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  Brooks Koepka
Brooks Koepka

Hometown:
Wellington, Fla.

High School:
Cardinal Newman

Height:
6-1

Birthdate:
05/03/1990

Experience:
4 VL


09/13/2013

Fresh Faces Lead Men's Golf

Maguire opens with 69 at Fighting Illini Invite To Lead Seminoles

07/12/2012

What A Year!

Seminoles excel on the field, in the classroom and in the community in 2011-12.

06/21/2012

Koepka: 4-Time All-American

Senior enjoyed outstanding four year career at Florida State.

06/17/2012

Koepka Misses Cut In First Career U.S. Open

Seminoles' all-time leading golfer shoots two-day total of 154.

06/15/2012

Koepka Cards 77 In First Round Of US Open

Senior in a tie for 109th after first round of play.

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On Koepka: Played in the 2012 U.S. Open - his first major tournament appearance - and finished with identical scores of 77 for a 154 total for two rounds...did not make the cut...tied for fifth among seven amateurs in the event at the Olympic Club in San Francisco...playing in his first U.S. Open and on one of the most difficult layouts in Open history, Koepka finished only one stroke behind Vijay Singh, two strokes ahead of Trevor Immelman (winner of the 2008 Master's Championship) and four strokes ahead of Miguel Angel Jiminez (second place at 2008 U.S. Open)...one of the top golfers in school history who earned All-America Honors three times and who led the Seminoles to a pair of top 10 national finishes (No. 3 in 2010 and No. 9 in 2012)...holds the school records for lowest career stroke average (71.85) and lowest single season stroke average (71.09) during his senior season of 2012...team captain as a senior...a two-time ACC Golfer of the Year honoree - one of only six golfers in ACC history to earn ACC Golfer of the Year honors multiple times...he is joined by only Ryan Blaum of Duke (2005 and 2006), David Duval of Georgia Tech (1992 and 1993), Bill Haas of Wake Forest (2003 and 2004) Ben Kohles of Virginia (2010 and 2011) and Bryce Molder of Georgia Tech (1999, 2000, 2001) as players who have earned ACC Golfer of the Year honors multiple times...one of only seven players in league history to be named both the ACC Player of the Year and the ACC Freshman of the Year during his career...only the second player in school history to earn ACC Player of the Year honors along with Christian Raynor in 1994...earned All-America Second Team honors by the Golf Coaches' Association and GolfWeek as a senior in 2012...earned All-America Third Team honors as named by Ping and the Golf Coaches' Association of America and earned All-American Honorable Mention Honors from GolfWeek as a sophomore in 2010...earned Southwest Regional All-American Honors in 2012 and Southeast Regional All-American honors in 2011...a three time All-ACC honoree in 2010, 2011 and 2012 - one of only two players in school history (also Matt Savage) to earn All-ACC honors multiple times in his career...two top 20 career NCAA regional championship finishes (tied for sixth in 2009 and 19th in 2011) and two top 10 ACC Championship finishes (tied for fifth in 2010 and tied for 10th in 2011)...career-low single round score of 63 in the third round of the FAU Spring Break Invitational during the spring of 2012...career best 36-hole score (132) came at the Florida State Spring Break Invitational during the Spring of 2009...best three round tournament score of 199 came also during the FAU Spring Break Invitational during the Spring of 2012...played in the 2007 U.S. Junior Amateur tournament...three individual championships - all during his senior season - at the Brickyard Collegiate Championship, the Seminole Intercollegiate and the FAU Spring Break Invitational...an exceedingly durable golfer who played in 46 events during his career and played in all but one event during his entire Seminole career...averaged 71.85 strokes in 133 rounds during 46 events during one of the most honored careers in Florida State history...

Fall 2008: One of four Seminoles and the only freshman to play in all three events during the fall season...helped lead the Seminoles to three top-10 team finishes including a fourth place team finish at the Brickyard Collegiate...five of his 10 rounds during the season finished with scores of 75 or better...best outing of the season came at the PING / GolfWeek Preview at Inverness as he finished with a 223 total and finished in a tie for 38th place in the individual standings...averaged 75.00 strokes in nine rounds during three tournaments...

Spring 2009: Earned ACC Freshman of the Year honors as he helped lead the Seminoles to a No. 5 seed in the NCAA Southeast Regional Championship...Florida State's top finisher in the NCAA Southeast Regional (tied for sixth) and its second lowest scorer in his first career ACC Championship (tied for 27th)...was plus two strokes over par in his final seven tournaments of the season with two under par finishes and one even par finish over the final three months and seven tournaments of the season...was the Seminoles top finisher in three of the team's final four events of the season - in the stroke play portion of the Callaway Match Play Championship, at the US Collegiate Championship and at the NCAA Southeast Regional Championship...led the Seminoles as he played in all eight events, was tied for the team lead with 11 rounds at par or better, the team leader with 18 rounds scored at 75 or better and led the team with a 71.59 stroke average...finished his spectacular freshman season with four consecutive scores in the 60's for an average of 68.75 strokes in the final round of the ACC Championship and in the three rounds of the NCAA Southeast Regional Championship...carded a team-leading eight scorers in the 60's with at least one coming in five of his eight tournament appearances...turned in an incredible performance at the NCAA Southeast Regional as he finished with a seven under par score for a season-best 206 total as he helped the Seminoles to a tie for seventh place finish in the team standings....carded scores of 69-69-68 and was never above par at any time during the event...was one of only two golfers in the 75 player field to card three consecutive scores in the 60's...nearly flawless during the first round with two birdies and 16 holes of par...was three under par through his first 17 holes of the second day before finishing the round with a bogey...carded 53 of 54 holes at par or better with eight birdies and only one bogey during the three round event...his only above par hole came on the 18th and final hole of the second round...finished in second place at the Florida State Spring Break Invitational with scores of 68-65 and a 133 total for the two round event...his single round score of 65 and his 36-hole total of 133 rank as the best of his season....was a career-best 11 under par for the two round event which saw the Seminoles take the team title...his single round score of 65 was the second best round carded by a Seminole player during the season...followed his performance in the Florida State Spring Break Invitational with an even par score of 144 in the stroke play competition of the Callaway Match Play Championship...carded scores of 71-73 to lead the Seminoles to a No. 3 seeding in the match play portion of the event... finished match play with a 2-0-1 record after finishing in a tie for fourth place in stroke play competition...carded an even par 144 in two rounds of stroke play to begin the tournament...helped lead the Seminoles to a tie for third place finish in the match play competition of the event...defeated Garrett Merrell of Texas Tech in the first round 2 and 1, defeated Jason Millard of Middle Tennessee State in the second round 3 and 1 and halved Phillip Francis of UCLA in the third and final match...earned the first top 15 finish of his career at the Gator Invitational...was plus one stroke over par with scores of 72-69-70 and a total of 211 in leading the Seminoles to a fourth place finish in the event...was in a tie for 14th place in the individual standings after two rounds with a 141 total for the first 36 holes of the event...played well in his first career ACC Championship as he finished in a tie for 27th place in the individual standings and a four over par score of 220...carded scores of 72 in the first round and 69 in the third round...averaged 71.59 strokes in 22 rounds during eight tournaments...

Fall 2009: Earned two top 10 finishes and helped lead Florida State to one team championship at the Gary Koch Intercollegiate and three top 10 finishes...best season tournament score of 205 and finished in fourth place in the individual standings in leading the Seminoles to the team championship of the Gary Koch Intercollegiate...carded scores of 68-70-67 in finishing at 11 strokes under par as the Seminoles won the event by 16 strokes over Texas Tech...his score of 68 helped the Seminoles move from second place in the team standings to first place in the final round for their second of three teams wins during the fall and spring seasons...finished in a tie for fifth place in the individual standings as the rain-shortened Brickyard Intercollegiate...carded scores of 72-69 to finish with a three under par score of 141...was in a tie for 16th place in the individual standings after carding a 72 in the first round and moved into a tie for fifth as he scored a 69 in the second round...the third round of the event was rained out...was 10 strokes under par in three events including 14 under par in his final two events of the season...tied for the team lead with six of eight rounds scored at par or better...averaged a career-low 70.75 strokes in eight rounds during three events...

Spring 2010: Earned All-America Third Team Honors, named the ACC Player of the Year and touted with All-ACC Honors as he led the Seminoles to a No. 6 national ranking and a third place finish at the NCAA Championship finals for one of the top seasons, both individually and team-wise, in school history...the third All-American under head coach Trey Jones and the second player in school history to be named ACC Player of the Year...he shared the ACC Player of the Year honors with Ben Kohles of Virginia...was ranked No. 1 in the nation by GolfStat for two weeks during the spring 2010 season...was simply awesome in post season play as a junior with a tie for fifth place finish at the ACC Championship, a tie for 39th place finish in the NCAA Central Regional Championship and a tied for 18th place in the NCAA Championship finals...his play allowed Florida State to finish in fifth, second and second respectively in those biggest of the three events of the year...finished under par in the ACC Championship (minus five) and in the NCAA Championship Finals (minus two)...finished at minus two under par at 214 in leading Florida State to a second place finish in stroke play at the NCAA Championship finals at The Honors Course in Chattanooga, Tenn....scores of 71-71-72 allowed him to finish in a tie for 18th place...his first round 71 helped the Seminoles to the team lead at the first round while his second round 71 helped the Seminoles stay in first place after 36 holes...totaled a 72 in the third round which helped the Seminoles take a second place finish in stroke play - the highest in school history...was 1-1 in match play in the NCAA Championship finals with a win over Chris Ward of Texas Tech (2 up) and a loss to Patrick Reed of Augusta State (1 up)...Florida State advanced to the Final Fore of the NCAA Championship for the first time in school history...finished with a plus six over par score of 216 in leading the Seminoles to a second place finish at the NCAA Central Regional Championship at the Warren Course in South Bend, Ind....was over par with scores of 75 and 73 in the first and third rounds but carded a 68 in the second round on moving day as he allowed the Seminoles to take control of their own destiny in the event....his score of 68 in the second round allowed Florida State to move from fourth place after the first round into a solid second place after two rounds...the Seminoles solidified their position in the regional championship in order to advance to the championship finals for the second time since 2007...played his best golf in the third round of the ACC Championship as he carded a five under par score of 67...his final round score of 67 allowed him to move from a tie for 22nd place in the individual standings into a tie for fifth place in the final standings...improved his score by nine stokes and his individual position by 22 places in the 2010 ACC Championship as compared to the 2009 ACC Championship...tied his career best finish with a second place standing in the season opening Mauna Lani Invitational in Hawaii...finished as a season-best six under par with a season best 210 total...carded a 65 in the third round of the event...his third round score of 65 allowed him to move from a tie for eighth place into second place in the final individual standings...he finished one stroke behind Bobby Hudson of Texas in the race for the individual championship title in the event...marked the second time in his career that he totaled a 65...back-to-back top-10 finishes of tied for seventh at the Wolfpack Invitational and tied for fifth at the ACC Championship...was a cumulative total of two under par in the two consecutive events including five under par in the ACC Championship...led the team with 22 of 25 rounds scored at 75 or better and second on the team with 11 of 25 rounds scored at par or better...led the team in stroke average during the spring season...averaged 72.28 strokes in 25 rounds during 25 rounds in nine tournaments...

Fall 2010: Florida State's leading golfer who topped the team in stroke average (71.75), round played at par or better (six) and rounds played with scores at 75 or better (11)...his score of 67 in the second round of the Brickyard Intercollegiate was the lowest single round score for the Seminoles during the fall season...the Seminoles' leading golfer in three of the teams four events and led Florida State to a pair of top five finishes...the Seminoles finished in third place at the Brickyard Collegiate Classic and in fifth place at the Gary Koch Intercollegiate...was in third place after the first two rounds of the event and finished in second as he carded a third round 71...was a total of three strokes over par in his four events as he finished below par in by the Gary Koch and Brickyard events...was a junior season low eight strokes under par at the Gary Koch Intercollegiate...an outstanding 36 holes score of 137 (69-68) to begin the Gary Koch marked the third time in his career that he posted sub 70 scores in his first two rounds of a tournament...five strokes under par at the Brickyard Intercollegiate...closed his fall season with three consecutive top 20 finishes...earned a second place individual finish at the Gary Koch Intercollegiate...finished in a tie for third place only one week later at the Brickyard Intercollegiate...averaged a team leading 71.75 strokes in 12 rounds during four tournaments...

Spring 2011: Earned Southeast Regional All-American honors...earned All-ACC honors for the second consecutive season and the second time in his career...was a total of plus six strokes over par during eight events in the spring of his junior season...the highest ranking Seminole in the ACC (eighth) with a 71.72 stroke average during his junior season...finished in the top 10 of 50 percent of his events (four of eight) with a tied for fourth place finish in the USF Invitational ranking as his top finish of the season...helped lead Florida State to its sixth consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance including the third straight during his career...Florida State's leading finisher in the NCAA Indiana Regional Championship with a 19th place finish - the second top 20 regional finish of his career after finishing in a tie for sixth place in the NCAA Southeast Regional Championship as a freshman in 2009...earned three consecutive top 20 finishes - tied for fourth at the USF Invitational, tied for ninth at the Seminole Intercollegiate and tied for ninth at the Linger Longer Invitational during the month of March...was total of eight strokes under par in those three events...finished in a tie for 10th place in the ACC Championship to mark his second consecutive top 10 finish at the league meet after finishing in a tie for 5th place in 2010...carded a two under par 69 in the first round of the 2011 NCAA Indiana Regional and was in a tie for eighth place in the individual standings...finished in 19th place to finish as the Seminoles' leader for the third time during his junior season...averaged 71.70 strokes in 24 rounds during eight tournaments...

Fall 2011: Won the first event of his career as he earned medalist honors and the Brickyard Collegiate Championship with an 11 under par score of 205 and a first round score of 66 in the event...played in all three of Florida State's events and led the Seminoles to a second place finish at the Brickyard Collegiate Championship and a sixth place finish at the Olympia Fields Invitational...was a total of six strokes under par and carded five of his nine rounds at par or better...led the Seminoles with five rounds at par or better, eight scores of 75 or better and with a low round score of 66 in the first round of the Brickyard Collegiate Champion...played one of the best events of his career in earning medalist honors for the first time at the Brickyard...was in second place in the individual standings after carding a first round 66, moved into first with a second round score of 70 and a two round total of 136 and won the event with a third round score of 69 and a three round total of 205...marked one of four times in his career that he finished with a score of 11 under par or better...averaged 68.33 strokes in three rounds during the tournament...finished at even par and in a tie for 17th place at the U.S. Collegiate Championship - one of the top and most difficult events on the Seminoles' schedule...was in a tie for ninth in the individual standings after a first round score of 70...Florida State's leading golfer in all three of the Seminoles events during the season...averaged a career low 70.67 strokes in nine rounds during three tournaments...

Spring 2012: Earned All-American, All-Region and All-ACC honors and was named the ACC Golfer of the Year in leading the Seminoles to a ninth place finish in the NCAA Championship finals at the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif...the Seminoles finished in ninth place at the NCAA Championship Finals, in a tie for third at the NCAA Southwest Regional Championships and in third at the ACC Championships...earned All-America Second Team honors by the Golf Coaches' Association and GolfWeek as a senior in 2012...was a total of minus three strokes under par for the entire spring season...finished in the top 30 of each of his eight events and finished below par in three of the eight events...won two individual titles - at the Florida State hosted Seminole Intercollegiate and at the Florida Atlantic hosted FAU Spring Break Invitational...was a total of 23 strokes under par in those two events as he won the Seminole Intercollegiate by one stroke over teammate Chase Seiffert and won the FAU Spring Break Invitational by nine strokes over teammate Wesley Graham...tied the school record with a nine under par score of 63 in the third round of the FAU Spring Break Invitational and set the school record with his 199 total for three rounds of the event...was in a tie for first in the individual standings after carding a 67 in the first round, still tied for first after two rounds with a 36 hole total of 136 and finished in sole possession of first place with his final round score of a career best and school record tying 63...the Seminoles led the event wire to wire and were in first place in the team standings throughout the tournament...was on one of the best rolls of his career during the back-to-back events of the Seminole Intercollegiate with two first place finishes, six consecutive scores in the 60's, a stroke average of 67.16 and a cumulative score of 23 strokes under par...he set personal records for low round score (63) and low tournament score (199) while tying his personal best for career finish (first) at the FAU Spring Break Invitational...won the Seminole Intercollegiate with scores of 69-69-66 and a total of nine under par 209 to gain the second individual win of his career...Koepka trailed teammate Chase Seiffert by four shots heading into the final round but shot a five under par 66 in the final round to move into first place...Koepka shook off a bogey on hole No. 1 and recorded six birdies over the first 12 holes, including four straight on holes Nos. 9-12...he nearly added another birdie on No. 18, just missing a 25-foot putt...he clinched the individual title with a tap-in five-footer right after...played well at the NCAA Southwest Regional as the Seminoles finished in a tie for third place in the team standings and qualified to play in the NCAA Championship Finals...was in second place in the individual standings after his first round score of 67...finished in 17th place as he helped the Seminoles qualify for the NCAA Championship Finals for the second time during his career...closed his career at the NCAA Championship Finals as he finished in a tie for 29th place in the individual standings with a four over par score of 217...was in a tie for 13th place in the individual standings with a first round score of 71, was in a tie for 10th place with a two round total of 143 and finished in a tie for 29th place as he carded a third round score of 74...averaged 71.25 strokes in 24 rounds during eight tournaments...

Before Florida State: Graduated from Cardinal Newman High School in West Palm Beach, Fla. in 2008...named the area High School Golfer of the Year in 2006 and 2007 by the Palm Beach Post and the Sun Sentinel Newspapers...the 2007 Florida High School champion in Group 1A...earned medalist honors in the 2007 state championship tournament as he carded scores of 75-66 for a total of 141...the first high school golfer from Palm Beach to win a state championship since 1981...led his high school team with a 36.70 stroke average during his senior season...led Cardinal Newman to the Central Conference championship as a senior...the 2006 Florida High School regional, district and state 1A champion... helped lead his team to the 2005 district championship...led his team to the 2004 State High School championship as a freshman...named as the golf team's Most Valuable Player as a sophomore, junior and a senior...earned All-Area Second-Team honors as a sophomore by the Palm Beach Post...earned All-Area Honorable Mention honors as a freshman...earned AJGA/Rolex All-American Honorable Mention honors for 2007-08 year...joined former Seminole teammate Wesley Graham to form the No. 5 ranked recruiting class in college golf for 2008...the No. 23 ranked prep player in 2008 by the editors of GolfWeek Magazine as a senior in high school...ranked 35th nationally among all prep players by Polo Golf...the area high school athlete of the year by the Palm Beach County Sports Commission...a member of the 2007 Florida Cup Team...won the 2005 Ashworth at Highland Oaks AJCA tournament and finished in a tie for second at the AJGA First American Title Open in 2005...played in the U.S. Amateur in both 2010 and 2011...played in the 2007 U.S. Junior Amateur tournament.

Personal: Born May 3, 1990...Brooks is the son of Denise Jakows and Bob Koepka...has been playing golf since he was three years old...has also excelled in the sports of baseball, basketball and roller hockey...enjoys fishing and spending time with his younger brother, Chase, who was his caddy at Brook's 2012 U.S. Open sectional qualifier...major is social science.

Koepka at Florida State

Years Events Rounds Strokes Avg. Low Top 10
2008-09 11 31 2,250 72.58 65 4
2009-10 12 33 2,373 71.91 65 5
2010-11 12 36 2,582 71.72 67 6
2011-12 11 33 2,346 71.09 63 4
Totals 46 133 9,551 71.81 63 19

Fall 2008

Tournament 1-2-3 Par Total Finish
Fighting Illini Invitational 80-72-73 +15 225 T45
PING/GolfWeek Preview 76-72-75 +10 223 T38
Brickyard Collegiate Championship 76-78-73 +17 227 T54

Spring 2009

Tournament 1-2-3 Par Total Finish
Hawaii Hilo Invitational 78-77-69 +8 224 T39
Gator Invitational 72-69-70 +1 211 T15
Seminole Intercollegiate 76-78-70 +13 219 T32
Florida State Spring Break Invitational 69-65 -11 133 2
Callaway Match Play Championship 71-73 E 144 T2
U.S. Collegiate Championship 70-74-74 +2 218 T7
ACC Championship 72-79-69 +4 220 T27
NCAA Southeast Regional Championship 69-69-68 -7 206 T6

Fall 2009

Tournament 1-2-3 Par Total Finish
Olympia Fields Invitational 72-75-73 +4 220 T19
Gary Koch Intercollegiate 68-70-67 -11 205 4
Brickyard Intercollegiate 72-69 -3 141 T5

Spring 2010

Tournament 1-2-3 Par Total Finish
Mauna Lani Invitational 73-72-65 -6 210 2
Gator Invitational 71-72-73 +6 216 T15
Seminole Intercollegiate 71-73-D -- -- 74
Linger Longer Invitational 76-74-73 +3 223 T25
Wolfpack Invitational 74-73-70 +3 217 T7
ACC Championship 73-71-67 -5 211 T5
Golden Ocala Invitational 76-80 +12 156 28
NCAA Central Regional Championship 75-68-73 +6 216 T39
NCAA Championship 71-71-72 -2 214 T18

Fall 2010

Tournament 1-2-3 Par Total Finish
Olympia Fields Invitational 74-74-75 +13 223 T51
Gary Koch Intercollegiate 69-68-71 -8 208 2
Brickyard Intercollegiate 73-67-71 -5 211 T3
U.S. Collegiate Championship 71-71-71 +3 219 T20

Spring 2011

Tournament 1-2-3 Par Total Finish
Amer Ari Invitational 73-76-72 +5 221 T72
Gator Invitational 72-74-70 +6 216 18
USF Invitational 72-67-70 -7 209 T4
Seminole Intercollegiate 70-69-74 E 213 T9
Linger Longer Invitational 74-70-71 -1 215 T9
ASU Thunderbird Invitational 72-73-72 +4 217 T27
ACC Championship 73-70-71 -2 214 T10
NCAA Indiana Regional Championship 69-74-73 +3 216 19

Fall 2011

Tournament 1-2-3 Par Total Finish
Olympia Fields Invitational 72-73-70 +5 215 T7
Brickyard Collegiate 66-70-69 -11 205 1
U.S. Collegiate Championship 70-73-73 E 216 T17

Spring 2012

Tournament 1-2-3 Par Total Finish
Gator Invitational 71-74-75 +10 220 T23
USF Invitational 74-70-75 +3 219 T24
Seminole Intercollegiate 69-69-66 -9 204 1
FAU Spring Break Invitational 67-69-63 -14 199 1
Gary Koch Intercollegiate 73-74-72 +3 219 T18
ACC Championship 71-69-72 -4 212 11
NCAA Southwest Regional 67-76-78 +4 220 17
NCAA Championship Finals 71-72-74 +4 217 T29
U.S. Open 77-77 +14 154 Cut

Brooks Koepka By The Numbers

  • Round: 63 (FAU Spring Break Invitational, Spring 2012)
  • 36 Holes: 132 (Florida State Spring Break Invitational, Spring 2009)
  • Tournament: 199 (FAU Spring Break Invitational, Spring 2012)
  • Best Finish: 1st (Brickyard Collegiate Championship, Fall 2011) (Seminole Intercollegiate, Spring 2012), FAU Spring Break Invitational, Spring 2012)

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