U.S. Open and PGA champion Brooks Koepka was awarded the Jack Nicklaus Award trophy as the PGA Tour player of the year. Koepka is the sixth player in the last six years to win the award, the longest streak of different winners since PGA Tour players began voting on the award in 1990. Koepka’s award was presented at The Bear’s Club in West Palm Beach, Florida, the home course of Nicklaus. Koepka received the award during his one week at home. After the Ryder Cup, he played the Dunhill Links Championship at St. Andrews. He leaves this weekend for the CJ Cup in South Korea, followed by the HSBC Champions in Shanghai.
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