Top 5 graduates to watch on the PGA Tour
With the start of the new 2017 PGA Tour season starting this week at the Safeway Open. We have made a top 5 list of players that you must keep an eye on this season. These are all players that gained there tour card through the Web.com Tour.
#1 - Wesley Bryan
Wesley is a golf gods favourite and one of the inspirations behind the Golf Gods Instagram page. The former trick-shot artist turned unstoppable winning machine, has already played a number of TOUR events this year to prepare for his first full season as a member (he even recorded a top-10 at the John Deere Classic).
Wes captured three titles on the Web.com Tour this year, earning the first Three-Victory Promotion since 2014, and his three victories led him to win the Web.com Tour Regular Season money list title. Wesley putting game is one of the strongest on the Web.com tour and will be a weapon on this year PGA Tour.
#2 - Grayson Murray
The 23-year-old notched eight top-10 finishes this year while being first in Scoring Average and first in All-Around Ranking.
Grayson's veteran caddie Mike Hicks says, Murray “hits it long, hits it straight, has a great wedge game and is a great putter. He’s got it all.”
Look out for the name Grayson Murray on this years tour. He is bound to find some early success on the Tour.
#3 - Bryson DeChambeau
Bryson DeChambeau made all kinds of headlines early in the PGA TOUR season after a tremendous debut at the Masters, followed by a fourth-place finish at the RBC Heritage a week later.
The 2015 U.S. Amateur champion had some up-and-down results during his attempt to earn TOUR status via sponsor exemptions, but he came to the Web.com Tour Finals refreshed and ready.
#4 - Andrew Johnston
Andrew 'BEEF' Johnston is one of the biggest up and coming names in world golf. After a summer where he made the cut at three majors including an eighth-place finish at The Open Championship, came to the Web.com Tour Finals to earn a TOUR card. After a solo fourth at the Albertsons Boise Open, he did just that.
One of the most popular men in world golf, Beef describes himself as “I’m just a normal guy, man, just playing golf,” He also has one trademark smile and huge beard.
#5 - Ollie Schniederjans
The Georgia Tech graduate notched five top-10s this year, including a victory at the Digital Ally Open. Earlier this year, Schniederjans tried to earn enough money via TOUR sponsor exemptions to qualify for membership, but failed to earn status that way. After re-focusing his efforts on the Web.com Tour only, though, he played well.
The 23-year-old has the same team in place that he’s had since high school, and relying on what got him to the TOUR in the first place will prove to be beneficial for Schniederjans. Ollie is definitely one to watch on this years tour.