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Koepka admits confidence is sky high

14th March 2019, 02:48 by Michael Holland

Brooks Koepka says winning two majors last year has left his confidence sky high as he heads into this week's Players Championship.

Koepka won his first major in 2017 when claiming the US Open, a title he went on to defend in 2018, before following it up with victory in the US PGA.

The world number three certainly rises to the occasion when it comes to the majors, which should stand him in good stead when he plays in the TPC, which is commonly known as the fifth major.

"I've got a lot more confidence now than I've ever had. That's all it is," he said. "The majors are, I don't want to say easier, but I feel it kind of is."

Koepka is now looking to recreate that feeling at Sawgrass.

"It's an important week. I'm trying to treat it like a major. I'm trying to treat every event like a major," he added.

"Coming down from my routine to how I prepare, not out there grinding all day every day, trying to fine-tune everything. I keep it very simple."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Michael Holland is a reporter with over two decades of journalism experience. A Bolton fan, Michael often writes football articles, as well as having a strong knowledge of golf, cricket and Australian sports.

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