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The 2016 PGA Championship sets its sights on Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, New Jersey this weekend for the last major championship of the 2016 season. OddsShark has compiled a list of facts and trends about the course and the tournament itself to help you handicap the event.

  • Baltusrol is an extremely tough course. In its last staging, Phil Mickelson won in 2005 with a score of 4 under. No one has ever won a major at the course with double-digits under par.
  • All three majors in 2016 have gone to players who had never previously won one (Danny Willett, Dustin Johnson and Henrik Stenson).
  • The PGA Championship is a young man's tournament. Five of the last 10 champions were in their 20s.
  • Seven of the last 10 winners had previously registered a top 10 in the event.
  • Three of the last 10 winners had won the tournament previously.
  • Four of the last 10 PGA Championship winners were American.
  • Three of the last 10 winners were either Irish or Northern Irish.
  • Eight of the last 10 winners were in the top 25 of the world golf rankings.
  • Six of the last 10 winners were in the top five of the world golf rankings.
  • Nine of the last 10 champions had previously won a PGA Tour tournament that season.
  • Nine of the last 10 winners had posted a top 10 in one of their previous two starts ahead of the event.
  • Seven of the last 10 winners had posted a top 10 in at least one of the first three majors of the season.
  • In 1985, Baltusrol became the first club to host both the U.S. Open and U.S. Women's Open on two different courses.
  • In 2014, the course was designated as a National Historic Landmark.
  • This is just the second time Baltusrol will host the PGA Championship.
  • Looking to snap some pictures at the course? Think again. Cellphone use is not permitted as Baltusrol.