This article is part of our Golf Barometer series.
The West Coast Swing's penultimate event is underway at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am in northern California, where a bloated field of 156 professionals and amateurs alike are spread throughout Monterey Peninsula CC, Spyglass Hill and Pebble Beach Golf Links before a 54-hole cut. Last week on the PGA Tour, Rickie Fowler battled through final-round adversity and was able to capitalize on a late lead at TPC Scottsdale, winning the Waste Management Phoenix Open by two strokes in front of his family. Meanwhile overseas in Saudi Arabia, Dustin Johnson captured his first victory in 2019 but remained behind Justin Rose and Brooks Koepka in the Official World Golf Ranking. We'll now take a look at several fantasy trends on the PGA Tour while brutal weather conditions approach at Pebble.
Kuchar found himself in contention at the Waste Management Phoenix Open for what would have been a third win in five starts dating to the Mayakoba, but he ultimately carded a final-round 74 to finish in a tie for fourth. Nonetheless, Kuchar is second behind only Xander Schauffele in the FedExCup standings as the former also ranks top-10 on Tour in driving accuracy, GIR percentage and scoring average this season.
Up to seventh in both SG: Tee-to-Green and SG: Total, Reavie's ball striking has been on point while he's yet to miss a cut through eight events. He notched a top-5 result at TPC Scottsdale and began the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am with six birdies