Fewer than five years ago Brooks Koepka was an oddity, a young American, 24, who’d chosen to play the European Tour, winning four times in two seasons, a sensational run that went mostly unnoticed in the United States.
There are many who believe Aaron Wise has a bright future on the PGA Tour. Just 22, he already has a victory to his credit (2018 AT&T Byron Nelson) and a mentor in four-time major winner Brooks Koepka, who describes the former NCAA champion from the University of Oregon as “super talented”
The general consensus among the world’s best golfers is that playing Pebble Beach in February for the annual PGA Tour stop doesn’t provide much help for when the famed course hosts the U.S. Open in June. Try telling that to Brandt Snedeker.