Former FSU golfer Brooks Koepka came out on top of a leaderboard loaded with some of the top golfers in the world. Tiger Woods and Adam Scott looked to challenge Koepka’s lead, but fell short after Koepka had back-to-back birdies on holes 15 and 16.
2018 has already been a legendary year for Brooks Koepka. Koepka joined another short list of golfers after becoming the first to win back-to-back U.S. Open Championships since 1989 earlier this year. Aside from joining an elite list of golfers who have won both the U.S. Open and PGA Championship in the same year (Tiger Woods Jack Nicklaus Ben Hogan Gene Sarazen), his win at Bellerive Country Club seal’s his place in history as one of 5 golfers who have won 3 major championships before the age of 28 (Jack Nicklaus, Jordan Spieth, Tiger Woods, Tom Watson).
In 20 career starts in majors, Koepka has eight top-10 finishes and 11 finishes in the top 15. Koepka finished round four sitting at 16 under par. Tiger Woods and Adam Scott both finished 14 and 13 under par respectively.