2016 PGA Championship Expert Picks and Preview

2016 PGA Championship LogoThe fourth and final major of the PGA Tour season is here and with the PGA Championship comes the final premier fantasy golf contest – For all the details of the BIGGEST Fantasy Golf Contest check out our preview page. While PGA tour players are playing for a million dollar paycheck, fantasy golf players will be too.

The PGA Championship is more of an afterthought of a major as it is not as prestigious as the other 3 majors. Nonetheless, winning the PGA Championship still comes with all the exemptions and prestige on Tour that the other 3 majors carry. There will be another solid field of golfers to choose from for your fantasy golf contest and the event itself is still worth watching.

2016 PGA Championship Tourney Preview

The 2015 PGA Championship will be played at Whistling Straits which has hosted the PGA Championship in 2004 and most recently in 2010 when Martin Kaymer won in a playoff over Bubba Watson. Last year’s finish saw Rory, Phil, Ricki, Stenson and Furyk as the top 5 so you know that you will see great golf throughout the weekend. The winner of the PGA Championship will win $1.8 Million in cash and rise up the FedEx Cup ranks with 600 points – Someone else will win a HUGE pile of cash playing fantasy golf – why not you!

Dates - July 28 to July 31, 2016

Prize Pool - $10,000,000

First Place - $1,800,000

FedEx Cup Points - 600

Here is a 2016 PGA Championship Preview video:


Where is the 2016 PGA Championship being played?

Name of Course –Baltusrol GC

Baltusrol Golf CourseWhere is Baltusrol  - Springfield, NJ

Par – 70

Yards – 7462

Slope Rating - 146

Year Built – 1918

Designed By - A. W. Tillinghast

Notable Past PGA Championship Winners

Jason Day PGA Championship Defending ChampionJason Day2015 – Jason Day


Rory McIlroy2014 – Rory McIlroy


Jason Dufner2013 – Jason Dufner


Rory McIlroy2012 – Rory McIlroy


PGA Championship Info - Trends, Tidbits

  • The PGA Championship is almost always played in the eastern half of the US, only 10 times has it been played out west.
  • The PGA Championship was originally a match play event and move to stroke play in 1958
  • Jack Nicklaus has won the PGA Championship 5 times and Tiger Woods has won 4 times
  • Walter Hagen won the PGA Championship 5 times but only in Match Play
  • Arnold Palmer never won a PGA Championship
  • Of the 4 golf majors, it is the one that carries the least amount of clout

2016 PGA Championship Fantasy Golf Info

As mentioned, the majors are when Top Daily Fantasy Golf Sites start to break out the really Big Fantasy Golf Contests. For as little as $20 you can enter fantasy golf contests that will each have HUGE Cash Prizes. A lot of these contests sell out early each time so don’t wait until the last minute to get a lineup in, reserve your entry (entries) and then set your lineup just before tee off on Thursday.

Where To Get Expert Picks for the 2016 PGA Championship

A lot of sites will offer their Expert Picks for the 2015 PGA Championship but they are just guys that have a simple fantasy golf blog. We offer for fun our PGA Championship Sleeper Picks and some useful info but if you truly want to get picks from the experts then you should try out Golfbanker.com. We subscribed to their service at the beginning of the year and have cashed in for each of the other 3 big contests this year for the Masters, US Open and British Open.

Why You Need Expert Picks For The 2016 PGA Championship

If you are betting on golf or playing fantasy golf, unless you have inside knowledge of who is going to win, you need to rely on guys that do nothing but study golf to make a profit. If you are a regular working Joe, you don’t have time to devote hours on end doing research on stuff like course history, greens in regulation percentage, scrambling, strokes gained tee to green and other stuff that true experts analyze to make winning picks for the PGA Championship. Check out Golfbanker.com, they have a money back guarantee so you truly have nothing to lose and only money to win!

How to use PGA Championship Expert picks to win money

If you're Betting on Golf – With the list of players you get from Golfbanker, bet the same amount on each golfer. If one of them hits, you win cash in the PGA Championship!

Playing Fantasy Golf – Take the experts' list of players and create your salary cap fantasy golf lineup with as many of the expert picks as possible. None of them have to win but if they all make the cut and finish high on the leaderboard, you will still cash in your fantasy golf contest.

Why you need expert picks for the 2015 PGA Championship

If you are serious about making money playing fantasy golf or betting on golf - do you really want to rely on Free Expert Golf Picks for the PGA Championship written by some guy in his mom's basement?