Koepka wins the US Open


With a strong final round, the American Golfer Brooks Koepka secures the victory at the US Open and will be celebrating his first Major title. He even set a record.

The American Brooks Koepka, with a final round of 67 strokes on Sunday (local time) 117. US Open, Erin Hills won. Koepka secured the victory with a total of 272 strokes after four rounds on the Par-72 course in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. With a 16-under-Par equalized Koepka in addition, the record set by Rory McIlroy for the lowest number of strokes during a US Open. For the 27-year-old Golf Pro from Florida, it was the first Major title of his career. For the Triumph received prize money of 2.16 million US dollars. A shared second place of the US-Americans Brian Harman and the Japanese Hideki Matsuyama, who finished both with a 12-under-Par for the tournament.

The German Golf pros Martin Kaymer and Stephen hunter played at the conclusion of each round all over the place standard. With a total of 289 strokes, and thus a stroke over Par for the tournament, Kaymer took the split 35. Place. On the final day, the 32-Year-old former US Open Champion played a 73-round. Hunter had to fight on Sunday, however, difficult to find and only came to 79 punches to the club house. With a seven over Par for the day and nine over Par for the tournament, the 28-Year-old ended the second Major tournament of the year on the split 60. Place.

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