COAFS Contest: 2018 PGA Championship ($300 in Amazon gift cards!)

Editorial by: Graydon Fox

PRIZES:

1st Place: $100 Amazon gift card

2nd Place: $80 Amazon gift card

3rd Place: $50 Amazon gift card

4th – 10th Place: $10 Amazon gift card

 

Charleston Oral and Facial Surgery:

We at The Crowd’s Line are excited to announce that we are partnering with COAFS to deliver a special contest with $300 in prizes!

COAFS first opened in 2005, and since their extraordinary surgeons and staff have been committed to providing the highest possible patient care available.  The practice now has three separate locations:

  • Charleston
  • North Charleston
  • Summerville

To learn more information, visit their website: https://www.charlestonoralandfacialsurgery.com/

Overview:

On Thursday, August 9th, the 2018 PGA Championship will tee off at Bellerive Country Club in Missouri.

The purse for this tournament is $12,00,000. The winner will receive $1,890,000 and 600 points towards their FedEx Cup ranking.

Course Information:

The 100th PGA Championship will take place at none other than Bellerive Country Club which has hosted all four men’s Major Golf Championships.  The total yardage at Bellerive Country Club is 7,317 and par for the course is 70.

Previous Five PGA Championship Winners:

  • Jason Dufner – 2013
  • Rory McIlroy – 2014
  • Jason Day – 2015
  • Jimmy Walker – 2016
  • Justin Thomas – 2017

Odds:

According to Bovada, here are the players with the best odds of winning the 2018 PGA Championship:

  1. Dustin Johnson +800
  2. Rory McIlroy +1200
  3. Justin Thomas +1400
  4. Jordan Spieth +2000
  5. Brooks Koepka +2000
  6. Jason Day +2000
  7. Rickie Fowler +2200
  8. Justin Rose +2200
  9. John Rahm +2500
  10. Tiger Woods +2800
  11. Tommy Fleetwood +2800
  12. Francesco Molinari +3300
  13. Patrick Reed +3500
  14. Tony Finau +4000
  15. Alex Noren +5000
  16. Henrik Stenson +5000
  17. Patrick Cantlay +5000
  18. Paul Casey +5000
  19. Xander Schauffele +5000
  20. Bubba Watson +5000
  21. Hideki Mastuyama +6600
  22. Marc Leishman +6600
  23. Joaquin Niemann +6600
  24. Webb Simpson +7500
  25. Thorbjorn Olesen +7500

*For the full list of competitors and their odds of winning CLICK HERE.

Summary:

Justin Thomas (+1400) returns to defend his 2017 crown and is fresh off a commanding victory at the Bridgestone Invitational.  A victory from Jordan Spieth (+2000) would make him only the sixth player ever to complete the career Grand Slam.  World number one Dustin Johnson (+800) is the odds-on favorite to win the tournament.  Tiger Woods (+2800) has been up and down in his first full tour season in years.  Woods hasn’t been victorious on tour since 2013 and its hard to believe his last Major victory was a decade ago at Torrey Pines.  Rory McIlroy (+1200) is a popular pick among experts and hasn’t quite played up to his tremendous potential this season.  McIlroy was in contention last week in Akron but a poor final round did him in.  Tony Finau (+4000) is my sleeper pick for this tournament as he has consistently been a top ten finisher in 2018.

Scoring Rules:

  1. Entrants are scored based on the total strokes of their predicted players and the predicted rank/place at the end of the tournament.
  2. The total strokes of the contestant’s predicted players are weighted according to the predicted rank/place.
  3. The total strokes of a player that was predicted to place higher will contribute more to the entrant’s final score.
  4. If a player you chose misses the cut or does not finish a round the golfer gets +28 for the round.
  5. Entrants are ranked according to lowest to highest score.

Contest Rules:

To be eligible to win a prize in any contest at The Crowd’s Line, you must be at least 18 years old and a resident of the United States or Canada. You must also submit your score prediction on our official prediction tool (blog widget), and include a valid email address. Contest winners are determined according to The Crowd’s Line scoring methodology. If more than one entrant has the same winning score, final contest rankings and prize winners are selected by random draw. Only one entry per person is allowed for each contest; multiple entries from a single player will be deemed invalid. There are no prize substitutions or exchanges available from The Crowd’s Line.

All prizes will be sent by e-mail within two weeks after the conclusion of each contest.