ROCHESTER, NEW YORK | It had been nearly an hour since Brooks Koepka had finished off his victory in the PGA Championship at Oak Hill, and he was still on the 18th green, posing for photos with the Wanamaker Trophy and various groups and individuals who were getting their own snapshots of the historic moment.
Koepka smiled the smile of a contented man while photo after photo was snapped, resting a forearm on the 27-pound silver trophy at one point and flashing five fingers another time.
Winning one major championship puts a golfer in select company.
Winning five majors puts a player in elite company.
Consider whom Koepka joined with five majors: Seve Ballesteros, Peter Thomson, Byron Nelson, John Henry Taylor and James Braid. Three of the five – Thomson, Taylor and Braid – combined to win the Claret Jug 15 times, with Taylor and Braid collecting theirs more than a century ago.
Brooks Koepka shares a light moment with PGA of America president John Lindert. D...
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