Shawn Stefani
37-Year-Old Golfer
2018–19 Fantasy Outlook
Stefani notched his lone top-10 in the second event of the season, but only found pocket stretches of consistency between his 13 missed cuts in 25 events. The journeyman has now grinded his way to status on the PGA Tour in the last seven seasons after successfully making it again through the Web.com Tour Finals. However, with exactly one top-10 the last three seasons, it's hard to forecast anything more than that for the Texas native in the year ahead. He's not rosterable in salary cap leagues or draft leagues. Read Past Outlooks
In field for Genesis Open
February 11, 2019
Stefani was added to the field for this week's Genesis Open, Rob Bolton of PGATour.com reports.
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Stefani gets into the field as the first alternate after a trio of early withdrawals. The 37-year-old grabbed a top-10 back in October, but other than that it's been a struggle with six missed cuts in eight starts. His last start was a couple weeks back at the Farmers Insurance Open where he finished T62.
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
2017
2016
2015
2013
Stefani found himself outside of the top-150 in the FedExCup standings after missing 15 of 26 cuts throughout the 2016-17 season, but a runner-up finish at the Web.com Tour Championship allowed for him to retain his PGA Tour card. Despite ranking 35th in GIR percentage this past season, Stefani fell to 152nd in birdie average and 158th in average proximity to the hole on approach shots from 50-125 yards out. Stefani has also gone without a top-three finish since the 2014-15 season, so his fantasy value projects to remain limited.
Stefani was very close to making the top-125 on the money list last season and although he just missed-out there, he did make it inside the top-125 on the FedEx Cup points list. Stefani's numbers last season were quite the departure from his previous two season where he earned $1.3 and $1.7 million respectively. Since Stefani is only a year removed from that $1.7 million season, he makes for a good salary cap option this year. In draft leagues he should be a ninth- or 10th-round pick.
Stefani finished his rookie season just on the outside of top-125, but he didn't let that disappointment carry over into his second full-season on the PGA Tour. Entering the 2014 season, Stefani knew his chances would be limited, after all, he finished outside the top-125 in 2013, so he had to make the most of every start in 2014. His second start on the PGA Tour came in April where he finished with a solo-5th place finish at the Shell Houston Open. It wasn't June however until he solidified his spot inside the top-125 with a runner-up showing at the Quicken National Loans event. In total, it wasn't a great year for Stefani, he's still got a long ways to go, but at least he can play a full schedule this year. In draft leagues Stefani should go around rounds nine or ten.
Stefani proved he can go low, as he shot a 64 and 62 in his two respective wins on the Web.com Tour this year en route to his sixth place finish on the Web.com Tour money list and his PGA TOUR card. Impressively, both the wins came in August, when the push to be in the top 25 really heats up. A fourth-place finish in the all-around category shows how well-rounded Stefani’s game is. Now it will come down to how consistent he can be from week-to-week against the best in the world on the PGA TOUR.
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Racks up 24 birdies at Glen Abbey
July 30, 2018
Stefani finished in a tie for 22nd place after posting a four-under 68 in the final round of the RBC Canadian Open.
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Gains entry for Fort Worth Invitational
May 21, 2018
Stefani has been added to the field for this week's Fort Worth Invitational, Rob Bolton of PGATour.com reports.
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Earns PGA Tour card
October 2, 2017
Stefani finished tied for second in the Web.com Tour Championship on Sunday, using a six-under final round to launch up the leaderboard.
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Rebounds in Las Vegas
November 6, 2016
Stefani rallied to a five-under 66 in the final round of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open to move up 15 slots on the leaderboard into a tie for 10th.
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Ranks 123rd in FedEx Cup
August 30, 2016
Stefani closed with a one-over 72 to finish T64 at The Barclays.
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