Brooks Koepka, who turns 29 in May, is having more confidence than ever. Now he is looking forward to winning the 148th Open Championship 148th between 18–21 July. 2019 Golf Open Championship winner predictions are now open on Bet365 Sportsbook.
Two-time U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka (19.00) is pretty much one of the highest-ranked players in the world at the moment. Third worldwide, right behind Dustin Johnson and Justin Rose. He won the 2017 U.S. Open, then successfully defended his title last summer on Long Island. Therefore he became the first man to win two consecutive U.S. Opens since Curtis Strange.
Koepka was forced to miss the masters
2018, Sentry Tournament of Champions. Koepka could feel something is not right. Moreover, he was feeling very intense pain in his wrist at every swing. The sensation was like a knife jabbing into it. Eventually, he was diagnosed with a partially torn tendon that forced him to stop golf and workouts as well for a while
The golfer did not take part in the year’s first major, the 2018 Masters. Following his wrist surgery, he was inactive for nearly four months. However, getting better final;y, over the past few months Koepka, has been training twice a day, running and eating healthier. Also, he has a principle of keeping things simple, not to get tired, he says.
Koepka is back, and he is healthier than ever
After the sudden shock and insecurity about the future, the player, fortunately, got better. In the meantime, he has been keeping a serious diet over the last months. Also, he was training two times more than the usual.
Koepka is just getting started with his career, and have plenty of possibilities this year to show his skills. With four full majors on the horizon, he is about to he can build on the foundation of success.
Besides Koepka, there will be several other world-class players:
- Tiger Woods
- Justin Rose
- Rory McIlroy
- Francesco Molinari
- Dustin Johnson
- Russel Knox
- Lee Westwood
A lot of attention will focus on Tiger Woods
Tiger Woods (13.00) closed his 2018 schedule with a victory at the Tour Championship. No matter what, the 80-time Tour winner is just proud of his achievements. The player is still one of the most influential golfers of all-time.
The secret of the legend is that he never played for the attention. His motivation comes from a simple source: pleasure. By the time he was 11 years old, Tiger already won 113 tournaments. However, the legendary player doubts he would get 100% healthy again, which would be necessary to be on the top again. At 43, Tiger is still playing, and he is certainly not going to retire this year.
Koepka has won 12 times as a professional, five of those on the PGA Tour. Three of those are majors. He is a considerable winner of the event according to online sportsbook sites in the US. Check out Bet365 Sportsbook and bet on your favorite golfer.