PGA Championship Preview: All Lined Up for Koepka
PGA Championship Preview: All Lined Up for Koepka

This article is part of our Weekly Preview series.

It's the middle of May and we are getting ready for the second major of the season. What a glorious age we live in. Seriously, I'm already in love with this new schedule. In previous years, we'd still be a month away from the next major, just trying to get through the grind that was the massive gap between the Masters and the U.S. Open. Now, we barely have enough time to absorb the previous major. Well, we actually have plenty of time, but you get the point. By the time the previous major has settled in, it's almost time for the next one – it's great! 

This week the PGA Tour heads to New York and the beast that is Bethpage Black. This course is long, and while you'll likely hear contrarians mention accuracy, don't be fooled – if you aren't long, you aren't winning this week. Now, will these bombers need to be accurate as well? Sure, but every bomber has a chance; I can't say the same about the shorties off the tee.   

This Week: The PGA Championship – Bethpage Black, Bethpage, N.Y. 

Last Year: Brooks Koepka shot a final-round 66 on his way to a two-stroke victory over Tiger Woods.  

FAVORITES

Dustin Johnson (10-1) 

He's only won one major, yet time after time, DJ is always listed among the favorites. It's hard to ignore the talent, and when you put these guys on a neutral course – where guys don't have years of

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Greg Vara
Vara is the lead golf writer at RotoWire. He was named the 2013 FSWA Golf Writer of the Year. In addition to producing the weekly preview and the bulk of the draft kit content, Vara participates in Yahoo!'s "Experts Picks" where he routinely dominates. He also picks college football games against the spread in his "College Capper" article.
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