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    The 2023 PGA Championship is over as Brooks Koepka becomes the first LIV golfer to win a major event. Odds are now out for the 2024 PGA Championship, set to take place at Valhalla in Louisville, Kentucky on May 16 and conclude on May 19.

    RYP experts have compiled everything you need to win your pools and bets for the PGA Championship. Check out our golfing pool advice, betting markets, 15+ years of data, picks, and much more! Check out all the PGA Championship gaming information below, and sign up for a pool today!

    2024 PGA CHampionship Favorites

    • Jon Rahm +800
    • Scottie Scheffler +800
    • Rory McIlroy +1000
    • Brooks Koepka +1200
    • Patrick Cantlay +1800
    • Xander Schauffele +2000
    • Viktor Hovland +2200
    • Cameron Smith +2800
    • Justin Thomas +2800
    • Tony Finau +2800
    • Collin Morikawa +2800
    • Jordan Spieth +3300
    • Jason Day +3300
    • Dustin Johnson +3300

    How to Pick PGA Championship Winners?

    One important note when picking a winner for the PGA Championship is that the venue changes each year. It’s important to find out where the PGA Championship is being held and to research golfers that have seen success on that course or similar courses. 

    Some golfers prefer Bermuda grass over Bentgrass, and some prefer Poa Annua. Other golfers prefer open courses with a seafront for wind and spin, while others prefer tight and narrow fairways surrounded by trees and no wind. 

    When selecting a team for your PGA Championship pools, or betting on a winner in the futures market, understanding the course type and course preferences of players is very important. 

    Why is Playing in PGA Championship Pools Better Than Betting?

    The chances of winning money increase when competing in a pool rather than betting with a sportsbook. There are also various types of pool games to participate in, giving you a more diverse gaming angle for the tournament rather than one specific betting market. 

    The chances of winning and playing in more games increase with playing pools instead of sportsbooks, along with saving much more money on losses and winning more on victories! 

    Most pools have a set cash prize that is much more valuable than betting odds. Pool players have a better chance of winning $1,000 in a pool-style game rather than a +1000 bet hitting. 

    How to Play in PGA Championship Pools?

    Playing in a PGA Championship pool with RYP is the best way to stay in the action from this prestigious golfing event, while also playing against your friends! Our PGA Championship pools come in two styles with the tiered and the salary cap formats. 

    In tiered pools, the field is divided into six different tiers that are based on the current World Golf Rankings. Select one golfer from each of the six tiers that you want on your team! Each golfer will count towards your team’s final score, and the member with the lowest total stroke count is the winner. 

    In salary cap pools, each golfer is assigned a salary based on their current World Golf Ranking. Members are assigned a fixed salary cap and can not go over the cap while building a 6-player roster. 

    Once your group is assembled, scoring works the same way as the tiered format; just sit back and follow your squad!

    PGA Championship Past Winners

    There are many prestigious names that have won the PGA Championship, with a wide array of golfers finding success in this event. Justin Thomas won last year’s event, the second time he has accomplished that feat in six years. 

    Despite Tiger Woods winning four times total with two back-to-back wins (1999 & 2000, 2006 & 2007), Brooks Koepka actually holds the most recent back-to-back PGA Championship wins when he won the event in 2018 & 2019. 

    Phil Mickelson has also found a lot of success in this event, winning in 2005 and as recently as 2021. Rory McIlroy is also a two-time winner here, with PGA Championship victories in 2012 and 2014.

    • 2023 – Brooks Koepka
    • 2022 – Justin Thomas
    • 2021 – Phil Mickelson
    • 2020 – Collin Morikawa
    • 2019 – Brooks Koepka
    • 2018 – Brooks Koepka 
    • 2017 – Justin Thomas
    • 2016 – Jimmy Walker
    • 2015 – Jason Day
    • 2014 – Rory McIlroy
    • 2013 – Jason Dufner 
    • 2012 – Rory McIlroy
    • 2011 – Keegan Bradley
    • 2010 – Martin Kaymer
    • 2009 – Yang Yong-eun
    • 2008 – Padraig Harrington
    • 2007 – Tiger Woods
    • 2006 – Tiger Woods
    • 2005 – Phil Mickelson
    • 2004 – Vijay Singh
    • 2003 – Shaun Micheel
    • 2002 – Rich Beem
    • 2001 – David Toms 
    • 2000 – Tiger Woods

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    How to make a sports pool?

    Starting a sports pool is easy with RunYourPool! We have fully customizable settings, dedicated customer support, and we make it easy to invite friends so you can compete against them.

    What is a sports pool?

    Sports pools are games to play with family and friends. With RunYourPool, all you need to do is pick your sport, pick one of our game types, set up your pool, and compete!

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