Bethpage Black golf course is a beast! It played long today and many players found out how difficult of a course it really plays. Not surprisingly, the top players navigated around the course fairly well with a few notable exceptions. Hopefully, these players will get back on track during day two. More importantly, Brooks Koepka is at the top of the leaderboard and looks very strong at this time.Continue reading
The 2019 PGA Championship is set at the beautiful Bethpage Black Course in New York. By all accounts the course is in fantastic condition and temperatures will be in the low 60s with a chance of rain on Friday. Additionally, the Black Course will be a par 70 measuring 7465 yards. The slope will is 155 and the rating is 77.5. This is a monster of course and contribute to higher scores in the field this week and only those players with length and accuracy will be able to stand up to the very challenging conditions. So, keeping this in mind, lets predict the winner of the 2019 PGA Championship.Continue reading
What a great start to the first Major of 2019. I am not surprised to see the top of the leaderboard. Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka played solid golf and will lead the way today. It is very interesting to watch them surgically take Augusta National apart. But, they are only part of the story.Continue reading
It only takes one shot in golf to become a hero or a goat. If you have ever played in a tournament, you are probably aware of the risk making a poor shot. I sure have experienced the results of making poor shots during competition and yet, I continued to strive play better. I noticed that Tiger Woods and Brooks Koepka did this exact thing during the 100th PGA Championship on the weekend. The player that responded best to a poor shot was Brooks, hence he went on to rise the Wanamaker Trophy. Continue reading
With ice in his veins, Brooks Koepka fought back all challengers to win the 100th PGA Championship. Raising the Wanamaker Trophy was a thrill for eveyone who watch him hit booming drives and laser guide wedges on the back 9. Using his greatest asset, Koepka crushed long and accurated drives all day to grind down his fellow competitors. He was relentless and was rewarded. But, this was only part of the story during the last Major of 2018.