Tour Report: Rookie Tale of the Tape: Blixt vs. Potter


LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The battle for Rookie of the Year honors could be decided this week with Jonas Blixt and Ted Potter Jr. both in the field.

Blixt and Potter have each won once this season (as has John Huh, who is not here). Here is a look at Blixt and Potter. Who do you think should be Rookie of the Year? Discuss below.


Blixt vs. Potter

Events 1st 2nd 3rd Top 10 Top 25 Made cut Money FEC points FEC standing
Blixt 20 1 2 5 8 14 $2,206,241 470 101st
Potter 24 1 1 2 12 $1,372,548 647 61st


Blixt became the eighth Swedish player to win on TOUR with his victory at the Open. The Jacksonville Beach, Fla., resident is making his first start at the Children’s Miracle Netwok Hospitals Classic. At No. 35 on the official money list, he is looking to jump into the top 30 to grab a spot in the 2013 Masters.

Potter, a 28-year-old native of Ocala, Fla., entered the final round of The Greenbrier Classic trailing Webb Simpson by four strokes before shooting a 6-under 64 (including an eagle-birdie finish) to end regulation at 16 under and in a tie with Troy Kelly, whom he beat with a birdie on the third playoff hole for his first career win.