Fred Couples
Fred Couples
60-Year-Old Golfer
2019–20 Fantasy Outlook
There was no outlook written for Fred Couples in 2020. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
Ties for 41st at Safeway Open
October 9, 2018
Couples closed with a three-over 75 on Sunday at the Safeway Open to finish five-under and tied for 41st.
In what could be his last non-major PGA Tour event, Couples surprised with a second-round 65 that inched him near contention before faltering a bit Sunday. The 59-year-old ranked top-25 among the field in both SG: Approach and SG: Around-the-Green, but he may stick to the Champions Tour with his fellow seniors until the Masters in April.
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
Couples turned 50 at the end of last season, and while he appears to be putting off graduation to the Senior Tour, that could change if things go poorly for him early in the year. Couples has certainly had a long and successful career, but his age will make it hard for him to stick with the PGA's younger players.
Couples has made a habit of competing only at certain events each year. The Masters is a good example. He still has enough game to compete at the highest level, but he can't do it every week. That said, Couples is a good waiver-wire player to look for during certain weeks, but not a good player to count on for the entire season.
Couples had a nice bounce-back season in 2005. His year, however, might not have been as good as you thought. Couples chose his spots well finishing second at the Memorial tournament and third at the British Open. He also played in a few more events than normal. His back held up last year, which was not always the case previously. At this price, Couples is not a good pick for 2006. Two reasons: 1) his health is always going to be an issue, and 2) last year's earnings were from 22 events. I would be surprised if he played that often this year.
Couples had a nice comeback in 2003, but we don't think you can expect the same this year. Age will creep in a little more, plus the fact that he just doesn't play that much will lead to a big drop-off. He might be worth a very end spot on your team bench.
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Making 33rd career start at Masters
April 3, 2018
Couples will be in the field for the Masters this week.
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Will play at Masters after missing last season
April 4, 2017
Couples is in the field for the Masters.
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April 4, 2016
Couples has withdrawn from this week's Masters due to acute back problems, Steve DiMeglio of USA TODAY reports.
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February 19, 2016
Couples missed the cut at the Northern Trust Open, finishing with a 4-over par 146.
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July 21, 2015
Couples (back) finished 10th in last week's Encompass Championship on the Champions Tour.
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