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Brooks Koepka 2020 Majors: World number one ‘setting sights on another successful year’

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It’s been another dominant year in golf for world number one Brooks Koepka. The 29-year-old has been on fine form yet again, and heads into 2020 full of confidence.

The star golfer’s performances have once again not gone unnoticed. With huge prize money and acclaim gained in the past 12 months, Koepka also clinched the PGA of America Player of the Year award for the second year running.

He sits above the likes of Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods, winners of the recent WGC-HSBC Champions and Zozo Championship tournaments respectively.

Koepka has been as consistent as ever, and continued his trend of very rarely missing the cut in every competition he plays in.

But 2020 represents another challenge for the man from Florida. He undoubtedly has his sights set on further glory in the major championships next year.

Punters have backed Koepka to continue his superiority on the biggest stages in world golf. 

He’s been given odds of 4/11 by Paddy Power to fail to win any of the 2020 majors. And he’s available at 2/1 to win at least one of the tournaments.

Up first for Koepka and his fellow professionals is The Masters. Augusta National plays host to the famous tournament in April. Serial winner Woods claimed his 15th major championship win at The Masters last time out.

TPC Harding Park in San Francisco then hosts its debut major in May, where Koepka will be looking to clinch a third successive PGA Championship.

The U.S. Open then returns to Winged Foot, New York, in mid-June. And it was Gary Woodland who edged out Koepka for his first major win at the event in 2019.

The four majors are completed when Royal St. George’s hosts The Open a month later, where Shane Lowry will be defending his maiden title.

Koepka’s fantastic PGA Championship win last year was the first time the tournament had been successfully defended since Woods achieved the feat in 2007.

The victory also made him the first player to simultaneously hold the last two titles of two different majors. Those back-to-back PGA Championship wins were accompanied by 2017 and 2018 U.S. Open wins, completing his list of four major victories.

The world number one will, therefore, be aspiring to add to that tally.

He can be backed at 14/1 to win two plus golfing majors in 2020.

It’s currently 90/1 for the 29-year-old to clinch what would be a phenomenal achievement of at least three major wins next year. And finally Koepka is available at 500/1 to secure all four trophies in 2020.

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