An incident occurred where LIV won the PGA Championship for the first time. The main character is Brooks Koepka (33, USA). Koepka tied 7 birdies and 4 bogeys in the final 4th round of the PGA Championship (total prize money of 17.5 million dollars) held at Oak Hill Country Club (par 70, 7,380 yards) in Rochester, New York on the 22nd (Korean time) He shot a 3-under 67.
With a final total of 9 under par, 271 strokes, Koepka won the championship by two strokes over Viktor Hovlan (Norway) and Scotty Scheffler (USA, 7 under par, 273 strokes), who were tied for second place. The winning prize is 3.15 million dollars (approximately 4.18 billion won).
With this win, Koepka harvested his ninth victory on the PGA Tour. It has been two years and three months since Koepka, who transferred to LIV Golf in June of last year, has won a PGA Tour event since the Phoenix Open in February 2021. In particular, Koepka won 5 wins in major competitions alone, and among them, he won 3 wins (2018, 2019, 2023) at the PGA Championship, reaffirming his strong side. “Five or more wins in major competitions” is a record held by only 20 players, including Koepka.
Koepka’s victory is also the first time that a player from LIV Golf, which was launched last year, won a major tournament. Since the launch of LIV Golf, it has never won the previous three major tournaments while revealing a confrontational angle with the PGA Tour, but Koepka became the first protagonist by reviving the aspect of a ‘major hunter’.
Hoblan, who competed with Koepka until the end, had to be content with finishing with a birdie on the last 18th hole (par 4) to tie for 2nd place with Scheffler. Rory McIlroy (Northern Ireland) finished in a tie for 7th place (2 under par 278 strokes). . Michael Block (USA), a club pro who is not a tour player, will be able to participate in next year’s PGA Championship thanks to the good performance of being tied for 15th place (1 over par, 281 strokes).토토사이트
Lee Gyeong-hoon, the only Korean player to pass the cut, tied for 29th place (5 over par, 285 strokes) by reducing one stroke by tying 4 birdies and 3 bogeys. Ram, the world No.