Denny McCarthy
25-Year-Old Golfer
2018–19 Fantasy Outlook
McCarthy's rookie season was characterized by a single top-10 and just 13-of-22 made cuts. Denny's driving is PGA Tour average and his putting is great, but his iron game is incredibly underdeveloped. After earning full PGA Tour status by winning the Tour Championship and overall Tour Finals, he'll need to maintain his momentum to outpace last year's weak rookie campaign. As a fringe talent, don't expect anything special from McCarthy in the 2018-19 season, but there's a chance he'll ride his current momentum to some solid finishes in the fall season. Read Past Outlooks
Top-15 result at Shriners Open
November 5, 2018
McCarthy only managed a two-under 69 in the final round of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, but was able to hold onto a tie for 15th place.
McCarthy put himself in good position for a top-10 or better after rounds of 65-66 on Friday and Saturday, but he couldn't get it going quite the same in the final round. The 25-year-old was top-12 this week in SG: Off-the-tee, driving accuracy, and putts per GIR, but was outside the top-50 in SG: Around and scrambling percentage. After missing the cut at the Safeway Open, McCarthy has now followed with finishes of T7-T15. He will tee it up again at the Mayakoba Golf Classic next week.
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Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Denny McCarthy
Safeway Open Recap: Tway Grabs First PGA Win
133 days ago
Kevin Tway won a playoff over Ryan Moore and Brandt Snedeker for his first PGA victory and also became one of 10 father and son tandems to win on the PGA tour.
Yahoo DFS Golf: Safeway Open
138 days ago
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FanDuel PGA: Safeway Open
139 days ago
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Golf Draft Kit: 2018-19 Sleepers & Busts
145 days ago
RotoWire's golf writers pick their sleepers and busts for the 2018-19 PGA Tour season. Should we fade Daniel Berger or jump on the bandwagon?
Golf Draft Kit: 2018-19 Qualifiers
146 days ago
Bryce Danielson and Michael Riek analyze golfers from the Tour who qualified for 2018-19 PGA Tour cards. Does Sam Burns have a shot to make some noise this season?
2017 Fantasy Outlook
Earning a PGA Tour card via the Tour Finals, McCarthy is set to become a rookie at the next level after making 18 of 23 cuts on the during 2017. He failed to record any top-three finishes through two seasons on the Tour, however, so McCarthy's upside may remain limited. McCarthy ranked second in putting average and 21st in birdie average this past season, but was just 128th in terms of GIR percentage.
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Slated to tee it up at Safeway Open
October 2, 2018
McCarthy is in the field for the Safeway Open this week.
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Expected to play in Barracuda Championship
July 30, 2018
McCarthy (undisclosed) is listed in the field for this week's Barracuda Championship.
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Withdraws from RBC Canadian Open
July 24, 2018
McCarthy withdrew Tuesday from this week's RBC Canadian Open, Rob Bolton of reports.
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T39 at Greenbrier Classic
July 9, 2018
McCarthy shot rounds of 67-70-69-69 at the Greenbrier Classic and finished in a tie for 39th place.
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Ties for 42nd at Trinity Forest
May 22, 2018
McCarthy closed with a one-under 70 to finish in a tie for 42nd place at the AT&T Byron Nelson.
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