Golf: Two months after surgery, Koepka in contention at PGA Championship again

  • Golf
  • Friday, 21 May 2021

May 20, 2021; Kiawah Island, South Carolina, USA; Brooks Koepka hits his tee shot on the 2nd hole during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament. / Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

KIAWAH ISLAND, South Carolina (Reuters) - Four-times major winner Brooks Koepka overcame a woeful start to complete a stellar first round at the PGA Championship just two months after knee surgery, carding a three-under-par 69 to finish tied second on Thursday.

Beginning from the back nine, the 31-year-old landed his first shot in the waste bunker en route to a double-bogey on the par-four 10th.

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