Fantasy Golf Rankings For 2013 PGA Championship
Fantasy Golf Rankings For PGA Championship
Tournament: PGA Championship
Location: Oak Hill Country Club – Rochester, NY
Date: August 8-11, 2013
Past Winners: Rory McIlroy (2012), Keegan Bradley (2011), Martin Kaymer (2010), Yang Yong-eun (2009), Padraig Harrington (2008), Tiger Woods (2007), Tiger Woods (2006), Phil Mickelson (2005), Vijay Singh (2004), Shaun Michael (2003), Rich Beem (2002), David Toms (2001), Tiger Woods (2000), Tiger Woods (1999), Vijay Singh (1998)
2012 Results: 1. Rory McIlroy (-13) 2. David Lynn (-5) T3. Justin Rose (-4) T3. Keegan Bradley (-4) T3. Ian Poulter (-4) T3. Carl Pettersson (-4) T7. Blake Adams (-3) T7. Jamie Donaldson (-3) T7. Peter Hanson (-3) T7. Steve Stricker (-3) T11. Ben Curtis (-2) T11. Bubba Watson (-2) T11. Tim Clark (-2) T11. Geoff Ogilvy (-2) T11. Graeme McDowell (-2) T11. Tiger Woods (-2) T11. Adam Scott (-2) T18. John Daly (-1) T18. Padraig Harrington (-1) T18. Bo Van Pelt (-1) T21. Louis Oosthuizen (E) T21. Joost Luiten (E) T21. Robert Garrigus (E) T21. Pat Perez (E) T21. Seung-yul Noh (E) T21. Jimmy Walker (E)
The PGA Championship may be the last major tournament of the year, but it has made the career of several golfers over the years, as recently as Rory McIlroy in 2012 and Keegan Bradley in 2011. This week will once again promise to have several exciting rounds of golf and only one winner.
To help you this week, here are the top 25 fantasy golfers for the 2013 PGA Championship.
25. Jordan Spieth
Jordan Spieth – Spieth’s win at the John Deere Classic officially made him a name on the tour. He may have just turned 20, but he can still be a great fantasy sleeper to grab this week.
24. Rory McIlroy
Rory McIlroy – No golfer has disappointed more than McIlroy this season. He only has one top-five finish and the former number one ranked golfer in the world has not won a single tournament. However, this is the stage of his last win, so don’t count him out just yet.
23. Bubba Watson
Bubba Watson – Since Bubba’s meltdown at the Travelers Championship, he has not cracked the top-20 in four straight tournaments.
22. Webb Simpson
Webb Simpson – Simpson has four top-10 finished and six top-25’s on the year. However, he only has one top-10 finish in his last eight appearances.
21. Charl Schwartzel
Charl Schwartzel – Schwartzel has five consecutive top-28 finishes.
20. Dustin Johnson
Dustin Johnson – DJ has somewhat slowed down lately, as he only has one top-30 finish in his last four tournaments. However, that one top-30 finish was a second place finish at the Canadian Open.
19. Sergio Garcia
Sergio Garcia – Garcia has eight top-20’s in his last ten finishes.
18. Rickie Fowler
Rickie Fowler – Fowler has finished inside the top-21 in four of his last five tournament appearances.
17. Jim Furyk
Jim Furyk – Furyk heads to Oak Hill after back-to-back ninth place finishes at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational and Canadian Open.
16. Hunter Mahan
Hunter Mahan – Mahan is back after withdrawing from the Canadian Open to fly home for the birth of his daughter. He was ironically leading the tournament before bowing out and it was on the heels of his ninth place finish at the Open Championship.
15. Padraig Harrington
Padraig Harrington – Harrington won this event in 2008, placed 10th in 2009, and 18th in 2012.
14. Bill Haas
Bill Haas – Haas has finished inside the top-nine in four of his last six tourneys.
13. Luke Donald
Luke Donald – Donald heads to Rochester red-hot. The veteran has finished inside the top-25 in nine of his 12 appearances this season, including four top-10’s.
12. Brandt Snedeker
Brandt Snedeker – Sneeds has eight top-10 finishes on the year and will be a veteran to keep an eye on after the big names come off the board.
11. Lee Westwood
Lee Westwood – Westwood finished eighth in the PGA Championship in 2011 and third in 2009.
10. Jason Day
Jason Day – Day has fared exceptionally well in majors this season with a second place finish at the U.S. Open and a third place finish at the Masters.
9. Justin Rose
Justin Rose – Rose has finished inside the top-25 in five of his last seven major tournaments, including three top-10’s and a win at the U.S. Open earlier this year.
8. Adam Scott
Adam Scott – Scott has five top-19 finishes in his last seven tournaments, including his miraculous win at the Masters in April.
7. Zach Johnson
Zach Johnson – Since Johnson’s playoff loss at the John Deere Classic, he has finished sixth at the Open Championship and fourth at the Bridgestone invitational.
6. Matt Kuchar
Matt Kuchar – Kuchar has six straight top-28 finishes, including a victory at Memorial.
5. Henrik Stenson
Henrik Stenson – Stenson finished 21st at the U.S. Open, second at the Open Championship, and second at the Bridgestone Invitational.
4. Jason Dufner
Jason Dufner – Dufner finished second at the PGA Championship in 2011 and fifth in 2010.
3. Phil Mickelson
Phil Mickelson – In his last seven tournaments, Mickelson has four top-three finishes, including a win at the Open Championship.
2. Keegan Bradley
Keegan Bradley – After an up and down season, Bradley has finally settled down with three top-18 finishes in his last four tournaments. Even more promising this week is that Keegs tied for third at Oak Hill last year and won the major back in the 2011.
1. Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods – It is hard to find a reason not to draft Tiger first overall this week. He is leading the tour with five wins. He also has more PGA Championship wins (five) than anyone else still on the tour.
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