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Brooks Koepka biography: 13 things about golfer born in West Palm Beach, Florida


Brooks Koepka is a professional golfer born in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida, United States. He grew up in Lake Worth, Palm Beach County.

Koepka is 2 years younger than his wife Jena Sims. He is 3 years older than his brother Chase Koepka, who is also a professional golfer.


Brooks is 6’0″ tall and his registered weight is 205 pounds. He attended Cardinal Newman High School in West Palm Beach and Florida State University in Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida.

Currently, Koepka is based in Jupiter, Palm Beach County. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. As an amateur golfer, he qualified for the 2012 U.S. Open but he missed the cut by six strokes.
  2. He tied for 70th at the 2013 PGA Championship.
  3. He, Keegan Bradley, Jason Day, Dustin Johnson and Henrik Stenson tied for fourth at the 2014 U.S. Open.
  4. He and Anirban Lahiri tied for fifth at the 2015 PGA Championship. He and Adam Scott tied for 10th at the 2015 Open Championship.
  5. He, Branden Grace and Hideki Matsuyama tied for fourth at the 2016 PGA Championship.
  6. On June 18, 2017, he won the 2017 U.S. Open in Erin, Washington County, Wisconsin, USA. He, Grace, Marc Leishman, Alex Noren and Matthew Southgate tied for sixth at the 2017 Open Championship, which was held in Southport, England, United Kingdom from July 20-23, 2017.
  7. He won the 2018 U.S. Open in Shinnecock Hills, Suffolk County, New York, USA on June 17, 2018 and the 2018 PGA Championship in Town and Country, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA on August 12, 2018.
  8. On April 14, 2019, he, Johnson and Xander Schauffele were runners-up to 2019 Masters Tournament champion Tiger Woods in Augusta, Richmond County, Georgia, USA. On May 2019, he won the 2019 PGA Championship in Farmingdale, Long Island, Town of Oyster Bay, Nassau County, New York. On June 16, 2019, he was runner-up to 2019 US Open champion Gary Woodland in Pebble Beach, California, USA.
  9. He, Pan Cheng-tsung and Jon Rahm tied for seventh at the 2020 Masters Tournament, which took place in August from November 12-15, 2020.
  10. On April 1, 2021, he and Sims announced their engagement. On May 23, 2021, he and Louis Oosthuizen were runners-up to 2021 PGA Championship champion Phil Mickelson in Kiawah, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA. He, Guido Migliozzi and Collin Morikawa tied for fourth at the 2021 US Open, which was held in San Diego, San Diego County, California from June 17-20, 2021. He and Mackenzie Hughes tied for sixth at the 2021 Open Championship, which was held in Sandwich, England from July 15-18, 2021.
  11. On June 4, 2022, he and Sims got married in the Turks and Caicos.
  12. He was featured in the second episode of “Full Swing“, which premiered on Netflix on February 15, 2023. On April 9, 2023, he was runner-up to Rahm at the 2023 Masters Tournament in Augusta.
  13. He was 33 years old when he won the 2023 PGA Championship on May 21, 2023 in Pittsford, Monroe County, New York.

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