Sam Ryder
Sam Ryder
29-Year-Old Golfer
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Injury Wrist
Est. Return 4/25/2019
2018–19 Fantasy Outlook
It's amazing what one high-end finish can do for a guy on the PGA Tour. In Ryder's case, his high-end finish came in the form of a runner-up at the John Deere Classic. He also carded a top-5 at the Houston Open, but behind those two starts, it was mostly a struggle for Ryder. Ryder started 26 times last season and managed only three top-25s. As for the positives, Ryder played fairly well down the stretch, especially when compared to the first-half of his season. Ryder will be a guy to keep an eye on in the fall. If he plays well, he'll make for a good salary cap option for those starting in January. For those starting this fall, he's a coin flip and probably carries a little too much risk at this point. Read Past Outlooks
Withdraws after two holes
Wrist
April 18, 2019
Ryder has withdrawn from the RBC Heritage due to a wrist injury.
ANALYSIS
It's a tough break for fantasy owners, as Ryder appeared to have injured himself during a recovery shot on his second hole of the day, effectively ending his tournament. More information will be provided as soon as details are disclosed.
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2017 Fantasy Outlook
A dominant, eight-stroke victory at the Web.com's Pinnacle Bank Championship in July combined with four additional top-five finishes vaulted Ryder up to No. 2 on the 2017 money list, thus earning a PGA Tour card for the first time in his career. Through 23 events on the Web.com Tour this past season, Ryder made 16 cuts to go along with 10 top-25s, but missed the cut on his biggest stage at the U.S. Open after earning medalist honors with a 62 at his sectional qualifier. The 27-year-old won't have experience on his side, but harnesses enough game to compete at the next level as a rookie, having ranked first in total driving and third in ball striking on the Web.com Tour.
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Bogey-free in final round at API
March 11, 2019
Ryder closed with a bogey-free three-under 69 on Sunday to finish in a tie for 33rd place at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
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Slated to play in API
March 4, 2019
Ryder (undisclosed) is listed in the field for this week's Arnold Palmer Invitational.
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Withdraws from Honda Classic
Undisclosed
February 25, 2019
Ryder has withdrawn his name from the field for this week's Honda Classic due to an undisclosed reason, Rob Bolton of PGATour.com reports.
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T43 at Torrey Pines
January 28, 2019
Ryder closed with a one-over 73 on Sunday at the Farmers Insurance Open to finish in a tie for 43rd place.
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Grabs third place after Sunday 62
November 4, 2018
Ryder flew up into solo third place after going off for a nine-under 62 in the final round of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
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