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UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019, 8:29 p.m.

Brooks Koepka leads after two rounds in Tour Championship

A storm delay at the Tour Championship slowed the momentum of Brooks Koepka and Justin Thomas, right when they were starting to pull ahead in the chase for the $15 …


Xander Schauffele surges into tie for lead at Tour Championship

Xander Schauffele was six shots behind before he ever hit a shot Thursday in the new scoring format for the Tour Championship. His goal was to keep his head down, …


Tim Dahlberg: Even 7 shots back, Brooks Koepka is lurking at Open

Brooks Koepka doesn’t need to reach too far back in the memory bank to know how precarious a big lead can be. He nearly gave away his last major just …


Gary Woodland denies history with U.S. Open title at Pebble Beach

Gary Woodland denied Brooks Koepka’s bold bid at history with two clutch shots and made U.S. Open memories of his own, starting with that silver trophy in his hands at …


Tim Dahlberg: Time to appreciate Brooks Koepka as he chases Open history

Brooks Koepka is chasing history, and no one seems to care. Three U.S. Opens in a row. Five wins in the last nine majors. What time does Tiger Woods tee …


UPDATED: Sat., June 15, 2019, 9:26 p.m.

Gary Woodland takes 1-shot lead over Justin Rose in U.S. Open

The toughest test in this U.S. Open might be more about nerves from chasing history than Pebble Beach. Gary Woodland held it together Saturday with bold plays and two unlikely …


A shrub, a cart path and a 2-under for Brooks Koepka at U.S. Open

Considering his tee shot almost buried into a shrubbery and he had to hit the next shot from off the cart path, Brooks Koepka couldn’t have been too unhappy with …


UPDATED: Wed., June 12, 2019, 5:17 p.m.

Going for 3: Brooks Koepka chases the mysterious Willie Anderson

It’s hard to blame Brooks Koepka for not knowing much about the man whose record he’s chasing. For decades, pretty much everyone forgot about him. His name is Willie Anderson. …


UPDATED: Wed., June 12, 2019, 12:37 p.m.

Brooks Koepka facing long odds for another U.S. Open title

Brooks Koepka is going for a third straight U.S. Open title aware that the odds are stacked against him. The only player to go back-to-back-to-back in golf’s toughest test was …


Doug Ferguson: Why it took 4 majors for Brooks Koepka to get his due

Majors matter more than any other golf tournament. They are not the sole measure of greatness.


UPDATED: Sun., May 19, 2019, 9:20 p.m.

Brooks Koepka survives Bethpage Black to win PGA Championship

Brooks Koepka makes it look hard and survives to win PGA Championship for second straight year.


With Brooks Koepka out front at PGA, 2nd place plenty to play for

Maybe no one is going to catch Brooks Koepka at the PGA Championship, but the rest of the field still has plenty to play for. There are the FedEx Cup …


UPDATED: Sat., May 18, 2019, 7:30 p.m.

Brooks Koepka keeps 7-shot lead after third round at PGA Championship; Clarkston’s Joel Dahmen tied for 39th

Staked to a seven-shot lead, Koepka never let anyone get closer than five shots in the third round as he powered his way to an ideal start and overcame a …


UPDATED: Fri., May 17, 2019, 10:29 p.m.

Brooks Koepka shatters 36-hole record and builds 7-shot lead at PGA; Clarkston’s Joel Dahmen makes cut

What felt like a battle for Brooks Koepka looked like a runaway second round in the PGA Championship. Koepka backed up his record-tying 63 with a round that put him …


UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 5:54 p.m.

Brooks Koepka off to record-setting start at PGA Championship; Clarkston native Joel Dahmen shoots even par

Brooks Koepka delivered on the biggest stage again, this time with Tiger Woods at his side. Koepka had a 7-under 63, making him the first player in 101 years of …


UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019, 10:55 a.m.

Defending PGA champ Brooks Koepka has confidence of an elite player

Koepka is the titleholder of the PGA Championship and has won the past two U.S. Opens. To use a phrase familiar in these parts of Long Island, he is not …


Doug Ferguson: Brooks Koepka’s biggest feat as No. 1 is getting there

Reaching No. 1 in the world felt even sweeter to Brooks Koepka because of how he got there. Golf is about winning, and the world ranking is merely a result …


Brooks Koepka takes No. 1 spot, winning CJ Cup

Brooks Koepka took the No. 1 spot in the world ranking from Dustin Johnson, finishing his victory in the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges with a 25-foot eagle putt. Koepka …


Brooks Koepka keeps alive chance for top spot, leads by 4 in SKorea

Brooks Koepka has improved his chances of taking over as No. 1 golfer in the world, shooting a bogey-free 5-under 67 Saturday for a four-stroke lead after three rounds of …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 9, 2018, 10:31 a.m.

Brooks Koepka voted PGA Tour’s top player of the year

U.S. Open and PGA champion Brooks Koepka added to his trophy collection Tuesday when he picked up the Jack Nicklaus Award trophy as the PGA Tour player of the year.


UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 12, 2018, 8:29 p.m.

Brooks Koepka holds off Tiger Woods to win PGA Championship

Brooks Koepka is impossible to overlook now, winning the PGA Championship on Sunday with machine-like precision to go with his back-to-back U.S. Open titles.


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 11, 2018, 7:14 p.m.

Brooks Koepka takes 2-shot lead at PGA Championship and goes for another major

Two-time U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka took a step toward adding a third major to his short list of victories. Koepka bullied rain-softened Bellerive on Saturday on the front nine …


UPDATED: Tue., July 17, 2018, 10:28 p.m.

Brooks Koepka traces golfing success to Scotland, aims to win British Open

It was just five years ago that Brooks Koepka won the Scottish Hydro Challenge to earn a spot on the European Tour.


Golf notes: Curtis Strange’s advice for Brooks Koepka: Study up on Willie Anderson

Curtis Strange has some advice for Brooks Koepka ahead of next year’s U.S. Open: Study up on Willie Anderson.


UPDATED: Sun., June 17, 2018, 5:47 p.m.

Column: Brooks Koepka wins an Open where the whiners go home early

The whiners went home early, beaten down by Shinnecock Hills and the USGA’s clumsy efforts to turn the venerable golf course into something it was never meant to be.


UPDATED: Sun., June 17, 2018, 6:44 p.m.

Tough course or easy, Brooks Koepka repeats as U.S. Open champ

One year after Brooks Koepka overpowered the wide fairways of Erin Hills in a U.S. Open remembered for low scoring, he navigated his way through the brutal conditions of Shinnecock …


UPDATED: Sat., June 16, 2018, 6:18 p.m.

4-way tie atop U.S. Open leaderboard after day of survival at Shinnecock Hills

The only thing that spared Dustin Johnson from another U.S. Open implosion is that everyone around him suffered on a Shinnecock Hills course that even the USGA conceded got out …


Brooks Koepka playing through wrist pain from avoiding golf cart

Two tournaments into his return following a wrist injury, U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka nearly suffered another setback. All because of a golf cart.


UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017, 9:17 p.m.

British Open features an All-American opening round

The wind off the Irish Sea pushed away the rain clouds and bathed Royal Birkdale in sunshine, Stars and Stripes.


UPDATED: Sun., June 18, 2017, 9:11 p.m.

Brooks Koepka wins U.S. Open golf title

Brooks Koepka wins the U.S. Open title for his first major championship.