Brooks Koepka performed down any considerations over a hip problem following his second spherical on the PGA Championship.
The American, who’s bidding to win the occasion for a document third consecutive time, required remedy thrice throughout his spherical Friday, elevating considerations over his well being heading into the weekend. Koepka nonetheless carded a 2-under 68 at TPC Harding Park in San Francisco to position himself two pictures adrift of chief Li Haotong and in a six-way tie for second place at 6 underneath.
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“It was my hip,” he stated. “Nothing to do with my knee. It is positive. I awakened this morning, it was tight, and labored out and it received even tighter after which we loosened it up. It was somewhat tight after I was hitting balls on the vary nevertheless it’s nothing to be nervous about.
“We’ll loosen it up once more and it is going to be loads higher.”
Koepka completed his spherical with a birdie on the closing gap.
The four-time main champion was blissful along with his type, saying missed putts value him a fair higher second-round rating.
“It was good to complete that spherical with a birdie,” he stated. “It received, I believed, fairly troublesome from about 11 on. The wind picks up, and it is fairly troublesome.”
“It is not a simple golf course,” he added. “You have to discover the green after which discover the uphill putt or hit it near the pin. These greens are so good.
“You can also make a number of putts. I hit a number of good putts as we speak, [they] simply did not go in.”