Three big companies in two years and Brooks Koepka can still feel as if he should prove something.
He once again introduced the largest golf scene.
And this time Tiger Woods was riding. 19659005] Koepka beat Bethpage black to start recording his title defense at the PGA Championship. With a 40-foot bird to start his tour and bird-putt from just 35 feet inside, he shot 7 to 63 years to stop the course record and become the first player to shoot 63 in the same big. 19659005] "It was one of the best tours as a professional," Koepka said. "This golf course is brutal."
He was 10 photos better than the average score opening round, but only one better than Danny Lee's day, when only 16 players broke, at least the first round of the PGA Championship since 2008. Oakland Hills
It was just one round, but it is enough that the winners of Woods last month would feel more nostalgic than any future sign. I play well – said Koepka. "It was great that Tiger won Augustas, but I mean we are now a new week. … It is obvious that everyone will enjoy it and it will be loud, especially if he does putt. You just had to fight."
Thousands of fans who moved to the unexpected end of Bethpage Black on Thursday morning were again called Woods, who once again became a Masters champion, from 1999, 2000, 2006, and 2007
to remind everyone of what Woods did in the game.
Koepka showed what was recently done by PGA Championship and the ideal start in his proposal to join Woods as the only "PGA" champions in stroke game.
"I wasn't surprised, "said Lee." I mean, have you seen that he has been playing US Open and PGA Championships for the last three years? "19659005] Opened the double bogeys for a couple of nine took the first nine – two birds and a 30-foot eagle in a four-hole section – with a pair of three Putt bogies. This gave him 72, leaving him nine shots and ending with 12 consecutive levels or better majors last summer.
"It wasn't as clean as I would, of course," said Woods.
Tommy Fleetwood was 67 years old, and 68 at Pat Perez, who played on Tuesday with Koepka. Bogey was in the 10th hole for 69th place and was in a group with Dustin Johnson, Phil Mickelson, Rickie Fowler, and Jason Day, "Perez said." I saw that on Tuesday when I was playing with him. I really congratulated him on his win. "
But it is far from being before Lee moved to the leader in the afternoon. Fowler was mixed up when asked how close he should be to Koepka on the final Sunday.
"What do you think he's going to be a leader?" Fowler said, "I would say there is no safe here."
Koepka failed to take the birds to two for 5s, lacking a 10-foot bird bird 13. He also missed A 7-foot bird putt on the 11th and 8-foot bird birds on the 2nd, yes it might have been special. Again, he also created four 15-foot or longer bird foams, including the long start and end of their round. 19659005] "When this putty came to me," said Koepka. "But I never thought about a course entry or something. I just tried to shoot the best I could. Simple, just. Just go and finish them at the end. "
He is the ninth player who opens the Grand with 63, and only two of them have won -" Jack Nicklaus "in Baltusrol's 1980s Open Open and Raymond Floyd in the Southern Mountains 1982
Taking into account Koepka's record in big companies – three winners and second place in its last seven majors, it was shorter, and Koepka only made serious appearances once, and made the sixth hole 10 feet
Woods was able to get par, but only briefly
to get to the rough and he left no choice but to break in. The mistake was a wedge that went over the green, and Woods took his head, knowing his mistake. and he spent his double double bog. His next double bogel came to the 3rd day when he went to the bunker face, blown over and picked up three, that there išliptų.
foot eagle putt on the 5th of the fourth, brought it to 1. And then he called out three of the other four holes.
"I fought my way around there and, unfortunately, I just couldn't do it together," he said.