25 finish at RSM Classic
November 20, 2017
Barber closed with an even par 70 on Sunday, finishing in a tie for 25th at the RSM Classic.
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Even par 71 on Sunday
November 13, 2017
Barber finished in a tie for 45th in the OHL Classic, after carding an even par 71 in his fourth round Sunday.
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T30 at RBC Canadian Open
July 31, 2017
Barber fired a four-under 68 in the final round to finish in a tie for 30th place at the RBC Canadian Open .
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Climbs leaderboard on Sunday
May 15, 2017
Barber fired a final round three-under 69 to move up into a tie for 16th place at THE PLAYERS Championship.
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