Rory McIlroy got the best of Brooks Koepka on Sunday. A day later, Koepka returned the favour.
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Impatience has become the hallmark of this iteration of the next generation in professional golf, represented by a trio of players determined to prove that the future already has arrived.
Brooks Koepka won the PGA Championship two months ago after taking a seven-stroke lead into the final round. On Sunday, he will try to win the Open Championship from seven strokes behind.
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Brooks Koepka wants to set the record straight. Despite what you’ve heard, or he’s possibly said, he does care about non-major events.
Never mind how they’d manage the rough or fast greens—the sheer length of Bethpage Black would overwhelm an average golfer.
When Jack Nicklaus won the 1965 Masters by a then-record nine strokes, the crushing victory left Bobby Jones muttering about how the Golden Bear was playing a game with which he was not familiar.
You might not have his power or hand-eye coordination, but there’s plenty the four-time major champion does that you can do as well.
It’s not what Johnson wants his Hall of Fame introductory speaker to focus on, but it’s still a pretty rare—and impressive—feat.
Grinding out major No. 4 will boost his confidence more than any runaway victory would.
At their best, New York fans are passionate and rowdy. At their worst, they’re boorish and unoriginal. Through three days at the PGA Championship, they mostly leaned toward the former. On Sunday, they spilt over into the latter.
For a few awkward moments on Sunday at wind-swept Bethpage Black, Brooks Koepka appeared headed toward making the kind of history that he neither wanted nor would anyone have expected.
Did the chants of “DJ,” then, actually benefit Koepka? Yes, according to the now four-time major champion.
Did Dustin Johnson let another major championship slip away? Is it even fair to ask that of a golfer who began the final round a full touchdown (e.g. seven points/strokes) behind?
All those stats about Brooks Koepka breaking scoring records on the way to another major-championship victory after opening with rounds of 63-65? Already in the trash bin.
It pays to win the PGA Championship. Literally.
Sunday proved to be a coronation for Koepka. A wild, chaotic coronation.
Understandably, the moment proved to be too big, as Varner eventually carded a nightmarish 11-over 81 to fall into a tie for 36th.