Let’s not forget the vertigo that cruelled his chances at the US Open, the back and thumb injuries that he saddled to other high finishes in majors. That not only wrapped up his European Tour card, it paid just over $300,000 (211,332 pounds).
After the biggest win of his career at the Players Championship back in May, Fowler was victorious at the Deutsche Bank Championship this weekend. Three in the FedEx Cup standings behind Jason Day and Jordan Spieth.
The 22-year-old reigning Masters and US Open champion stumbled to a two-over 73 which meant he missed consecutive cuts as an amateur or professional on the USPGA Tour the first time in his young career.
In the group ahead was Tiger Woods, who spent Monday with Jason Dufner, Matt Kuchar and Gary Woodland. Maturity is the aspect of Spieth’s character that instantly hits anybody who spends time in his company.