Golf Draft Kit: 2018-19 Rankings & Profiles
Golf Draft Kit: 2018-19 Rankings & Profiles

This article is part of our Golf Draft Kit series.

Below are our 2018-19 fantasy golf rankings. Golfers are listed by 2018-19 projected earnings. This list includes:

• Top 125 on FedEx Cup Points List
• Notable Exempt Players not in Top 125 (E)
• Non-Rookies from Web.com Tour Top-25 Money List (W)
• Non-Rookies from Web.com Tour Finals (F)
• Rookies from Web.com Tour/Finals (R)
• International Newcomers (I)
• Conditional Status Players who Finished 126-150 on Points List (C)

1. Justin Thomas
2018-19 Projected Earnings:
$9,000,000
2017-18 Earnings: $8,694,821

Although he finished seventh on the FedEx points list, Thomas was the leading money earner in 2017-18. Prior to the FedEx Cup, that held a lot more prestige, but considering the FedEx bonus is more than anyone earned on the course last season, it obviously has lost some luster. It is an important number for salary cap leagues, however, as Thomas enters this season with the highest price tag. Thomas won three times last season and five times the season prior. He's in the conversation of best golfer alive, and there's no reason to think he falls out of that conversation this season. As mentioned, though, the price tag is too high for salary cap purposes this season. In draft leagues he could go as high as No. 1, but shouldn't fall below third or fourth overall.

2. Dustin Johnson
2018-19 Projected Earnings:
$9,000,000
2017-18 Earnings: $8,457,352

DJ is in a downward spiral and there's no telling when he's going to pull out. His earnings have declined two straight

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Greg Vara
Vara is the lead golf writer at RotoWire. He was named the 2013 FSWA Golf Writer of the Year. In addition to producing the weekly preview and the bulk of the draft kit content, Vara participates in Yahoo!'s "Experts Picks" where he routinely dominates. He also picks college football games against the spread in his "College Capper" article.
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