Brooks Koepka has withdrawn from the U.S. Open attributable to ongoing harm issues.

The four-time main champion pulled out of The Northern Belief final month after battling a knee situation.

In a tweet posted on Wednesday, Koepka confirmed he might be taking day trip so he can return to full health.

“Sadly, I’ve determined to withdraw from subsequent week’s U.S. Open,” he wrote. “I am trying ahead to getting wholesome and competing at 100 per cent once more very quickly.”

Koepka missed the minimize on the Wyndham Championship in August earlier than he was compelled to withdraw from a charity exhibition occasion at TPC Boston as a knee drawback persevered.

The 30-year-old missed three months of motion in 2019 and had an MRI scan on his proper knee previous to the Memorial Match this yr.

He mentioned in July: “Simply needed to test on it, see the place it is at. We obtained the outcomes proper after Korea, after which we simply needed to test, and nothing is improved.

“It is nonetheless the identical. So we’ll determine it out once we’re achieved.”

Koepka gained back-to-back U.S. Opens in 2017 and 2018 and completed second final yr at Pebble Seaside to Gary Woodland.


Printed 10 Sep 2020, 00:28 IST


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