Winner’s Circle: Brooks Koepka Repeats at PGA Championship

Brooks Koepka Wins 2019 PGA Championship
Brooks Koepka reacts to his putt on the 18th green to win the PGA Championship at the Bethpage Black course on May 19, 2019 in Farmingdale, NY. Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images

Brooks Koepka shot a final-round 74 at Bethpage Black course to capture his second-straight PGA Championship, and the fourth major title of his career.

Koepka finished at 8-under par, two shots clear of runner-up Dustin Johnson, who posted a 69 on Sunday.

With the win, the Florida State product becomes first player in history to reign as back-to-back PGA Champion, and back-to-back U.S. Open Champion at the same time. He joined the likes of Tiger Woods, Ben Hogan, and Jack Nicklaus on several other exclusive lists.




PRO-FILE

Full Name: Brooks Koepka
Nationality American
Height: 6′ 0″
Weight: 206 lb
Birthdate: May 3 (age 29)
Native: West Palm Beach, Florida
Residence: Jupiter, Florida
College: Florida State University
Apparel: Nike
Equipment: TaylorMade (Metals), Titleist (Wedges, Putter, Ball), Mizuno (Irons)


FINAL SCORES

Pos-Player-To Par (Final Rd)
1 Brooks Koepka -8 (+4)
2 Tiger Woods -6 (-1)
3 Jordan Spieth -2 (+1)
3 Patrick Cantlay -2 (+1)
3 Matt Wallace -2 (+2)


WINNER’S STATS

Driving: 313.2 yards (11th)
Fairways: 32/56, 57.1% (62nd)
Greens: 53/72, 73.3% (1st)
Putts/GIR: 95/1.8 (44th)
Scores: 19 Birdies, 42 Pars, 11 Bogeys


2019 PGA TOUR SEASON

Starts: 12
Cuts Made: 11
Wins: 2 (CJ Cup PGA Championship)
Addtl Top 10s: 3
Earnings: $5,905,127 (1st)
Earnings Per Start: $492,094


CAREER VICTORIES

PGA Tour: 6
2019 PGA Championship
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


VIDEO: KOEPKA WINS PGA CHAMPIONSHIP


MONEY & PLAYOFF POINTS

With his win, Koepka earned $1,980,000 and 600 FedExCup points to move to No. 1 on the money list, and 2nd place in the points race.


WORLD RANKING

Koepka received 100 OWGR points, and will move back to No. 1 in the world.


Credits: Getty Images, PGA Tour Media


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