2021-22 Golf Draft Kit: Rookies to Watch

2021-22 Golf Draft Kit: Rookies to Watch

This article is part of our Golf Draft Kit series.

All of this year's rookies are joining the PGA Tour from the Korn Ferry Tour, either finishing in the top 25 of the regular season or top 25 at the Korn Ferry Finals. Here's a rundown on the first-year tour players, ranked by 2021-22 projected earnings.

Mito Pereira 
2021-22 Projected Earnings:  $1,750,000 

A three-time champion on the Korn Ferry Tour in 2020-21, Pereira's victories included back-to-back triumphs at the REX Hospital Open and the BMW Charity Pro-Am in June before his battlefield promotion to the big stage. The Chilean kept his foot on the gas all summer, notching top-6s at the Barbasol Championship and 3M Open ahead of his T4 effort at the Olympics in Tokyo. It wouldn't be surprising to see Pereira heavily in the mix for 2022 PGA Tour Rookie of the Year honors this time next year.

Greyson Sigg 
2021-22 Projected Earnings:  $1,400,000 

Sigg found the winner's circle at the Korn Ferry Tour's Visit Knoxville Open and the Boise Open to finish top-6 on both the regular season and finals points lists. The Augusta, Ga., native was fourth in the KFT's all-around ranking, eighth in scrambling and 15th in GIR percentage. Sigg also posted top-15s at the PGA Tour's Corales Championship and Barracuda Championship in 2021.

Chad Ramey 
2021-22 Projected Earnings:  $1,350,000 

Ramey finished behind only Will Zalatoris in actual scoring average on the way to 24 total top-25s and a whopping 40 made cuts in 43 events played during the Korn Ferry Tour's

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