In Florida, Brooks Koepka wrote an important page in the Arab Super League by establishing himself as the first player to win two LIV Golf individual competitions. The American won in Orlando with a total of 198 (65 65 68, -15) shots, surpassing the Colombian Sebastian Munoz in the photo finish, 2/o with 199 (-14) ahead of the South African Dean Burmester and the American Patrick Reed , who finished the competition with a score of 201 (-12).
Brooks Koepka, results
A success, the one that arrived on the Orange County National course (par 71), which allowed Koepka, former number 1 in the world, to collect 4 million dollars and to put behind him a tough period between injuries and problems that did not they allowed us to play on the levels of the past.
After the one in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) which arrived last June, a new exploit for the 32-year-old from West Palm Beach who, for the first time, has established himself in Florida where he was born and raised. Koepka also received $375,000 for second place with his team, the “Smash GC”, in the team competition won by a total of “-36” from Joaquin Niemann’s Torque GC (captain), Sebastian Munoz, Mito Pereira and David Puig.
An important signal was launched by Koepka in view of the Masters Tournament, the first men’s Major of 2023 which will see the champions of the separatist league of the green face the big names of the Pga Tour and the DP World Tour in Augusta from 6 to 9 April.
Brooks Koepka (born May 3, 1990 in West Palm Beach) is an American golfer. Winner of the U.S. Open in 2017 and 2018 and the PGA Championship in 2018 and 2019, he became the first golfer in history to simultaneously hold two major titles for two consecutive years.
He became world number 1 in the Official World Golf Rankings after obtaining the 2018 CJ Cup, occupying that position in four rounds for a total of forty-seven weeks. He played golf at Florida State University in Tallahassee and, as an amateur, won three tournaments and was All-America three times.
He went on to qualify for the U.S. Open 2012, where however he did not pass the cut. In the same summer he turned professional, participating in the Challenge Tour. He won his first title at the Challenge de Catalunya, while in the following season he won the Montecchia Open and triumphed at the Challenge de España, where he set the record score of the competition, 260 (-24) , winning by as many as 10 strokes.
Three weeks later, with victory in the Scottish Challenge, he earned a chance to contest the European Tour for the rest of 2013 and into 2014.