Discover Golf : Vol 15
Here’s a by-the-numbers look at Brooks Koepka at the majors. 1 Becomes the first player to defend both the PGA Championship and US Open in a career. 128 His 36-hole score of 128 at Bethpage Black is the lowest 36- hole score ever shot in a major championship. The previous record was 130. 5 He is just the fifth wire-to-wire winner of the PGA Championship (no ties) with Bobby Nichol (1964), Jack Nicklaus (1971), Raymond Floyd (1982) and Hal Sutton (1983). 63 Koepka’s opening round of 63 was the lowest score in a major at Bethpage Black. 3 Koepka is one of three players in the last 30 years to win three majors before the age of 30. The others are Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy. KOEPKA’S MAJOR DOMINATION TOUR | NUMBERS 5 Image Credit: Warren Little / Getty Images 4 The PGA Championship is Koepka’s fourth victory in his last eight majors. The last person to do that was Tiger Woods in 2005-2006.