Brooks Koepka Withdraws from the US Open

https://twitter.com/BKoepka/status/1303755118769250304 Man, this is a shocker. The two-time champion has officially withdrawn from the tournament, citing his recent knee issues as the main culprit. This is a MAJOR blow for the major championship. Koepka took home the US Open Trophy in 2017 (Erin Hills) and 2018 (Shinnecock Hills), and was a favorite at Winged Foot …

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Brandon Wu, Korn Ferry Tour Championship winner, qualifies for US Open five minutes from his tometown

https://twitter.com/KornFerryTour/status/1300239782698680321 This is such a cool story from the Korn Ferry Tour. With US Open qualifying play being suspended this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, The PGA and USGA came up with a plan to let Korn Ferry Tour players play in the US Open. One of the Korn Ferry spots would go to …

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The two largest governing bodies in golf will “defang” green-reading books in 2019

(Image via Twitter) (via Golfweek)Beginning Jan. 1, 2019, the move will effectively render the books impractical to players who have increasingly leaned on them for reading putts. Three golf industry rules experts confirmed the plan to Golfweek. The sources spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly on the move. …

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