Kevin Tway
Kevin Tway
33-Year-Old Golfer
2021–22 Fantasy Outlook
Tway's tie for 14th at the Rocket Mortgage was his best showing last season and one of only two top-25s in 24 starts. He missed 14 cuts. He's secure for one more season thanks to winning the 2018 Safeway Open. Read Past Outlooks
T30 in Napa
September 21, 2021
Tway closed with an even-par 72 on Sunday at the Fortinet Championship to finish eight-under and tied for 30th.
Tway gained just over 2.2 strokes putting throughout his week in Napa, but he averaged only four par-breakers per round while ranking outside the top-50 in GIR percentage. Tway has made the cut in seven of his last eight starts dating to the Travelers Championship.
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
Entering this past season, it looked like Tway was on the right path as he'd posted three consecutive seasons in the top 100 on the FedEx Cup points list, but all of that momentum came to halt this past season. Tway missed the cut in 12 of his 19 starts and failed to card even a single top-25. That's the bad news, but the good news is, his cap number is so low that he's impossible to pass on in a salary cap format. As such, it would be wise to find space for Tway on your salary cap team this season.
Tway started last season on a high note as he won the first event on the fall schedule. He played well throughout fall, but when the calendar turned to 2019, his game went south in a hurry. He recovered a little by the end of the season, but he never showed that fall form again. Regardless, it was a nice season for Tway as he picked up his first PGA Tour win and topped $2 million for the first time. Tway should be a productive player this seaso, but it's hard to imagine him going much better than he did last season. As such, he's not a good salary cap option this season, but he holds plenty of value in other formats.
Tway finished 85th on the FedEx points list last season, which was down 13 spots from the previous season, but the two seasons were pretty similar. Tway's earnings were also very similar from year to year, finishing right about $1.4 million each season. There are any number of ways to get to a number like that, but Tway got there by grinding it out every week. Two seasons ago, Tway had two top-3s, but last season, he had no such luck. He did, however, tee it up 31 times and he made the cut in 24 starts. Most promising, however, was the way that Tway finished last season. Tway made the cut in 12 of his final 13 starts last season and finished inside the top 25 in half of those starts. He also carded three top-10s in that span. Tway appears to be on the way up and as such, makes for a solid salary cap selection this season.
Tway's first go-round on the PGA Tour in 2014 was a complete disaster as he only earned about $167k and recorded no top-25s in 23 starts. His next try, last season, was much better, although it didn't appear as though he had improved much early in the season. Luckily for Tway, he got hot at the end of April and earned there consecutive top-5s, which pretty much made his season. He didn't accomplish much the rest of the season, but that just means there's room for improvement. Tway has the look of a guy who took a while to figure things out and is now ready to move forward, rather than a guy who is out of his league and happened to get lucky this past season.
Tway tied for third in a playoff event to secure his PGA Tour card. It's going to be hard to replicate that this season, as he's had zero top-25s in 32 career PGA starts. His claim to fame is being the son of 1986 PGA champion Bob Tway, and that's not likely to change this season.
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Expected to play RBC Heritage
April 12, 2021
Tway (undisclosed) is listed in the field for this week's RBC Heritage.
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Won't play in Puerto Rico after all
February 22, 2021
Tway (undisclosed) removed his name Monday from the field for this week's Puerto Rico Open, Rob Bolton of reports.
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Listed in Puerto Rico Open field
February 22, 2021
Tway (undisclosed) is listed in the field for this week's Puerto Rico Open.
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Won't play upcoming event
February 7, 2021
Tway won't play at the upcoming AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, Rob Bolton of reports.
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Making Barracuda Championship appearance
July 27, 2020
Tway (undisclosed) is listed in the field for this week's Barracuda Championship.
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