2019 PGA Championship Preview, Predictions & Betting Tips


What is the 2019 PGA Championship?


The 2019 PGA Championship will be the 101st PGA Championship which will take place from May 16–19 at Black Course in Bethpage State Park on Long Island, in Farmingdale, New York. 

PGA Championship History


The first PGA Championship was held in 1916 at Siwanoy Country Club in New York. Initially a match play event, the tournament was changed to stroke play in 1958 with the standard 72-hole format over four days from Thursday to Sunday.

The PGA Championship is primarily played in the eastern half of the United States with only ten tournaments taking place in the west. The last tournament played in the Pacific time zone was in 1998 at Sahalee in Seattle. The PGA Championship returns to the west in 2020 at Harding Park in San Francisco.

The PGA Championship is played at various locations in the United States.

Who has won the most PGA Championships?


Jack Nicklaus and Walter Hagen have the most PGA Championship wins with five each, the Golden Bear also finishing runner-up on four occasions. Rory McIlroy holds the record for the greatest winning margin with an 8 stroke victory in 2012, Jason Day shooting the lowest in history with 20 under par in 2015.

When is the 2019 PGA Championship?


The 2019 PGA Championship will take place from May 16–19. 

Where is the 2019 PGA Championship?


The 2019 PGA Championship will be held at the Black Course in Bethpage State Park on Long Island, in Farmingdale, New York. 

Who were the recent PGA Championship Winners?


Year
Winner
Country
2019

2018Brooks KoepkaUnited States
2017Justin ThomasUnited States
2016Jimmy WalkerUnited States
2015Jason DayAustralia
2014Rory McIlroyNorthern Ireland
2013Jason DufnerUnited States
2012Rory McIlroy
Northern Ireland
2011Keegan BradleyUnited States
2010Martin KaymerGermany
2009Yang Yong-eunSouth Korea
2008Padraig HarringtonIreland

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