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    Golf season is officially underway, as RYP has the top free golf picks for weekly PGA events. Our golf experts provide trends, stats and other gaming information to help you win your golf pool or bets! 

    The experts at RYP don’t work for any sportsbook or affiliate. You can trust that their main goal is to help you win, whether against your friends in a pool or against the books when betting! We also have 15+ years of pick data to help you make money each weekend!


    Check out the latest picks and trends for the upcoming PGA Championship, which takes place on Thursday, May 18 and ends on Sunday, May 21.

    PGA Championship FREE PICKS

    Top Picks – Scottie Scheffler, Jon Rahm

    Middle Picks – Brooks Koepka, Justin Thomas, Dustin Johnson

    Longshot Picks – Talor Gooch

    Be sure to make your One and Done pick before Thursday’s event begins!


    Not in a pool? No problem! Our experts searched the golf betting markets for any bettors looking to make a play before the event starts. Check out the best golf bet for this weekend’s event. 

    PGA Championship BEST BETs

    • Brooks Koepka Top LIV Golfer
    • Talor Gooch Top 30


    Our golf experts compiled the top golf trends to consider before entering this event. Check them out below, along with the top betting favorites for this weekend’s tournament.  

    PGA CHampionship TRENDS

    • Talor Gooch has won two of the last three LIV events.
    • The PGA Championship has been won by exactly two strokes in five of the last six years.
    • Brooks Koepka has won two of the last five PGA Championships.
    • Brooks Koepka has seen a Top 2 result in three of his last five PGA Championships.
    • Dustin Johnson has seen a second-place finish in two of his last four PGA Championships.
    • Louis Oosthuizen has seen a second-place finish in two of his last six PGA Championships.
    • Justin Thomas has won two of his last six PGA Championships.
    • Jason Day has seen a Top 2 result in two of his last eight PGA Championships.
    • An American has won five straight PGA Championships played in New York.


    • Jon Rahm +750
    • Scottie Scheffler +750
    • Rory McIlroy +1200
    • Brooks Koepka +1800
    • Xander Schauffele +2000
    • Patrick Cantlay +2000

    Golf FREE PICKS TRACKER (6-8) +60

    • Brooks Koepka Top LIV Golfer (+900)
    • Talor Gooch Top 30 (+175)


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    Golf FAQs

    How do PGA Golf Majors Pools work?

    In PGA Golf Majors Pools, member select six golfers to compete on a roster over the course of an event. The member with the best combined score from the six golfers wins.

    Can you include all four majors into one pool?

    Yes, but your commissioner can also customize these setting with RunYourPool. Pools can include up to all four majors, repicking golfers each time or adding bonus points for finishing positions

    How do I assemble a roster?

    Golfers are broken up in to six tiers, as members select one golfer per tier to be on their Major roster.

    What happens to golfers who miss the cut?

    Any PGA Player who does not make the cut will be given the highest score of Round 3 and Round 4, respectively.

    What are the four golf majors?

    The Masters is the first major of the season, in April. The PGA Championship and the U.S. Open follow, with the British Open ending as the final major.

    How do PGA One and Dones work?

    Members in a pool select one golfer to win a tournament, but can't pick that golfer again for the rest of the season. The member with the best score at the end of the season wins.

    What is a PGA One and Done pool?

    A PGA One-and-Done Pool is a contest similar to Survivor Pools, in which members can only select a golfer one time per season for events.

    Which tournaments are played for PGA One and Dones?

    Pool commissioners can set up the season for as many or as few tournaments as desired. Go crazy and do all of them! Or dial it back for the major events. As commissioner of a RunYourPool contest, you decide which events to play in!

    How to run a weekly golf pool?

    In order to run a golf pool, you must first crown yourself as Pool Commissioner. Begin by picking a game type like One and Done or Pick-X Pools. You'll want to establish rules before inviting friends, family, and colleagues to join. As commissioner, you make the rules and also need to enforce them equally and fairly.

    How do golf Pick-X Pools work?

    Members select a certain number of golfers per tournament, set by the pool commissioner. The member earns the total winnings that their selected golfer won for the tournament. Whichever member earns the most winnings over the duration of the season wins.

    What is a golf Pick-X Pool?

    A Pick-X Golf Pool calculates tournament winnings rather than strokes gained when deciding a winner. This amplifies the big name events that feature a higher prize purse.

    How to run a golf pool?

    How you decide to run a golf pool varies greatly depending on the game type. In each case, however, you'll want to determine the rules and settings before you begin inviting members to join you. You'll want to clearly establish how score will be kept, how tiebreakers work, and how winners are decided before anything else.

    What is a prop bet?

    Prop bets are any sort of pick or wager on a game that has nothing to do with the score or the final score outcome. Props can range from game types, to team types and even player types - such as who will score the game's first and last touchdowns? Other props, such as novelty or exotic, feature bets on things such as the coin flip or the Super Bowl Halftime Show.

    How do Masters Prop Bets Pools work?

    Pool members simply fill out a wide range of prop questions, each question worth a different value. Commissioners decide on the point value for each question, along with the amount of questions. Whichever member earns the most points based on corret answers wins the pool.

    When is the Masters?

    The Masters is typically in April and the first major of the golf season. The 2023 Masters is set for Thursday, April 6 and will run until Sunday, April 9.

    Where is the Masters played?

    The Masters is annually held at the Augusta National Golf Club located in Augusta, Georgia, USA.


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