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Curtis Strange has been where Brooks Koepka is going.
Thirty years ago, Strange won his second consecutive U.S. Open and headed to Medinah in 1990 with a chance to join Willie Anderson as the only player to win three consecutive U.S. Opens. Strange began the final round just two off the lead but a closing 75 ended his pursuit of three in a row.
Now it’s Koepka’s turn to chase Anderson next month at Pebble Beach, where he will arrive in the midst of a spectacular major championship run, having won four of his last eight major starts, including the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black two Sundays ago, his second consecutive victory in that major as well.
Brooks Koepka, grasping the trophy for a second straight year after the 2018 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills, seeks a third at Pebble Beach. Photo: Ben Solomon, Copyright USGA
A third straight U.S. Open would put Koepka into rarer air. It is relatively quiet now, the chatter about three in a row, b...
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