Playing in the next-to-last pairing with Dustin Johnson, Koepka began the round in a four-way tie for the lead with Johnson, Daniel Berger and Tony Finau.
Each professional missing the cut makes 10,000.Fleetwood said on the Fox broadcast (h/t Adam Silverstein of m).Open at Shinnecock Hills.The 2018 US Open purse is set for 12 million, which is the same purse as 2017 and the richest in golf, with the winner's share coming in at 2,160,000 - which is 18 percent payout, similar to the standard payout according to the.Patrick Reed, 569,884.Fleetwood was thrilled with his round, but he would have liked to cut one more stroke off his score.Brooks Koepka used his power and clutch putting to win his second straight.S.Open champion not only gets the prestige of his name on the trophy but the top payout from one of the largest purses in professional golf.
"I just kept grinding and I always felt I had a chance Koepka said during his post-match interview on the Fox broadcast.
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T-36: Gary who wrote the pulitzer prize winning 1996 memoir angela's ashes Woodland, 54,054, related: Every critical moment you need to know from Sunday.S.
The winner will take home.16 million of the 12 million purse on Sunday.Johnson hit the ball nearly as well as Koepka.Click header to sort, pOS, player, tO PAR.He was seven-under par through 15 holes, and he had birdie opportunities on the final three holes that would have allowed him to shoot 62 or better and put even more pressure on Koepka.Koepka was struggling midway through Friday's round, as he found himself seven shots out of first place and playing inconsistently.Tony Finau shot a 72 and had several opportunities to put his imprint on the final round, but he could not muster any consistency.Fleetwood played much earlier in the day and let loose with a barrage of birdies to move into contention.T-41: Ryan Fox, 43,028 T-45: Patrick Cantlay, 34,716 T-45: Marc Leishman, 34,716 T-45: Scott Piercy, 34,716 T-48: Phil Mickelson, 27,952 T-48: Ross Fisher, 27,952 T-48: Tim Wilkinson, 27,952 T-48: Peter Uihlein, 27,952 T-48: (a) Luis Gagne, 0 T-48: (a) Matt Parziale, 0 T-48: Brandt Snedeker.However, he found his game and quickly got back into contention.Brooks Koepka was not about to let an opportunity to win his second consecutive.S.Koepka has now won consecutive.S.Here's a breakdown for all those who made the cut.Open champion Brooks Koepka takes home the biggest first-place check in major-championship history: a staggering.16 million from an overall purse of 12 million.



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