Brooks Koepka is a 31-year-old professional golfer who is known for making several wins on the PGA Tour. He is a four-time major winner and was runner-up at The Masters in both 2019 and 2023.

After participating in the CJ Cup and winning the title, he became the leading golfer in the Official World Golf Ranking. He maintained his position for three years and six months. Koepka also got the championship title in the 2017 and 2018 US Open playoffs. Having won the PGA Championship title for 2018 and 2019, he became the first professional golfer with back-to-back wins in two major championships.

Born 3 May 1990
Nationality United States United States

Koepka pursued his professional golfing career in 2012. His first play as a professional golfer happened in Europe when he joined the Challenge Tour. His initial win took place in 2012 at the Challenge de Catalunya. He got his second victory in 2013 after participating in the Montecchia Golf Open. After a month, he won his third title after setting a tournament record of (-24) 210. He earned a victory in the Fred Olsen Challenge de España in ten strokes.

After winning the Waste Management Phoenix Open, his Official World Golf Ranking increased to 19th position. He also played the PGA Championship in 2016 and finished tied for 4th place. In November of that year, he gained the title of Dunlop Phoenix Tournament, which happened in Japan. After that year, he brought home the US Open title in 2017 after participating in a playoff held in Wisconsin.

The European Challenge Tour was his stepping stone to becoming a professional golfer. He also went to Florida State University and represented it in various golf championships. Brooks Koepka joined the US Open at Wisconsin back in 2017 and got his first major victory. He was successful in protecting his title when he played at the Shinnecock Hills in 2018.

Koepka is the first professional golfer who won two US Open Championships consecutively. Later that year, he got his third major win at the Bellerive Country Club when he played in the PGA Championship. He participated in the PGA Championship in 2019, giving him his fourth major victory. In 2020, he experienced knee and hip pains throughout the whole season. In August of that year, he decided to quit the tournament.

Earlier that year, Koepka participated and earned the title of the Waste Management Phoenix Open in Arizona. After participating in the said tournament, he went through knee surgery. After his recovery from the surgery, Koepka played in the 2021 PGA Championship, finishing in second place.

In 2023, Koepka led the Masters by several strokes for most of the tournament, until a disastrous final day three-over 73 saw Jon Rahm win by four shots. Koepka was joint second alongside Phil Mickelson. It was his second runner-up finish at Augusta National.

Career Highlights

Number of Wins by Tour

  • PGA Tour - 8
  • European Tour - 6
  • Other - 2

Best Results in Major Championships

  • Masters Tournament - T2: 2019, 2023
  • PGA Championship - Won: 2018, 2019
  • U.S. Open - Won: 2017, 2018
  • The Open Championship - T4: 2019

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