Fantasy Golf Round Up: Jimmy Walker Wins USPGA

2016 is only the fifth time in history all majors had by first-time winners

Jimmy Walker wins USPGA
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This week's Fantasy golf round up as Jimmy Walker wins USPGA at Baltusrol for first major title and 405 points

Fantasy Golf Round Up: Jimmy Walker Wins USPGA

Jimmy Walker won the USPGA Championship by one shot from Jason Day to win his first major.

The 37-year-old shot a closing 67 (-3) which included 15 pars and three birdies.

Related: 10 things you didn't know about Jimmy Walker

Walker picked up 405 fantasy golf points so well done to all those who had him in their teams.

Jason Day won 345 points and leading Britons were Tyrrell Hatton and Paul Casey who each picked up 175 points with their T10th finishes.

Hatton was also the leading Briton at The Open at Royal Troon just a couple of weeks ago.

Jimmy Walker wins USPGA

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This week on tour it's the Paul Lawrie Match Play from Archerfield in North Berwick, Scotland and the Travelers Championship in Connecticut.

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Fantasy Golf round up from the USPGA Championship:

USA 1: Brooks Kopeka - 295 points

USA 2: Jimmy Walker - 405 points

GB: Tyrrell Hatton - 175 points, Paul Casey - 175 points

Ireland: Padraig Harrington - 115 points

Scandinavia: Henrik Stenson - 235 points

Rest of Europe: Martin Kaymer - 235 points

Asia: Hideki Matsuyama - 295 points

Africa: Branden Grace - 295 points

Australasia: Jason Day - 345 points

South America: Emiliano Grillo - 115 points

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