• CNNUS Open 2017: Brooks Koepka wins maiden major title

    (CNN)He took the road less traveled and it made all the difference as Brooks Koepka clinched his maiden major title at the 117th US Open.US OPEN LEADERBOARDThe 27-year-old American, who cut his pro teeth on Europe’s second-tier tour, triumphed by four shots over fellow American Brian Harman and Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama at Erin Hills, Wisconsin, Sunday. The powerful Floridian fired Read more...

  • Sun SentinelU.S. Open champ Brooks Koepka of Jupiter impressed from an early age

    Long before Brooks Koepka was the U.S. Open champion, members of the South Florida golf community could tell he was destined for success.Among them was Hall of Fame golf instructor Bob Toski, who seven or eight years ago spent about 20 minutes with Koepka’s father, Bob, watching Brooks hit balls while he was home from Florida State University.“Bob looked at Read more...

  • Chicago Sun-TimesBrooks Koepka wins U.S. Open with record-tying 16-under

    ERIN, Wis. — The wind was up Sunday. So were the scores after a record-low Saturday. That merely added to the drama, though, as a crowded field sorted itself out in a taut U.S. Open finish.Showing steady nerves, long hitting and clutch putting, Brooks Koepka pulled away from the pack by posting consecutive birdies on the 14th, 15th and 16th Read more...

  • USA TodayLong road: Koepka's journey now includes a US Open title

    ERIN, Wis. (AP) — The list of places Brooks Koepka had to go to win golf tournaments looks like a page straight out of a travelogue.Spain. Scotland. Turkey. Japan.On Sunday, he added Erin Hills in Wisconsin to the list — the stop that made all those frequent flier miles worth it.The 27-year-old American, who had to leave his home country Read more...

  • The San Diego Union-TribuneThree San Diegans in contention at U.S. Open

    Three San Diego natives were in contention Friday as the second round of the U.S. Open drew to a close at Erin Hills.Jamie Lovemark (Torrey Pines High) shot his second straight 69 to get within one shot of the lead at 6-under, and Xander Schauffele (Scripps Ranch High/SDSU) also was in the top 10, tied for eighth at 5-under. Charley Read more...

  • The Seattle TimesLong road: Koepka’s journey now includes a US Open title

    ERIN, Wis. (AP) — The list of places Brooks Koepka had to go to win golf tournaments looks like a page straight out of a travelogue. Spain. Scotland. Turkey. Japan. On Sunday, he added Erin Hills in Wisconsin to the list — the stop that made all those frequent flier miles worth it. The 27-year-old American, who had to leave Read more...

  • CNNHow a crash shaped Koepka's road to US Open glory

    (CNN)What do you do when you’ve been in a serious car accident as a child and your doctor advises you to avoid all contact sports?Pick up a golf club — and in the case of Brooks Koepka go on to become one of the select few players to have won a major.His name is now etched on the US Open Read more...

  • FOX SportsKoepka's trip around the world leads to major title at home

    ERIN, Wis. (AP) Before their names shared space on the silver U.S. Open trophy, Brooks Koepka and Jordan Spieth were together in a less attractive location. Both failed by three shots to advance out of the second stage of qualifying school in Texas, leaving them with no status on any tour. That was five years ago, and each went his Read more...

  • ReutersStricker soaks up the hometown support at the U.S. Open

    ERIN, Wisconsin He walked to the 18th green to a rousing ovation and left it as the U.S. Open clubhouse leader, though at five under par Steve Stricker eventually finished 11 strokes behind winner Brooks Koepka.Yet with the current Big Three of the rankings — Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy and Jason Day — all making early exits outside the cut Read more...

  • The Columbus DispatchUS Open | Brooks Koepka caps a record week with victory

    DOUG FERGUSON, Associated Press ERIN, Wis. — Brooks Koepka traveled around the world to find his game. He found stardom right at home as the U.S. Open champion. Koepka broke away from a tight pack with three straight birdies on the back nine Sunday at Erin Hills and closed with a 5-under 67 to win the U.S. Open for his Read more...