4-Time Major Winner Brooks Koepka Latest to Ditch PGA Tour for LIV Golf

Brooks Koepka in 2018
Brooks Koepka in 2018. Photo by Mark Newcombe/REX/Shutterstock

The newly-founded LIV Golf continues to pluck talent from PGA Tour. The latest to join the lucrative tour is four-time major winner Brooks Koepka.

Koepka switching from PGA Tour to LIV Golf is yet to be announced, but multiple reports say the official confirmation should come by the end of the week. In the meantime, the 32-year-old has canceled his appearance at the upcoming Travelers Championship.

Koepka is expected to make his first LIV Golf appearance in late June at Portland, Oregon’s Pumpkin Ridge. He should play alongside his younger brother Chase, who also left PGA Tour recently.

Besides the Koepka brothers, LIV Golf’s roster features a number of other big names, including Dustin Johnson, Phil Mickelson, Bryson DeChambeau, and Patrick Reed. The tour is in its inaugural season and has already wrapped its first event in London, which saw a win from Charl Schwartzel.

Brooks Koepka previously spent 47 weeks as the world’s No. 1 golfer. He has 15 wins as a professional, including two U.S. Open championships and two PGA Championship trophies. However, things haven’t been smooth for Koepka in 2022, as his best result is 55th place at U.S. Open. He is currently ranked as the no. 18 player in the world.

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