Why did Brooks Koepka withdraw from the US Open?
The U.S. Open will be played without one of the biggest stars in golf in the field. Brooks Koepka announced in a Twitter post Wednesday afternoon that he has decided to withdraw from next week’s event at Winged Foot for health-related reasons. “Unfortunately, I have decided to withdraw from next week’s U.S. Open,” the post said.
What happened to Brooks Koepka at the Northern Trust?
After carding three-straight rounds under par to start the tournament, Koepka shot a 74 in the final round and ended up 10 strokes back of winner Collin Morikawa. He played the next week at the Wyndham but didn’t make it to the weekend. He then withdrew from the Northern Trust Open.
How many majors has Brooks Koepka won on the PGA Tour?
Koepka won the 2017 U.S. Open at Erin Hills and the 2018 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills. He was second to Gary Woodland in 2019 at Pebble Beach. Woodland beat Koepka by three strokes. Four of Koepka’s seven PGA Tour wins have come at majors. In addition to his two U.S. Open titles, Koepka went back-to-back at the PGA Championship in 2018 and 2019.
What happened to Brooks Koepka at Pebble Beach?
After capturing back-to-back U.S. Open titles in 2017 and ’18, Koepka was only outplayed by Gary Woodland last summer at Pebble Beach, where he finished second. In the year’s first major, Koepka was two shots off the lead heading into the final round of the PGA before fading badly with a Sunday 74.