This article is part of our The Reshuffle List series.
When Peter Malnati tapped in for par on the 18th hole at the Sanderson Farms Championship on Monday – and then waited as the last several groups came in before being crowned champion – he continued a streak of five first-time winners to begin the 2015-16 PGA Tour season. While a nightmare for Augusta National Golf Club and its yearning for a small field at the Masters, it's been a crazy year for the young guns, with a Reshuffle List that's ever changing.
Here's an update, with two events remaining in the 2015 portion of the schedule and playing opportunities in the spring on the line.
Different Category Graduation
We want to touch on Emiliano Grillo here. Although he won the most money during the Web.com Tour Finals – and thus is not on the Reshuffle List for this season – he is familiar to many of those reading this column. His win in a playoff against Kevin Na at the Frys.com Open made waves in multiple countries - he's now in line to represent Argentina in next year's Olympics for example, and will add to an already international-heavy Masters field - but also by showing that this 23-year old with so much promise is legit ... and now has a win and job security to prove it. En route to victory at the Frys, his stat line featured one of the largest strokes gained discrepancies anyone can ever remember – first in tee to green, 61st in putting –