Brooks Koepka is an American professional golfer. He has made a name for himself in the golf world with his exceptional skills and impressive record. He won his first major at the 2017 US Open at Erin Hills in Wisconsin. In 2018, he successfully defended his title at Shinnecock Hills on Long Island, becoming the first golfer to win US titles.
Brooks Koepka Personal Life
Brooks Koepka was born on 3 May 1990 in West Palm Beach, Florida, Unites States to Bob Koepka, a one-time college baseball player, and Denise Jakows. Brooks’ father Bob used to play baseball as a pitcher at West Virginia Wesleyan. His great-uncle is also a Major League Baseball player Dick Groat.
Brooks has a younger brother named Chase Koepka, a professional golfer. The duo of brothers played as partners in the 2019 Zurich Classic of New Orleans on the PGA Tour, the only Tour event using a team format.
Brooks Koepka Career
Koepka played college golf at Florida State University in Tallahassee, where he won three tournaments and was a three-time All-American. He qualified as an amateur in the summer of 2012, Koepka turned pro, and began playing on the Challenge Tour in Europe.
He won his first championship in September 2012, at the Challenge of Catalonia. In 2013, he gained his second victory on the Challenge Tour, winning the 2013 Montecchia Golf Open. A month later, he took his third win at the Fred Olsen Challenge de España, setting a tournament record. He ranked 260th (−24) and won by a record 10 strokes.
Brooks Koepka poses with the Wanamaker Trophy in the Media Center during his press conference after winning the 2019 PGA Championship at Bethpage Black Golf Course in New York. On May 19, 2019, Koepka won the 2019 PGA Championship, the first successful defense of the PGA Championship since Tiger Woods in 2007. With that championship win, Koepka returned to the top of the Official World Golf Ranking.
Koepka was plagued by hip and knee pain for most of the season and retired from competition in August 2020 prior to the FedEx Cup Playoffs. In February 2021, Koepka won the Waste Management Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale, Arizona. Koepka overcame a five-shot deficit with a 6-under 65 on the final day. It was his second win at the event. Koepka underwent knee surgery on March 16, 2021.
In June 2022, Koepka participated in the LIV Golf Invitational and made his debut in Portland. He made the decision to “sell out” and join LIV Golf four months early, despite advice from golfers. Koepka was then banned from the PGA Tour for playing in the LIV Golf Invitational. In October 2022, Koepka defeated Peter Uihlein in the final of the LIV Golf Invitational in Jeddah for his first LIV Golf victory.
Brooks Koepka Relationship
In the past, Brooks was dating Becky Edwards, a professional soccer player but things did not go well between them so they decided to part ways.
On 1st April 2021, Brooks announced his engagement to Jena Sims, an actress. The couple got married on 4th June 2022 in Turks and Caicos.
Brooks Koepka Net Worth
Has a net worth of around $81. His major source of earnings is his golf contract, he earned $69 million in 2022 alone by playing in LIV Golf League.
Brooks Koepka Education
Brooks completed his schooling at Cardinal Newman High School in West Palm Beach. Later, he joined Florida State University for further studies.
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Brooks Koepka Physical Stats
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight||205 lb (93 kg)|
Brooks Koepka Wiki/Bio
|Full Name||Brooks Koepka|
|Date of Birth||May 3, 1990|
|Age||32 (as of 2023)|
|Place of Birth||West Palm Beach, Florida, USA|
|Tours Played||PGA Tour, European Tour, Challenge Tour|
|World Golf Ranking||9th (as of April 2023)|
|PGA Tour Wins||8|
|European Tour Wins||4|
|Major Championships||4 (U.S. Open 2017, 2018; PGA Championship 2018, 2019)|
|LIV Golf League Wins||0|
|Awards and Honors|
|PGA Player of the Year||2018, 2019|
|Jack Nicklaus Trophy||2018, 2019|
|ESPY Awards||Best Male Golfer – 2019, 2020; Best Moment – 2019 (U.S. Open win)|
|Golf Writers Association of America||Male Player of the Year – 2018, 2019; Ben Hogan Award – 2018, 2019|
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