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Kyle Stanley searches for a big week at the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Stanley had a tough time finding starts this year after finishing last season ranked 158th on the FedExCup leaderboard. Playing on Past Champion status, he is 7-for-11 on the season, with three top 25s on his resume. Currently sitting in 181st in the FedExCup standings, the struggle to find starts will bleed into 2015-16 unless he finds a way to finish with a bang at Sedgefield Country Club. Aug 18 - 7:59 AM

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Kyle Stanley is flashing form ahead of this week's inaugural Barbasol Championship.

Stanley arrives on the heels of back-to-back top 20s. They go in the books as his only finishes inside the top 30 this season. The question mark for this Washington native always lies in the flat stick. Gamers don't need to reach for Stanley this week in formats that use the Barbasol, but they should keep tabs on him to see if his form keeps snowballing.
Jul 14 - 10:48 PM

Kyle Stanley cracks the field at this week's FedEx St. Jude Classic via Past Champion status.

Stanley hasn't seen action on the PGA TOUR since a missed cut back in February at the AT&T Pebble Beach. He enters this week's festivities at 213th in the FedExCup standings and is making just his seventh TOUR start of the season. The 27-year-old began the year at No. 352 in the Official World Golf Ranking as has cratered to No. 640 mustering a season-best finish of T33 at the CIMB Classic last November. In total, he's 2-for-6 with his only other payday a T67 at the Farmers Insurance Open. He's also made five starts on the Tour collecting $15,917 in prize money, good for 113th on that tour's money list. Stanley finished T49 in the 2012 St. Jude and missed the cut last year by one stroke on rounds of 69-72.
Jun 10 - 9:43 AM

Kyle Stanley took care of business at the 2012 Waste Management Phoenix Open and returns this week hungry for another taste of victory.

Stanley infamously took down this event in his debut after just missing out the week prior at the Farmer's Insurance Open. His return visits haven't been as profitable, securing a 74th place finish the next season and missing the cut last year. It always comes down to the putter for Stanley but your guess is as good as mine as to when it will actually show up again.
Jan 28 - 11:16 AM

Kyle Stanley is gobbling up any and every start he can, as he is competing with just Past Champion status on the PGA TOUR in 2014-15.

Stanley nabbed three tee times in the fall portion of the 2014-15 season, missing two cuts and tying for 33rd in the CIMB Classic. Rather than take a long vacation, he spent two weeks in Australia competing in the BetEasy Masters (T35) and the Emirates Australian Open (T56). Those who follow him closely already know that the flat stick is what has ruined the last two years of his promising career. He ranked second-to-last in strokes gained: putting last season.
Sun, Dec 7, 2014 09:11:00 PM

Kyle Stanley has been added to the published field of this week's CIMB Classic.

Stanley wasn't among the first six alternates when the field was released on Friday, but he was the beneficiary of a sponsor exemption that opened after two withdrawals before today's 9:00 a.m. local time deadline in Malaysia. He tied for 19th at Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club last year. It would be one of just three top 25s in 28 starts.
Mon, Oct 27, 2014 11:51:00 AM

With the 36-hole cut falling at the Tour Championship, the fate of many household names has been realized.

Sixty-six golfers survived at even-par 140 to play the weekend at Dye's Valley Course at TPC Sawgrass. The finale of the Tour Finals will graduate 25 golfers to the PGA TOUR in 2014-15. Ignoring those on known medical extensions and with conditional status next season, the list of notable MCs without fully exempt status next season is as follows (* = Past Champion status): 141--*Chad Campbell; Kevin Tway; Gary Christian ... 142--*Ryuji Imada ... 144--*Kyle Stanley; Patrick Rodgers ... 145--Casey Wittenberg ... 146--*Y.E. Yang ... 148--*Tim Herron ... 152--Roland Thatcher ... 153--James Driscoll ... WD--D.H. Lee; *Tim Petrovic; John Mallinger; *Richard S. Johnson.
Sat, Sep 20, 2014 01:21:00 PM

Kyle Stanley racked up 12 points in the final round of the Barracuda Championship with his 5-under-par 36-31=67 to join Tim Wilkinson in the clubhouse lead with 34 points.

The Clemson product did most of his heavy lifting late in the round, ending his day with an eagle from 6'5" on the par-5 18th. The irons were on, as each of his four birdies fell from inside 10 feet. Beginning the week 160th in the FedExCup standings, he had this week at Montrêux G&CC and the Wyndham Championship in two weeks to earn enough points to make the FEC Playoffs.
Sun, Aug 3, 2014 04:22:00 PM

Kyle Stanley positioned himself with a 2-under-par 34-34=68 to reach the 54-hole checkpoint in sole possession of third place at 10-under 200.

The putter remained uncharacteristically hot for Stanley in his third navigation of Royal Montreal, rolling in seven putts from outside of five feet on the day. The lengthiest pair of birdie putts came from 20'2" and 24'9" on the par-4 11th and par-4 15th, respectively. His birdie-bogey ratio of 14-to-4 this week has him just five shots off the lead entering Sunday.
Sat, Jul 26, 2014 06:27:00 PM

Kyle Stanley chased his opening 65 at the RBC Canadian Open with a bogey-free, 3-under-par 34-33=67 in the second round.

Stanley started the week ranked last of 192 eligible in strokes gained-putting. Yet, his 4.676 measurement in the opening round at Royal Montreal led the field. Today, at last check, he gave back over one stroke to the field on the greens, but he didn't surrender one on his card. Stanley went 3-for-3 in scrambling and buried three birdies. His longest conversion was a par save from 13 feet at the par-3 fifth hole. At 8-under 132, he's strokes adrift of the 36-hole clubhouse co-leaders.
Fri, Jul 25, 2014 06:01:00 PM

Kyle Stanley carded a 5-under-par 30-35=65 in his opening round of the RBC Canadian Open to assume outright possession of the clubhouse lead.

He owns the potential to author days like this more regularly, but nothing about 2013-14 has been normal for the one-time PGA TOUR winner. Today at Royal Montreal, he missed only one of 14 fairways, but hit just 10 greens in regulation. Yet, Stanley limited the damage to a lone bogey at the par-3 third hole while picking off six birdies elsewhere. The set included conversions from 20'4" and 23'2" at Nos. 15 and 17, respectively. His most impressive par saves measured 10'11" at 1 and 11'7" at 4. He didn't miss inside 14 feet and walked off with a strokes gained-putting clip north of 4.540. This is Stanley's lowest aggregate since a third-round 65 in New Orleans 15 months ago.
Thu, Jul 24, 2014 12:36:00 PM

Kyle Stanley was the runner-up in the 2011 John Deere Classic and is back for his fifth start in this event.

Stanley nearly made the JDC his first PGA TOUR win until Steve Stricker made an unlikely birdie from off the green after driving the ball into the fairway bunker on the 18th hole. The Clemson product's other three starts at TPC Deere Run have yielded a T34 in 2009, a T19 in 2012 and a missed cut last year. While 2013-14 has been a disaster for the once rising star, he offered a ray of hope at The Greenbrier Classic with a T35 last week that included a third-round 66. It was his best finish since a T19 in the CIMB Classic back in October of 2013.
Mon, Jul 7, 2014 09:24:00 PM

Kyle Stanley needs a spark in his fifth trip to TPC River Highlands at the Travelers Championship.

Stanley tied for 19th in his first attempt back in 2009, but has missed two cuts and sprinkled in a T60 in his three subsequent attempts. At 165th in the current FedExCup standings, he's in serious jeopardy of losing his PGA TOUR full status. His two-year exemption for his 2012 Waste Management Phoenix Open win ends at the end of this season.
Tue, Jun 17, 2014 09:17:00 PM

Kyle Stanley blew up for a 6-over-par 37-39=76 in his third round of the HP Byron Nelson Championship to post 6-over 216 after three rounds, four strokes outside the 54-hole cut line.

Because more than 78 professionals survived the 36-hole cut, a second cut of low 70 pros and ties occurred today. Stanley matched his season low with a 4-under 66 in the second round to secure a payday, but he squared six bogeys and a double today to finish alone in last among the MDFers. He entered the week ranked 155th in FedExCup points, so if he doesn't get his act in gear, he's headed to the Tour Finals. Stanley has gone 15 consecutive starts without a top 50 and missed seven cuts during that stretch. The following nine also failed to earn a tee time in the final round at TPC Four Seasons-Las Colinas: 213--Ryo Ishikawa; Daniel Chopra; Kevin Foley ... 214--Jhonattan Vegas; Will Wilcox; Alex Cejka ... 215--Johnson Wagner; Mark Anderson; Eric Axley.
Sat, May 17, 2014 08:11:00 PM

Kyle Stanley tied for sixth in the 2013 Wells Fargo Championship and returns for another try this week.

Stanley's T6 came when Quail Hollow's greens were at their worst, which actually played to his favor. He's known as a poor putter, ranking 206th in strokes gained this season. Rather than focusing on the T6, as closer look at his T45 in 2011 and a missed cut in 2012 are probably better comparisons for what he faces this week.
Mon, Apr 28, 2014 08:55:00 PM