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Golf: Factbox for Brooks Koepka
June 19, 2017 / 5:22 AM / 5 months ago

Golf: Factbox for Brooks Koepka

(Reuters) - Factbox for Brooks Koepka, who won the U.S. Open at Erin Hills on Sunday:

Born: May 3, 1990 in West Palm Beach, Florida

Turned pro in 2012: Immediately joined secondary European Challenge Tour, before earning promotion to the main European Tour during the 2013 season. Gained his PGA Tour card during 2014 season

Professional victories: 8

2012: Challenge de Catalunya (Euro Challenge Tour)

2013: Montecchia Golf Open (Challenge Tour), Fred Olesen Challenge de Espana (Challenge Tour), Scottish Hyndro Challenge (Challenge Tour)

2014: Turkish Airlines Open (European Tour)

2015: Waste Management Phoenix Open (PGA Tour)

2016: Dunlop Phoenix (Japan Tour)

2017: U.S. Open

World ranking: 10th after U.S. Open

National teams: Ryder Cup in 2016: 3-1-0 (record)

Fun fact: Manchester United fan. Calls soccer “proper” football

Compiled by Andrew Both

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