Things are looking pretty good for professional golfer Brooks Koepka.
The number-one-ranked golfer is the two-time defending US Open champion, winner of the 2018 PGA Championship and he just sealed a victory in the 2019 WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational.
His two PGA Tour wins in 2019 bring his total to seven in his young career.
Get to know Brooks Koepka
Find out more about the golfing superstar—including his girlfriend, family life, career achievements, and net worth.
How old is Brooks Koepka?
He was born May 3, 1990, in West Palm Beach, Florida. Koepka is 29 years old.
Does he play golf right-handed or left-handed?
Koepka swings his golf club from the right side.
How tall is Brooks Koepka? How much does he weigh?
The 2019 PGA winner stands 6’ 0” tall and weighs 190 pounds. He has weighed as much as 212 in previous years.
What ethnicity is Brooks Koepka?
Koepka’s nationality is American. The family name originates from Eastern Europe (Poland or Germany) and is pronounced KEP-kuh.
What led him to become interested in golf growing up?
When Brooks was 10 years old he was injured in an automobile accident. His babysitter’s car was struck at an intersection. Koepka fractured his nose and sinus cavity, causing him to avoid contact sports until he healed. He found the perfect outlet in golf.
Where did Brooks Koepka attend high school?
Koepka graduated from Cardinal Newman High School in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Where did he attend college?
He played college golf at Florida State University in Tallahassee, Florida, earning All-American honors three times. He was also named ACC Golfer of the Year twice.
Koepka owns the FSU school record for career stroke average at 71.85 and single-season stroke average at 71.09.
Who are Koepka’s parents?
His mother is Denise Jakows and his father is Bob Koepka.
Does Brooks Koepka have a brother?
Brooks’ younger brother Chase plays golf professionally too, mostly in the Challenge Tour.
The two brothers teamed up for the 2017 Zurich Classic, tying for fifth place. In April of 2019, the brothers tied for 22nd place in the New Orleans tournament.
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Who is Brooks Koepka’s girlfriend at ESPYS?
Brooks Koepka and his girlfriend Jena Sims have made their way to the ESPYS where Brooks is nominated for Best Male Athlete of the Year.