Abraham Ancer
Abraham Ancer
29-Year-Old Golfer
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2019–20 Fantasy Outlook
Ancer ended the 2017-2018 with a flurry and he picked-up right where he left off to start the 2018-2019 season. When the calendar flipped to 2019, he lost a little steam, but he managed to play well here and there on his way to a career high in earnings. This past season was just his third on the PGA Tour and Ancer is yet to find a win, but it's only a matter of time. His number for this season is reasonable and he's definitely worth a look in salary cap formats as he should continue to improve this year. Read Past Outlooks
Climbs leaderboard with Sunday 66
January 24, 2021
Ancer jumped into a share of fifth place after firing a six-under 66 in the final round of The American Express.
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Ancer's 66 tied for the fourth lowest round of the day although things started slowly with an early bogey, and he didn't make his first birdie until the par-4 seventh. He followed that up with an eagle and a clean back-nine that featured four birdies. Ancer had good ball-striking stats for the tournament but lost strokes on the field in his short game.
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
2018
2017
To say Ancer's career on the PGA Tour got off to a slow start, would be an understatement. Ancer missed the cut in his first nine starts in 2016 and although he went on to make the cut in six of his last 10 starts that season, he never found his footing. His second time around, however, went much better. Although he didn't miss his first nine cuts last season, he did get off to a bit of a slow start with only one top-25 in his first seven starts. Ancer, however, did more than find his footing over the final couple months of the season as he posted three top-10s in his final eight starts. Two of those were top-5s where he actually contended. Ancer held the 54-hole lead at the Dell Technologies Championship and although he faltered in the final round, it should end up being a quality learning experience. Ancer looks like the real deal and he should continue to improve, but how much he'll improve this season is the question. He's got some upside, but at this price, there's plenty of risk as well.
Ancer's rookie campaign on the PGA Tour during the 2015-16 season didn't go as planned, missing 13 of 19 cuts to ultimately finish 190th in the FedExCup standings and lose his card as a result. A solid bounceback effort on the Web.com Tour this past season included 18 of 23 made cuts and seven top-10s, placing third on the regular season money list and re-earning his PGA Tour card for 2017-18. Another bright spot for Ancer included a made cut during his lone start at the PGA Tour level, posting a T55 at the OHL Classic in November of 2016.
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Misses cut in Hawaii
January 17, 2021
Ancer posted a two-day total of three-under at the Sony Open in Hawaii to miss the cut by one stroke.
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Climbs leaderboard with Sunday 66
January 10, 2021
Ancer jumped into a share of 17th place after firing a seven-under 66 in the final round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions.
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Steady play continues
December 6, 2020
Ancer closed with a five-under 66 on Sunday at the Mayakoba Golf Classic to finish in a share of 12th place.
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Struggles with final round 76
November 15, 2020
Ancer recorded a four-over 76 in the final round of the Masters to finish tied for 13th.
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Solo fourth in Vegas
October 11, 2020
Ancer shot rounds of 66-66-65-67 this week to finish in solo fourth place at the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
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