Brooks Koepka won PGA (Professional Golfers’ Association) player of the year award
American golfer Brooks Koepka won PGA of America player of the year award for the 2nd consecutive year.
On Monday, The PGA of America said, Brooks Koepka won the award, edging the newly crowned Tour Championship winner Rory Mcllory.
The 30-year-old Rory McIlroy has won two (2012 and 2014) PGA of America player of the year award.
In 2014, he won Sir Henry Cotton Rookie of the Year award. Koepka has also won PGA Tour player of the year award.
The 29-year-old Brooks Koepka has claimed two PGA Championship, two US Open, The Open Championship, and one Masters tournament in his career.
In this season, Brooks Koepka has claimed three titles and finished with total of 84 points. He got 50 victory points, 20 money points, and 14 scoring points. This season Koepka successfully defended his PGA Championship crown.
The 29-year-old golfer Koepka’s name is shining on the top of the PGA Tour Money List leaving everyone else behind.
In this season, Brooks Koepka conquered The CJ Cup at Nine Bridges, PGA Championship, and WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational.
Rory Mcllory has claimed three main championships this season on his name. He has also grabbed the trophies of Player Championship, Canadian Open and Tour Championships and finished with 78 points.
He got 40 victory points, 18 money points, and 20 scoring points. This season Mclolory earned Vardon Trophy third time in his career.
American golfers Patrick Cantlay and Gary Woodland finished with 42 points at the 3rd position.
The PGA (Professional Golfers’ Association) of America has honored the game’s best players with the PGA Player of the Year Award, since 1948.