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With 254,212 views on Sunday, 21 May 2023 our article of the day is Brooks Koepka.
Brooks Koepka ( KEP-kə; born May 3, 1990) is an American professional golfer who plays in the LIV Golf League. He formerly played on the PGA Tour. In October 2018, he became world number one in the Official World Golf Ranking for 47 weeks after winning the 2018 CJ Cup. He won the U. S. Open in 2017 and 2018, and the PGA Championship in 2018, 2019, and 2023. becoming the first golfer in history to hold back-to-back titles in two majors simultaneously. He won the 2023 PGA Championship, for his 3rd win in that event. He started his career on the European Challenge Tour and eventually the European Tour. He played college golf at Florida State University.
Koepka claimed his first major championship at the U. S. Open in 2017 at Erin Hills, Wisconsin. He successfully defended his title in 2018 at Shinnecock Hills on Long Island, the first golfer to win consecutive U. S. Opens since Curtis Strange in 1988 and 1989. He won his third major at the 2018 PGA Championship at Bellerive Country Club, shooting a major-championship-record-tying 264 over 72 holes. His 2018 victories in the U. S. Open and the PGA Championship were the first instance of that double since Tiger Woods in 2000. He won his fourth major at the 2019 PGA Championship at Bethpage Black. In 2023, Koepka won his fifth major at the 2023 PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club. Koepka is the 1st LIV Golf player to win a major championship.
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