Koepka's history-making PGA win in numbers

A look through the records Brooks Koepka broke during his 2019 PGA Championship win, his fourth major title.

BROOKS KOEPKA of the United States plays his shot from the ninth tee during the 2018 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton, New York.
BROOKS KOEPKA of the United States plays his shot from the ninth tee during the 2018 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton, New York. Picture: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

BROOKS KOEPKA'S PGA CHAMPIONSHIP TRIUMPH BY THE NUMBERS:

- Secures his fourth major victory, to go with the 2017 and 2018 US Open titles as well as the 2018 PGA Championship

- Becomes the first player in history to win the US Open and US PGA Championship back-to-back in a career

- Joins Tiger Woods (1999-2000 and 2006-2007) as the only players to win back-to-back PGA Championships since it moved to stroke play in 1958

- Becomes the first male golfer in history to hold two different majors back-to-back at the same time, and the first to win his first four majors in less than two years

- Becomes the first player since Hal Sutton in 1983 to win the PGA Championship in wire-to-wire fashion

- Becomes the only player under the age of 30 to have four major wins

- Joins Rory McIlroy as the only player under age 40 with at least four majors

- Moves to world No.1 again, his fourth stint at the top of the rankings

- Wins $US1.98 million winner's share of the $US11 million PGA purse

- Koepka's four-over score was the highest final round in relation to par by a winner of a major since Vijay Singh shot 76 to win the 2004 PGA Championship (Singh won in a play-off).


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