FARMINGDALE, NEW YORK | You know who is probably going to win this PGA Championship.
Not the guy who won the Masters.
Not the No. 1 player in the world.
Not the guy trying to complete the career Grand Slam either.
The guy who wins major championships the way some of us grab potato chips – Brooks Koepka.
It’s what he does. He’s won three of the last seven majors he’s played and give him back one swing on the 12th tee at Augusta National on Masters Sunday or an 8-footer on the 18th green that day and he might have denied Tiger Woods another green jacket the way he thwarted Woods at the PGA Championship at Bellerive last August.
This is not a guarantee, only a semi-educated hunch based on the past two years of major championships, the questions Bethpage Black asks and the beautifully direct approach Koepka takes to playing the game’s biggest events.
Call it a variation on the “if it ain’t broke don’t fix it” axiom.
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