2022-23 PGA TOUR full-membership fantasy rankings

September 8, 2022

Altogether now, “Thanks.”

That’s a message of appreciation from season-long fantasy commissioners and avid gamers to the powerbrokers of the PGA TOUR for eliminating the wraparound element following the 2022-23 season. Bemoan no extra! The tight squeeze of the official offseason will likely be no extra.

FULL-MEMBERSHIP RANKINGS: Intro | 1-50 | 51-100 | 101-150 | 151-200 | 201-214 | Cheat sheet

No, easing our lives wasn’t among the many influences, however who cares. We nonetheless can and can capitalize on the return to the calendar-year season in 2024. It was amongst a cavalcade of modifications introduced in June. People who have an effect on our enterprise are included on this opening web page to my annual full-membership fantasy rating.

With the largest information in 10 years out of the way in which, welcome! To many, welcome again! It’s states “rating” all through these pages, however it’s additionally a information, so bookmark or reserve it. It’s designed to be evergreen – I can’t be updating it – and as your useful resource for issues massive and small. Learn by this web page earlier than diving into the golfers. The by line is the context, and it’s all linked.

Once you get to the golfers, be suggested that these included are eligible for PGA TOUR competitors and are positioned someplace within the Precedence Rating by the Non-exempt Medical Extension class. Total rating is predicated on projected worth for everything of the 2022-23 season. As all the time, modify accordingly to your format, opposition and all the things else contributing to how your league measures your efficiency over time.

For draft leaguers preferring to see all the things on one web page, the Cheat Sheet lists all golfers by rating, identify and age. It’s additionally printable, so you possibly can look at a bodily copy whereas scrolling or swiping in your PC, pill or cell gadget.

The 2022-23 PGA TOUR season basically is equivalent to the season that simply concluded. There are 47 tournaments, the final three of which comprising the FedExCup Playoffs. Additionally familiarly, the highest 125 on the conclusion of the Wyndham Championship will likely be totally exempt for the 2024 season, however for the primary time within the 17-year historical past of the Playoffs, solely the highest 70 will qualify. The highest 50 after the primary leg will advance to the second. Then, per custom, the highest 30 after that can qualify for the season-ending TOUR Championship.

Most impactful on us, and significantly wage avid gamers, is the introduction of Elevated Occasions. As of the publish date of this rating, eight of the 12 are decided. Of them, purses at the moment vary from $15 million on the Sentry Event of Champions by $25 million at THE PLAYERS Championship.

Prime gamers are dedicated to competing in opposition to one another in all Elevated Occasions, they usually additionally will whole a minimum of 20 begins for the season. A minimal schedule of the opposite eight would include THE PLAYERS, all 4 majors and three occasions of the gamers’ selecting.

The entire golfers ranked embrace ages, 2021-22 earnings (i.e. wage) and ranges of standing on the PGA TOUR. An asterisk beside a wage worth signifies {that a} golfer is a discount. With prize cash escalating, there are greater than regular this season.

No matter standing, if a golfer earned $0 final season, he’s annotated with “–“ and no asterisk. Salaries for golfers who had been non-members in 2021-22 are decided by the entire of official cash and earnings on the WGC-Match Play. For all golfers not included on this rating, check with the “TOTAL MONEY” column in “NON-MEMBER OFF+WGC EARNINGS” as your reference to find out wage. (They’re separated on the web page within the occasion {that a} non-member wins a WGC, in order that provisional disclaimer is irrelevant to your goal.)

Due to the introduction of the Elevated Occasions, qualification into these tournaments could also be modified, however for our functions, use the next conventional breakdown to challenge entry.


• Prime 125 in 2021-22 FedExCup Eligibility Factors = Entry into each open and the next invitationals: The American Categorical, The Genesis Invitational, THE PLAYERS, RBC Heritage.

• Prime 80 = Prime 125 exemptions plus entry into the Charles Schwab Problem.

• Prime 70 = Prime 80 exemptions plus entry into the Arnold Palmer Invitational offered by MasterCard and Memorial Event offered by Workday.

• Prime 60 = Prime 70 exemptions plus entry into the ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP and THE CJ CUP in South Carolina (each of which have made room for the highest 60 out there).

• Prime 30 = Exemptions into each match earlier than the Playoffs besides the World Golf Championships-Dell Applied sciences Match Play and the PGA Championship. (These golfers now are exempt into the Sentry Event of Champions. Their membership exemptions are also prolonged by the 2024 season in the event that they aren’t already.)

Different ranges of standing are as follows:

• Multi-year = Winners previous to 2021-22 who didn’t qualify for the 2022 Playoffs however nonetheless have totally exempt standing.

• Medical Extensions = Phrases to satisfy are famous. (Golfers on Main Medicals would retain standing within the Precedence Rating for the rest of the season. Golfers with different medicals can be promoted to the Main Medical class for the rest.).

• Conditional = Nos. 126-150 in 2021-22 FedExCup Eligibility Factors.

• KFT = Korn Ferry Tour graduates – common season (25 golfers).

• KFT Finals = KFT Finals graduates (25 golfers).

• OWGR Prime 50 = Thomas Pieters and Ryan Fox (solely two non-members inside the highest 50 of the newest Official World Golf Rating who’re eligible for PGA TOUR competitors).

There are 28 rookies to open the season. They’re famous accordingly. Justin Suh and MJ Daffue are also first-time PGA TOUR members (through the KFT common season), however every exhausted his rookie eligibility in a previous season.

Life Members over the age of fifty will not be included. Additionally excluded is 2022 PGA Skilled Championship winner Jesse Mueller, who’s allowed six considerably restricted begins.

For non-members eligible for PGA TOUR competitors in 2022-23, the goal to attain Particular Momentary Membership is 175.228 FedExCup factors. That equals what Dylan Wu totaled because the A hundred and fiftieth-ranked golfer through FedExCup Eligibility Factors in 2021-22. It’s the bottom threshold in reminiscence, so it stands to cause that it is going to be threatened if not crossed a number of instances. As soon as it’s, getting access to the PGA TOUR in 2024 eases. (For an in depth rationalization of STM, click on right here.) As well as, the highest 10, not in any other case totally exempt on the PGA TOUR in 2024, on the season-ending DP World Tour rating in 2023 will likely be prolonged PGA TOUR membership in 2024. Altogether, leagues that enable drop-adds and/or keepers may have a stockpile of further expertise lined up for the long run.

Now, modifications will not be restricted solely to the PGA TOUR, membership and all the things else damaged down above. There are two vital enhancements to PGA TOUR Fantasy Golf as effectively.

First, pars now will reward one level as an alternative of zero. Subsequently, cuts made returns as an influencer in constructing rosters and managing begins throughout Segments. Second, the devoted fantasy app has been discontinued. Entry to PGA TOUR Fantasy Golf through your cell gadget has been simplified to the PGA TOUR app and through cell looking. The desktop model, FantasyGolf.PGATOUR.com, additionally stays unchanged.

PGA TOUR Choose ‘Em Dwell will proceed as effectively. Mike Glasscott and I’ll proceed to collaborate for Choose ‘Em Preview each Wednesday.

In the event you ever have any questions and feedback, please join with me on Twitter. My deal with is beside my byline on the high. Glass additionally makes himself out there on the platform.

Have enjoyable, pay attention and be taught, and stay fluid. In fantasy, in actuality.

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