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PGA Championship 2023 LIVE leaderboard: Latest updates as Brooks Koepka wins fifth major

Koepka responded to the disappointment of his Masters collapse last month to claim his fifth major championship at Oak Hill

Ben Fleming
Monday 22 May 2023 00:20 BST
Brooks Koepka celebrates his third PGA Championship title
Brooks Koepka celebrates his third PGA Championship title (Getty Images)

Brooks Koepka held off the challenge of Viktor Hovland and the surging Scottie Scheffler to win his third US PGA Championship title and fifth major.

Koepka, who felt he had "choked" when holding the 54-hole lead at the Masters last month, kept his cool to shoot a final-round 66 at Oak Hill Country Club.

Hovland kept the pressure on and reduced Koepka’s lead to one with five holes to play - but the Norwegian’s chances evaporated with a double bogey at the 16th.

Scheffler’s fine 65 saw the American get to within two of Koepka, who held on to win his first major since his last PGA Championship in 2019.

The highlight of the day came from club professional Michael Block, the 46-year-old making a hole-in-one on the 15th as he played the final round alongside Rory McIlroy, who finished in a tie for seventh place.

Follow all the reaction and latest updates from Oak Hill below:



Six weeks after feeling he “choked” in the final round of the Masters, Brooks Koepka held his nerve to overcome a spirited challenge from Viktor Hovland to win the US PGA Championship at Oak Hill.

Koepka carded a closing 67 to finish nine under par and claim his third US PGA title, his fifth major overall and the first for a player on the Saudi-funded LIV Golf League.

Hovland traded blows with Koepka until a costly double bogey on the 16th, but a birdie on the 18th deservedly gave the Norwegian a share of second place with Scottie Scheffler on seven under.

Read Phil Casey’s report from Rochester:

Brooks Koepka ‘choked’ at the Masters - only to return stronger than ever

Koepka held his nerve to win a third US PGA Championship, fifth major overall and the first for a player on the Saudi-funded LIV Golf League

Ben Fleming22 May 2023 00:01

Until next time...

Well, what a week we’ve had in Rochester. There truly is nothing like major championship golf and this year’s US PGA Championship was a reminder of just that.

Michael Block’s story and THAT hole-in-one will live long in the memory but it is Brooks Koepka’s name that is etched into history once again at the end of it. The American is now a five-time-major champion and cements his legacy as one of the all-time modern players.

We’ll be back next month for the US Open from LA Country Club which promises to serve up yet another thrilling four days of must-see golf.

Thanks for tuning in!

Ben Fleming22 May 2023 00:16

Brooks Koepka speaking at the trophy ceremony

“This is incredible. I look back at where we were two years ago. I am just so happy right now, this is just the coolest thing.

“I don’t know how many guys have won five times, but to be with those groups of names is absolutely incredible and I’ll be honest I’m not even sure I dreamed of it as a kid.

“This is the coolest thing and I was happy to do it in front of these New York fans.”

Brooks Koepka celebrates on the 18th green at Oak Hill
Brooks Koepka celebrates on the 18th green at Oak Hill (Getty Images)
Ben Fleming22 May 2023 00:07

Final Leaderboard

Here is how it all finished up

-9: Koepka

-7: Scheffler, Hovland

-3: Davis, Kitayama, DeChambeau

-2: Straka, McIlroy

-1: Smith, Cantlay, Rose

E: Lowry, Perez, Conners

+1: Hatton, Cole, Block

+2: Pereira, Schauffele, Lee, Reed, Fleetwood

Ben Fleming21 May 2023 23:51


It’s easy to forget just how bad Brooks Koepka’s struggles with injuries were. The Masters second-place finish represented a fantastic return to form but he’s gone one better here. Just a truly relentless display and a marvellous couple of rounds over the weekend.

Viktor Hovland played his part in that final day and it was a cruel way to lose it with that bunker shot on 16. He’s contended in so many of this most recent majors and he’ll surely be back to win one in the not-so-distant future.

Ben Fleming21 May 2023 23:45


Koepka -9 (67), Hovland -7 (68)

Hovland makes his birdie to ensure he finishes in a tie for second. That’s well-deserved for the Norwegian who challenged Koepka all the way.

Koepka can’t make his birdie effort but he taps in for par to secure his two-shot victory!

Ben Fleming21 May 2023 23:34

DeChambeau and Conners finish off

DeChambeau -3 (70), Conners E (75)

We haven’t seen much of these two in the past hour but Bryson knocks in for a par and finishes at three under for the tournament and tied for fourth.

Conners finishes with a bogey and it’s a disappointing final-round 75 for the 36-hole leader.

Ben Fleming21 May 2023 23:33

Koepka straight up the middle

Koepka -9 (17), Hovland -6 (17)

Brooks safely negotiates the tee shot before stripping one in close. Finishing in emphatic fashion. Hovland is on the putting surface in two as well.

Ben Fleming21 May 2023 23:31

Koepka makes bogey, takes two-shot lead to the last

Koepka -9 (17), Hovland -6 (17)

Hovland gets up and down from greenside for his par while Koepka two-putts for his bogey.

He has a two-shot lead going up the last - should be no problem, right? Just don’t think about Mito Pereira, Brooksey.

Ben Fleming21 May 2023 23:23

Birdie at the last for Scheffler

Scheffler -7 (65)

The world number two knocks in a decent effort from mid-range to move himself up to seven under - perhaps a bit of pressure on Koepka?

A final round of 65 should ultimately count for little but it’s a reminder of just how good he is. He will no doubt look back on his poor performance with the putter yesterday as the killer blow this week.

Ben Fleming21 May 2023 23:21

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