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Top Best Ranked Golfers Heading Into the PGA Championship 2017

Posted on August 09, 2017 by Christina Sommers

PGA-2017The PGA Championship is here and the top brass in the golfing world are all set to go at it and make history. In the past years, Tiger Woods used to dominate the PGA Championship tournaments. However, a wave of new faces of young golfers has risen to take that spot. In this year’s PGA championship in Quail Hollow things are set to be different as anyone among the top 10 best ranked golfers can win it.

Jordan Spieth

He is currently ranked at the number 1 in the PGA tour, and number 2 best golfer in the world. His statistics have been great this year and he is favored to win the PGA championship. Having come second in 2015 PGA tournament, he might come on top. Since this is the PGA championship which is different from any other tournament in golf, Spieth is the favorite to take the day on this.

Rickie Fowler

He has been doing great at the PGA tour in the last could of years. He has beaten the best in big tournaments like Rory McIlroy. As a professional golfer, Fowler is among the 12 who have averaged at least 71 in scoring for the past 5 years. His PGA tour ranking is among the top five.

Dustin Johnson

Although he is the number 1 best golfer in the world, PGA tours are not like any other tournament. This is not always his tournament to win. However, just like the other top golfers in the PGA tour and other tournaments he can surprise many by winning this year’s PGA championship. Get all the updates for the top rated golf competition and find all the details about the upcoming US Open tournaments. Learn the history of the UP Open tours, qualification to enter the tournament, and golfers who have won in the past years.

Brooks Koepka

Last year in the PGA tour, he finished T4. The reason why Koepka makes this list is that, he has been impressive since 2015. He has never finished beyond position 25 since 2015 which places him at a better spot of finishing this year with a PGA championship. In the PGA tour 2015 he finished T4 and T4 last year’s PGA tour.

Jon Rahm

Here is a newcomer in the PGA tournament. Rahm however knows his way to the top when allowed to play well. Despite him being a newcomer for this tournament he is a real threat to the top golfers who have dominated the PGA tour for the last 5 years. With his recent impressive performances, he has a better chance of winning the 2017 PGA championship.

Hideki Matsuyama

He is coming off a win of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational tournament. Also, in the last year’s PGA tour, he was able to finish T4 which was a great add on his resume. Such accolades make him one of the favorites to win the PGA tour this year.

 

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