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Brooks Koepka claims fourth LIV Golf title – Golf Information


Brooks Koepka received his fourth particular person title on the LIV Golf League profession after capturing a closing spherical 68 at Sentosa Golf Membership to win the Singapore occasion by two pictures from Cameron Smith and Marc Leishman.

The reigning US PGA Champion lit the fuse of a scorching streak he hopes will produce a profitable title defence at Valhalla in two weeks’ time with a 15-under par complete for 3 rounds.

“It’s all beginning to come round,” stated Koepka, who turned the primary lively LIV Golf participant to win a significant along with his victory final yr at Oak Hill. “I like the way in which issues are trending.”

Koepka began the ultimate spherical with a three-shot lead, however a wide range of challengers closed the hole all through the spherical. Koepka by no means gave up the lead, although, and he bounced again from his solely bogey – a three-putt on the ninth – with a birdie.

A late Leishman birdie moved the Australian inside a shot, however a bogey on his closing gap gave Koepka a two-shot lead going into the par-5 18th, and he performed conservative to keep away from the water on the ending gap.

“I felt the warmth, nevertheless it was primarily due to how scorching it was,” Koepka stated. “Simply performed very constant, missed it in the proper spots. If you’re taking part in with a lead, you try this. You don’t need to power something.”

The staff title went to Ripper GC, led by Leishman and Smith, and aided by Matt Jones and Lucas Herbert. The staff, which additionally received final week’s occasion in Adelaide, was 32-under for the match, and completed three forward of Fireball GC and Cleeks GC.

“It’s superb,” Jones stated. “Final week was a really particular week for us, however to return out right here this week and do it once more is admittedly particular.”

TEAM COUNTING SCORES

1. RIPPER GC -32 (Smith 64, Leishman 66, Jones 70, Herbert 74; Rd. 3 rating -10)

2. FIREBALLS GC -29 (Chacarra 68, Garcia 68, Puig 68, Ancer 71; Rd. 3 rating -9)

2. CLEEKS GC -29 (Samooja 64, Bland 69, Kaymer 71 Meronk 71; Rd. 3 rating -9)

Cameron Smith, Matt Jones, Lucas Herbert, Marc Leishman of Ripper GC received the staff occasion

 

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