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Brooks Koepka Holds Off Viktor Hovland, Scottie Scheffler To Claim Fifth Major Win – PGA Championship

Brooks Koepka came through a final-round tussle with Viktor Hovland and survived a late charge from Scottie Scheffler to claim a thrilling victory and fifth major title at the PGA Championship.

The former world No 1 held a 54-hole lead for the second successive major but avoided a repeat of his final-round disappointment at The Masters, with Koepka never relinquishing top spot during a thrilling Sunday at Oak Hill.

Final leaderboard

-9 Brooks Koepka (USA)

-7 Scottie Scheffler (USA), Viktor Hovland (Nor)

-3 Cam Davis (Aus), Kurt Kitayama (USA), Bryson DeChambeau (USA)

Others: -2 Rory McIlroy (NIrl), -1 Justin Rose (Eng), +5 Jordan Spieth (USA), +7 Jon Rahm (Esp)

Koepka mixed seven birdies with four bogeys to post a three-under 67 and finish on nine under, enough for a two-shot victory over Scheffler and Hovland, seeing him join Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods as a three-time winner of the PGA Championship.

Scottie Scheffler matched the round of the day with a five-under 65

Scheffler moves back to world No 1 for his tied-second finish and Hovland narrowly missed out on victory after a costly double-bogey on the par-four 16th, while Bryson DeChambeau finished in a share of fourth and Rory McIlroy ended in tied-seventh after a third consecutive 69.

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