Long before Brooks Koepka was the U.S. Open champion, members of the South Florida golf community could tell he was destined for success.
Among them was Hall of Fame golf instructor Bob Toski, who seven or eight years ago spent about 20 minutes with Koepka’s father, Bob, watching Brooks hit balls while he was home from Florida State University.
“Bob looked at me and said, ‘This kid’s going to win majors. Plural,’ ” Bob Koepka said.
“Are you serious?”
“Trust me, I know it when I see it.”
“I’m hoping you’re dead on.”
Koepka, 27, won his first major Sunday at Erin Hills in Wisconsin, shooting a five-under-par 67 on the final round to win by four shots....