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Rickie vs Bryson - who is coming out on tops at the PGA Championship?

WRITTEN BY THE EDITOR ON AUGUST 07, 2018. POSTED IN SPORTS

It's majors time for the last time in 2018. That of course means you get another chance to win a great prize from the lovely people at Cobra Puma Golf. All you need to do is guess who is going to come out on top between Rickie Fowler and Bryson Dechambeau. Let's get into it.

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First up, let's see what the prize is this time round.

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It's the beautiful Cobra F8 fairway wood, complete with Baffler technology rails for extra speed and efficiency over the turf.

Rickie Fowler worked with Cobra to create this thing of beauty, and his initial prototype is now a mainstream product available to help your game. 

HOW TO WIN

I'm making it super easy for you this time, and giving you some extra chances to play. All you have to do is predict who will finish highest at the PGA Championship this week.

Will it be #TeamRickie or #TeamBryson?

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Look out for the competition post on any of these 3 platforms above, and simply respond to them with either #TeamRickie or #TeamBryson.

Simple as that. 1 entry per person per platform allowed. Correct entries will then be pooled and randomly drawn.

Scroll down to the bottom of the post for T's&C's.

Rickie vs Bryson - Who's coming out on top?

Looking at these two players going into the week, it's a tough choice. Bryson has had the better year, but we know Rickie is always competitive in the majors.

Seeing as we are mentioning Bryson though, let's get a little more analytical to see who comes out on top right now.

(Below calculated from measured PGA Tour rounds: Rickie 45 and Bryson 56)

2018 PGA Tour earnings:

Rickie - $ 3 515 590

Bryson - $ 4 569 009

FedEx Cup ranking:

Rickie - 17th

Bryson - 6th

Official World Gold Ranking:

Rickie - 9th

Bryson - 22nd

Top 10s:

Rickie - 4

Bryson - 7

Wins:

Rickie - 0

Bryson - 1

Scoring average:

Rickie - 69.62

Bryson - 69.86

Driving distance:

Rickie - 300.7 

Bryson - 306.6

Fairways hit:

Rickie - 63.29%

Bryson - 60.30%

Greens in regulation:

Rickie - 69.16%

Bryson - 68.78%

Birdie average:

Rickie - 3.94

Bryson - 4.08

Putts per round:

Rickie - 28.79

Bryson - 29.11

On the above broad categories, Bryson comes out on top 6 - 5, but what about the results in the Majors so far this year?

The Masters 

Rickie - 2nd

Bryson - T38

The US Open

Rickie - T20

Bryson - T25

The Open

Rickie T28

Bryson - T51

Mr Fowler comes out on top on all three occasions there. But now it is up to you to decide. Either #TeamRickie or #TeamBryson for who will come out on top this year.

Best of luck on winning this great prize!

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This is what the guys will be wearing this week at the tournament.

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Competition T's and C's

- Winner must live in South Africa to claim prize

- 1 entry per social media platform (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)

- Entries close 12:00 (midday) SA time on Thursday the 9th of August 2018

- Each correct entry will be pooled, and a random draw shall take place to find a winner

- Entries only valid with correct #, and you must be following the account

- In the event of both players missing the cut the player with best score wins

- My cat will probably do the draw, and I shall entertain no complaints

- Video proof shall be provided

- Prize is 1 x Cobra F8 fairway wood with stock shaft option

Best of luck



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