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    Brooks Koepka Claims US Open

    He was unstoppable. The 27-year-old Floridian with just one career PGA Tour victory steamrolled his way through Wisconsin’s demanding Erin Hills course to become a major champion. A ruthless streak of three birdies after the 13th hole neutralized any threat from Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama or fellow American Brian Harman, who tied for second four shots behind Koepka. With a final score of 16 under par — tying Rory McIlroy’s record for a U.S. Open — Koepka also became the seventh straight first-time winner of a major championship.

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