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Fans once again can pick players' poison at the PGA Championship

By Mike Stachura

A year ago when the PGA of America offered fans the opportunity to choose the hole location at Oak Hill's 15th green for the final round of the PGA Championship, it ushered in a new era of fan interaction in tournament golf. It also gave a chance for the public to confound the best golfers in the world.

loop-pga-valhalla-16-hole-location-518.jpgThe PGA of America is doing it again this year at Valhalla, offering fans four choices on the brutish par-4 16th (above).

Voting runs through Aug. 9 at picktheholechallenge.pga.com. And if the early trend holds, fans seem to want to test the best under pressure. The current top choice is the diabolical back-left location.

Here's a PGA of America video highlighting the four choices, with commentary from Jack Nicklaus, who designed Valhalla, and Kerry Haigh, the PGA of America's course set-up guru.


Photo: Gary Kellner/The PGA of America via Getty Images

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