John Peterson
29-Year-Old Golfer
2018–19 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for John Peterson in 2019. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
Joins Barracuda Championship field
July 30, 2018
Peterson will be in the field for this week's Barracuda Championship, Rob Bolton of PGATour.com reports.
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Peterson, who announced that he'd likely retire earlier this month after barely missing conditional status, received a sponsor exemption to be in the field this week. He's also essentially a lock to qualify for the Web.com Tour Finals, so maybe he won't be retiring after all.
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The former LSU star played 15 events under a major medical extension last season, finished 174th in the point standings. He still has eight tournaments left to keep his card by earning $375,165 or accruing 273.760 FedEx Cup points. That's certainly doable, but far from certain. Peterson, 28, earned nearly $330,000 in those 15 events, when he made seven cuts, three of which were top-25s. His best was a T12 at Phoenix. Peterson just competed in the Web.com Tour Finals but didn't do well enough to earn his card there.
Peterson missed most of the season with a left hand injury and was trying to play his way back on Tour via the Web.com Tour finals. If he doesn't make it, his starts will be severely limited, severely limiting his value (which wasn't great to begin with).
A star golfer out of LSU, Peterson won the Web.com Tour finals last year to become a touted PGA Tour rookie. And he proceeded to fall flat, making only seven of 25 cuts. But he used another strong Web.com playoffs, with one second-place check, to get back to the Show. At only 25, he may have just needed to take his lumps for a year, so expect a better effort than 179th in the FEC standings. But how much better is the big question. Making the top 125 will be a close call.
Peterson gets another crack at PGA Tour via the Web.com Tour. Had some success a few years back, but don't expect too much this season.
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Will likely retire after barely missing conditional status
July 9, 2018
Peterson just missed out on securing conditional status on the PGA Tour after a T13 in the final start of his medical exemption at the Greenbrier Classic.
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Fails to break par after strong opening round
May 8, 2018
Peterson closed with an even-par 71 to finish in a tie for 42nd place at the Wells Fargo Championship.
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Gains entry for Valero Texas Open
April 16, 2018
Peterson (undisclosed) is listed in the field for this week's Valero Texas Open.
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Listed as alternate
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April 9, 2018
Peterson (undisclosed) is listed as an alternate for this week's RBC Heritage.
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Withdraws from Honda Classic
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February 20, 2018
Peterson has withdrawn his name from the field at this week's Honda Classic, Rob Bolton of PGATour.com reports.
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