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Top Sleepers To Watch

Our bold list of 10 lesser-known PGA Tour players we expect big things from in 2011

Arjun Atwal

Every year there are players who seemingly come out of nowhere to find success on the PGA Tour, and we expect the 2011 season, which kicks off with the Hyundai Tournament of Champions, to be no different. Following a 2010 in which the likes of Bill Haas and Jeff Overton broke through with surprisingly stellar campaigns, we've identified a group of 10 under-the-radar players, who have the potential to follow in their footsteps. None of these players finished in the top 35 on 2010's final money list and only three have tasted victory in their PGA Tour careers. For fantasy golf purposes, these players' overall lack of success could mean you gaining an edge. Keep these guys in mind when drafting your teams or setting your lineups because their best is yet to come.

Brendon de Jonge

Brendon de Jonge

It's tough to be a sleeper when you spend much of the season ranked in the top 25 on the money list, but that's exactly what the low-keyed de Jonge remains. He struggled down the stretch, but his consistency throughout the summer, including briefly leading the U.S. Open at Pebble beach late in the second round, showed that the Virginia Tech product has the game to hang at the highest level. He also made more birdies (429) than anyone on the PGA Tour this year, thanks in large part to being 17th in greens in regulation and 10th in all-around ranking.
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