Brooks Koepka shot a final-round 64 at Nine Bridges Golf Club to capture his fifth career PGA Tour title at the 2018 CJ Cup.
Koepka finished at 21-under par, four shots clear of runner-up Gary Woodland, who posted a 63 on Sunday in South Korea.
In a span of just 19 starts, over 11 months, the Florida State product has won four worldwide titles, including two majors – the 2018 U.S. Open and PGA Championship.
Full Name: Brooks Koepka
Height: 6′ 0″
Weight: 186 lb
Birthdate: May 3 (age 28)
Native: West Palm Beach, Florida
Residence: Jupiter, Florida
College: Florida State University
1 Brooks Koepka –21 (71-65-67-64)
2 Gary Woodland –17 (73-67-68-63)
3 Ryan Palmer –15 (72-70-69-62)
3 Rafael Cabrera-Bello –11 (73-70-65-65)
5 Jason Day –10 (73-71-65-67)
5 Scott Piercy –10 (70-65-72-69)
Fairways: 73.2% (T42)
Greens: 75.0% (T23)
Putts/GIR: 1.750 (20th)
Scores: 2 Eagles, 23 Birdies, 41 Pars, 11 Bogeys, 1 Double
VIDEO: KOEPKA’S FINAL-ROUND HIGHLIGHTS
Credit: PGA TOUR
Cuts Made: 1
Wins: 1 (CJ Cup)
FedExCup Points/Ranking: 500/3rd
PGA Tour: 5
2018 CJ Cup
2018 PGA Championship
2018 U.S. Open
2017 U.S. Open
2015 Waste Mgt Phoenix Open
European Tour: 1
2014 Turkish Airlines Open
Japan Tour: 2
2017 Dunlop Phoenix Tournament
2016 Dunlop Phoenix Tournament
MONEY & PLAYOFF POINTS
With his win, Koepka earned $1,710,000 and 500 FedExCup points to move to 3rd place.
Koepka received 54 OWGR points, and will move up to No. 1 in the world, replacing Dustin Johnson.
Question: Brooks, what a back nine, but the champion and now World No. 1. You had quite a journey to get to this point. What did you learn about yourself throughout this quest to be No. 1?
Brooks Koepka: “It’s a battle every day, you’ve just got to keep working hard and trying to improve. I’ve done that. I enjoyed my time on the Challenge Tour, the European Tour, and being here on the PGA Tour.
“To be World No. 1 is something I dreamed of as a kid and I don’t think this one’s going to sink in.”
Credits: Getty Images, PGA Tour Media