Bryson DeChambeau
Bryson DeChambeau
26-Year-Old Golfer
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2019–20 Fantasy Outlook
DeChambeau's 2017-2018 season was absolutely insane. It would have been nearly impossible to replicate what he did during that season last year, but even with that said, more was expected. DeChambeau was north of $8 million just two years ago and while that seemed a little outrageous, something in the neighborhood of $5 million this past season was certainly within reason, but obviously that didn't happen. DeChambeau never found his stride this past season and his slow-play issues near the end likely wore on him. If he can get that behind him, (hopefully by speeding-up his play), then he should be back in the top-10 next season. Read Past Outlooks
Best showing in a major
August 9, 2020
DeChambeau finished in a share of fourth place after firing a four-under 66 in the final round of the PGA Championship.
ANALYSIS
DeChambeau came into the week with 14 career major starts and had yet to record a finish better than T15. Fortunately for him, TPC Harding Park set up perfectly for his bomb and gauge play. To nobody's surprise, DeChambeau led the field this week in SG: Off-the-tee. He also had another very strong putting week, but his short game wasn't sharp enough for him to keep up with Collin Morikawa. You can't deny that all the work DeChambeau put in during the offseason to change his body and his game has paid off. He will hope to make a charge during the FedExCup playoffs in a couple weeks.
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Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Bryson DeChambeau
PGA Championship Recap: Wowza, Morikawa!
2 days ago
With not one, but two shots for the ages, Collin Morikawa emerged from the pack and won his first major at the PGA Championship.
Betting on Golf: PGA Championship
8 days ago
Ryan Pohle makes his RotoWire debut and provides his best bets for this week's PGA Championship. Bryson DeChambeau figures to be a popular pick, but few will have him with as favorable odds as Ryan does.
WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational Recap: Winning In Memphis
9 days ago
A late-Sunday surge gave Justin Thomas both the title in Tennessee and the top spot in the Official World Golf Ranking.
Majors Value Meter: PGA Championship Rankings
11 days ago
Len Hochberg ranks the field for the season's first major. Justin Thomas, shooting for his second PGA Championship title, heads the list.
FanDuel PGA: WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational
15 days ago
Billy Horschel has a stellar track record at TPC Southwind, which helps him land a spot among Ryan Andrade's picks to click on FanDuel this week.
Past Fantasy Outlooks
2018
2017
2016
DeChambeau's ascent to the top of the PGA Tour hasn't taken long. DeChambeau first hit the scene in 2016 and he quickly made his mark. In his first full season on the PGA Tour, he picked up a runner-up at the Puerto Rico Open and a win at the John Deere Classic. Things were certainly looking up for DeChambeau and there was an expectation that he would continue to improve in 2017-18. To say he improved though is a huge understatement. DeChambeau blew all expectations out of the water with three wins and more than $8 million. The next step, of course, is a major, but whether he wins one this season, it will be tough to top what he accomplished last season. As such, he's not an option in salary cap formats. In draft formats he's a first-round pick.
If not for Jon Rahm, DeChambeau may have been the most hyped young player on the PGA Tour this past season. That gives you an idea of how highly those in the golf world think of DeChambeau. Though he started slowly last season, he managed to find his game at the John Deere Classic where he picked up his first career PGA Tour win. Though he failed to record a top-10 the rest of the season, he didn't fall off the map like some guys do after their first big win. With that in mind, DeChambeau holds plenty of value entering this season.
Here's the thing about DeChambeau: the dude's legit, but this is going to be a tough road for him. Yes, he nearly won the RBC Heritage in his first week on Tour but then he struggled, big time, missing four straight cuts. He admitted that he overprepared and worked too hard, perhaps expected considering the angles (figuratively and literally) at which he looks at golf. The man whose irons are the same length firmly believes he has the power to change golf -- and he very well might. Kudos to him for winning the DAP Championship in a playoff, the first Web.com Tour Finals event, to clinch his PGA Tour card. But getting acclimated to the traveling grind and learning all the golf courses on tour won't be easy - it's not even for the best -- and it wouldn't surprise if it takes the better part of a season for DeChambeau to work his way into a groove. That might not be a bust in a golf fan's eyes but in the eyes of a fantasy player it might not be good enough.
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Iron play well off in Memphis
August 2, 2020
DeChambeau battled to a tie for 30th at the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational after rounds of 67-73-69-67.
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Notches first MC since September
July 21, 2020
DeChambeau carded a 36-hole total of five-over-par to miss the cut at the Memorial Tournament by two shots last week.
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Picks up 6th Tour win in Detroit
July 5, 2020
DeChambeau fired a seven-under 65 in the final round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic to pick up the victory by three strokes.
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Sixth consecutive top-10 finish
June 28, 2020
DeChambeau closed with a two-under 68 in the final round of the Travelers Championship to finish in a share of sixth place.
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T8 finish at RBC Heritage
June 21, 2020
DeChambeau closed with a five-under 66 in the final round of the RBC Heritage to finish in a share of eighth place.
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