Sport Brooks Koepka withdraws from Northern Trust due to knee, hip injuries

06:31  20 august  2020
06:31  20 august  2020 Source:   golfweek.com

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Brooks Koepka has withdrawn from The Northern Trust because of injury , a decision that means his 2019-20 PGA Tour season is over. Instead, he pulled out on the eve of the opening round, citing knee and hip issues. Due to injury , World No. 7 @BKoepka is a WD from @TheNTGolf.

Brooks Koepka withdrew on Wednesday from the Northern Trust , the first event in the PGA Tour's FedEx playoffs. It capped a winless season in which he played only 13 times due to his injuries and the Covid-19 shutdown. Koepka ranks 97th in FedEx points. The top 70 are eligible for next week's

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NORTON, Mass. — Four-time major winner Brooks Koepka has withdrawn from the Northern Trust due to a knee and hip-related injury.

After finishing tied for 29th at the PGA Championship in San Francisco, Koepka played last week at the Wyndham Championship and missed the cut. He came to Massachusetts but never practiced or came to TPC Boston, site of this week’s tournament.

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Four-time major champion Brooks Koepka 's PGA Tour season is over after he withdrew from The Northern Trust due to a knee injury . The former world number one pulled out of the charity exhibition event at TPC Boston on Wednesday as he continues to be troubled by a lingering knee problem.

Brooks Koepka has withdrawn from the Northern Trust at TPC-Boston over a lingering knee issue, ending his 2019-20 season. Koepka withdrew because of a lingering knee and hip injury , according to the PGA Tour. He is ranked seventh in the world after beginning 2020 at No. 1.

Koepka entered the week No. 97 on the FedEx Cup point list and only players ranked 70 or better are eligible to compete next week at the BMW Championship at Olympia Fields in Chicago, so his 2019-20 season is over.

After missing the cut, Koepka told reporters that he was favoring his left leg, but the issue was not with his knee. He said that he planned to rest over the weekend instead of practicing.

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Koepka underwent a stem cell procedure on his left knee in September after struggling with a partially torn patella tendon last season. He re-aggravated the knee after slipping on wet concrete at the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges and was forced to withdraw from the tournament. The two-time PGA Championship winner said walking downhill was still “a pain” on his injured knee during tournaments in July.

While Koepka will surely be disappointed after withdrawing, it could be a blessing in disguise. The U.S. Open is scheduled to start on September 14. Golfers who qualify for the Tour Championship will play three weeks of playoff events, then likely will take one week off before arriving in Mamaroneck, New York, for the event that is annually billed as the toughest tournament in the sport. If Koepka is having trouble with his hip or knee, an extended break might help his chances of winning a third U.S. Open.

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Brooks Koepka ended a forgettable season Wednesday when he withdrew from The Northern Trust with what he described as nagging hip and knee injuries . Koepka was No. 97 in the FedEx Cup standings. He would have needed a good week at the TPC Boston to reach the top 70 and advance in

Koepka , who has been battling hip and knee issues, was 97th on the season-long (Reuters) - World number seven Brooks Koepka 's 2019-20 season came to a close on 17-19 U.S. Open, which is part of the 2020-21 PGA Tour schedule after having been postponed from its original June date due to the


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