Brooks Koepka
Brooks Koepka
30-Year-Old Golfer
2019–20 Fantasy Outlook
Entering the 2018-19 season, it was still debatable as to who was the best golfer in the world. Entering this season, the debate is over. Koepka grabbed another major victory last season and was a threat at the other three. Koepka is clearly the No. 1 pick in drafts and should be the highest-valued player in auctions. His ceiling is entirely up to him as when he's focused he almost always wins and he always contends. That's the good news. The bad news is his number is just too high for salary cap purposes this season. Read Past Outlooks
Falls short in quest for three-peat
August 9, 2020
Koepka recorded a four-over 74 in the final round of the PGA Championship to finish in a tie for 29th place.
Koepka started the day two shots back of the lead as he looked to make a run at his third straight PGA Championship, but he was unable to get anything going as he made four bogeys on the front-nine and didn't make a birdie until the 12th hole. Normally dominant with his driver, Koepka lost over a shot on the field in SG: Off-the-tee Sunday and ranked 88th in the category for the week. He'll look to rebound at next week's Wyndham Championship.
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Past Fantasy Outlooks
Koepka established himself as perhaps the best major golfer in the world last season. All of this after he started the season on the DL with a wrist injury as well. That injury limited Koepka to just 17 events last season, but he still managed to win twice and post a career-high in earnings. Koepka has won three of the past six majors, five of which he has played and it's clear that when he's focused, he's one of the best, if not the best, golfer in the world. There in lies the issue though as Koepka all but admitted after his PGA Championship victory that he gets up for majors and struggles to do the same during regular PGA Tour events. It's hard to imagine that Koepka won't figure that part out soon and if he does, then the sky is the limit. Koepka comes with a huge price tag this season, but he does have the potential to reach $10 million if everything goes right.
Koepka entered the season as a young golfer with loads of potential, and he exited the season a major champion. There are lots of guys with potential on the PGA Tour, but so many fail to live up to it, and even fewer ever grab a major. Koepka's season would have been a success even without a win at the U.S. Open, but obviously that win put his season into the exceptional category. With the exception of a stretch during the beginning of 2017, Koepka was solid all season. He recorded a pair of runner-ups and seven total top-10s. Though Koepka reached a new level this past season, there is still room for improvement. As such, he should be considered for salary cap leagues.
In his two full years on the PGA Tour, Koepka has over $6.5 million in earnings, 24 top-25s and 15 top-10s -- that's a top-10 for every three starts. The only knock is his lack of wins on the PGA Tour; Koepka has just one of those. That however makes his earnings numbers from the past two seasons even more impressive. Koepka is only going to get better and once he figures out how to close more efficiently, his numbers should go through the roof. Expect a nice increase in his numbers this season, just enough to garner a salary cap selection. In draft he could go as early as the 2nd-round.
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Late charge comes up just shy
August 2, 2020
Koepka finished in a four-way tie for second place after shooting a one-under 69 in the final round of the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational.
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Putting woes lead to MC
July 26, 2020
Koepka posted a two-day total of one-under at the 3M Open to miss the cut by one stroke.
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73rd in SG: Around-the-Green at Muirfield
July 21, 2020
Koepka posed an eight-over 80 on Sunday at the Memorial Tournament to finish 12-over and tied for 62nd.
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Recommits to Memorial
July 11, 2020
Koepka has recommitted to the Memorial Tournament, which means he will play four events in a row heading into his three-peat attempt at the PGA Championship, Ryan Lavner of the Golf Chanel reports.
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Ryder Cup Postponed
July 8, 2020
The Ryder Cup has been postponed to September of 2021, Ryan Lavner of the Golf Channel reports.
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