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SportDefending champ Koepka's amazing Open snub

05:55  12 june  2019
05:55  12 june  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Defending champ Koepka's amazing Open snub© ASSOCIATED PRESS Brooks Koepka speaks to the media at a news conference at the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament Tuesday, June 11, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Matt York) Defending US Open champion Brooks Koepka joked "somebody should be fired" for an astonishing gaffe that saw him left out of the tournament's broadcast promotion.

Four-time major winner Koepka, who has been at the centre of several snubs during his already prolific career, became the first player to win back-to-back US Opens (2017-18) since Curtis Strange (1988-89).

But in a television advertisement before this week's US Open at California's iconic Pebble Beach, host broadcaster Fox released four promos - three of which did not feature the world No.1 Koepka at all.

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Defending champion Brooks Koepka shot a 7-under 63 to take the lead after the first round of the PGA Championship. Koepka is the first player to shoot 63 in consecutive years at major championships, after carding a 63 at last year' s PGA Championship.

Koepka ' s two-over effort looked plenty impressive on an afternoon that saw scores soar on the Long Island course's lightning-fast greens. And it put him in prime position to become the first player since Curtis Strange in 1988-89 to win back-to-back US Open titles.

Although a fourth focused solely on the athletic, big-hitting Koepka, it is unusual for the defending champion not to be covered in all promos.

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Can Brooks Koepka get a little respect? Koepka dominated the golf world in 2018, but he' s nowhere to be The latest snub did not go unnoticed by Koepka , who responded publicly in his own way. But he came back with a vengeance. First he won the U. S . Open at Shinnecock Hills, defending his title

Brooks Koepka (/ˈkɛp.kə/, born May 3, 1990) is an American professional golfer on the PGA Tour. He became World Number 1 in the Official World Golf Ranking after winning the 2018 CJ Cup.

It is also perplexing given Koepka won the most recent major, the US PGA Championship last month, to become the first golfer to successfully defend two different majors.

"There's a commercial running now where I'm not even in it," an annoyed Koepka said on Tuesday ahead of the US Open at Pebble Beach.

"There's (always) a couple of (slights on me) where it's just mind boggling how - it's like, really? Like, how do you forget that?"

"I actually didn't see it for a long time. A bunch of people on Twitter I think tagged me in the promo.

"I was kind of shocked. They've had over a year to kind of put it out. So I don't know. Somebody probably got fired over it - or should," Koepka added with a laugh.

The 29-year-old Koepka has continuously been overlooked despite being the hottest player in the world for the past two years, winning the past two US Opens and PGA Championships.

Koepka was dismissed by Golf Channel pundit Brandel Chamblee just days before winning the recent PGA Championship at Bethpage.

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Defending U. S . Open champion Brooks Koepka missed four months this year because of a wrist injury, but he seems to be coming Koepka posted a second-place finish at the Fort Worth Invitational three weeks ago in his third start back from injury. He’ s a rare player in that he is an American who

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Chamblee, a former US PGA Tour player, declared world No.1 Koepka was "just not in the class" of Tiger Woods, Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy when asked who Masters champion Woods' greatest challengers were.

He omitted Koepka and the Florida native responded by posting a photo to social media of Chamblee with a clown nose photoshopped on his face.

Their running battle began in March when Chamblee claimed Koepka, who intentionally lost 12 kilograms of bodyweight, was "the greatest self-sabotage of an athlete in his prime" he had seen.

There was intense speculation the muscular Koepka had lost the weight to pose for ESPN's Body Issue magazine.

Koepka said this latest omission would fuel his fire before Pebble Beach.

"Yeah, I mean, why wouldn't you? You've always got to find something to give you a little bit of extra motivation. Sometimes it's blatantly obvious."

Koepka makes US Open history, but no 3 in a row.
Brooks Koepka brought his 'A' game to Pebble Beach on Sunday, hoping it would be good enough to make history. It was in a way. Just not good enough to slow down the magic show Gary Woodland was putting on behind him. © Provided by The Associated Press Brooks Koepka reacts after missing a birdie putt on the 18th hole during the final round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament Sunday, June 16, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif.

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