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Brooks Koepka holds off Tiger Woods, Adam Scott to win PGA Championship
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Tiger Woods has earned a spot on the American Ryder Cup team with his recent hot form, captain Jim Furyk hinted on Monday. (article 4) Brooks Koepka secured his status as one of the best golfers in the world Sunday as he won his third major in 14 months at the PGA Championship at Bellerive Country Club outside St. Louis. (article 2) Koepka, who successfully defended his U.S. Open title at Shinnecock Hills in June, shot a final-round 66 to hold off Tiger Woods (64) by two shots. (article 2) Koepka is the first man to win two majors in the same calendar year since Jordan Spieth won the Masters and U.S. Open in 2015. (article 2) His 72-hole score of 264 set the PGA Championship scoring record and matched the major championship record set by Henrink Stenson at Royal Troon in the 2016 British Open. (article 2) The 28-year-old Floridian also joined Jordan Spieth, Woods, Nicklaus and Tom Watson as the only players with three majors before turning 30 since World War II. (article 2) As Saturday's round wore on, he was consistently coming up short as the already soft greens got even slower; he had six birdie tries of 20 feet or less over the back nine and didn't make one. (article 3)

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    Woods, Koepka, PGA, birdie, Championship

    Source articles
    1. Sports-no-CBC (cbc.ca, 08/12/2018, 763 words)
    2. Brooks Koepka holds off Tiger Woods, Adam Scott to win PGA Championship (FOX News, 08/12/2018, 652 words)
    3. Putts won't drop, but Tiger Woods moves up the board at PGA anyway (FOX News, 08/12/2018, 832 words)
    4. Sports-no-CBC (cbc.ca, 08/13/2018, 428 words)




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