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Brooks Koepka surges Sunday to take Waste Management Phoenix Open: Results, recaps, highlights from the PGA TOUR

DraftKings Live recaps PGA TOUR golf results from the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

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Below, DK Live recaps some of the most noteworthy PGA TOUR performances for the Waste Management Phoenix Open. To see the entire leaderboard and receive push notifications for breaking PGA TOUR news, download the DK Live app. You can also get immediate golf news by following DK Live on Twitter at @dklive.


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Round 4 Recap — Sunday

Brooks Koepka wins Waste Management Phoenix Open

After talking about how great it was to have some fans back on the course, Koepka ($8,800; 146.5 DKFP) gave the limited crowd quite the show on Sunday with a Final Round six-under highlighted by three birdies and an eagles in his final six holes. Koepka surged from seventh to take over the lead late and hold on for his eighth career PGA TOUR victory. Koepka’s first PGA TOUR victory also came at this event back in 2015, but it was a nice return to form for the No. 13 ranked golfer in the world, who had missed the cut in each of his three most recent events after a T7 at The Masters. Koepka is currently not in the field for next week’s AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, but he looks to be ready to climb back into the top tier of elite golfers after some disappointing results. — Zach Thompson

Jordan Spieth and Xander Schauffele can’t get the win at Waste Management Phoenix Open

While hole No. 16 is the most well known at TPC Scottsdale, it was hole No. 17 that ultimately went a long way to deciding the championship. Brooks Koepka ($8,800) won the event thanks to a hole-out eagle on the drivable par-4, while the two third-round leaders stumbled throughout the day on Sunday and both hit the ball into the water on No. 17. Schauffele ($11,000; 123.5 DKFP) finished runner-up after an even-par round on Sunday, while Spieth ($7,500; 108 DKFP) finished T4 alongside Steve Stricker ($6,300; 110 DKFP) after shooting one-over par. Stricker wasn’t the biggest surprise of the tournament, though, since Kyoung-Hoon Lee ($6,100; 116.0 DKFP) finished tied for second even though he was barely over the minimum salary. — Zach Thompson


Round 3 Recap — Saturday

Jordan Spieth lays waste to the field in Phoenix in third round

Spieth ($7,500; 118 DKFP) lit the Waste Management Open on fire Saturday, shooting a 10-under 61 to vault into a tie for first place after three rounds. The American garnered just 2.7% ownership in the $750K Flop Shot contest, but has now poured in 19 birdies through three rounds, including 10 in Saturday’s bogey-free round. Spieth also picked up the bonus for a birdie streak at the end of the round. The forgotten man on Saturday was Xander Schauffele ($11,000; 121 DKFP), who did enough with a round of 65 to maintain his lead, which he now shares with Spieth. Both men will enter Sunday at -18, three shots clear of the rest of the field. — Kenny Ducey

Justin Thomas jumps up Waste Management Open leaderboard on Saturday

Two of the biggest risers on Day 3 were Justin Thomas ($10,800) and Will Zalatoris ($9,000), both of whom went -7 on the day and rose to fifth and tenth place, respectively. Both golfers got there with seven birdies and no bogeys. Thomas is the highest-rostered player in the $750K Flop Shot contest, with a 24.1% roster rate, and Zalatoris is fifth with 21.1, so their surge helped lots of DFS managers. The two men enter the final day of the tournament at -14 and -12, four and six shots off the lead. — Alex Rikleen


Round 2 Recap — Friday

Xander Schauffele leads after second round of Waste Management Phoenix Open

Day 2 of the Waste Management Phoenix Open is in the books, and Schauffele ($11,000) holds a one-stroke lead heading into the weekend. He entered Friday’s second round three shots back of the leaders, but he moved into first place following a seven-under-par 66. He finished up his second round bogey-free, and he added five birdies and one eagle. Keegan Bradley ($6,900) and Steve Stricker ($6,300) are tied for second at 11-under-par, while a trio of golfers are two shots back at 10-under-par. Lucas Glover fired the best round on the course on Friday with an eight-under-par 63, but his disappointing opening round leaves him at just seven-under for the tournament. — Matt LaMarca

Daniel Berger headlines notable missed cuts at Waste Management Phoenix Open

Berger ($9,600) entered this tournament in great recent form, posting back-to-back top 10s in his previous two starts, but he failed to make the cut at the Waste Management Phoenix Open. He opened the week with a two-under-par 69 on Thursday, but an even-par 71 on Friday left him one stroke on the wrong side of the cut line. Berger was the fourth-most popular option in DraftKings tournaments this week, checking in with an average ownership of approximately 21.76%. Other than Berger, it was a pretty comfortable start for the chalk. Berger was the only golfer with a top-10 ownership that failed to qualify for the weekend. Rickie Fowler ($8,600) was the second-highest owned golfer who failed to make the cut at just 14.72%. — Matt LaMarca


Round 1 Recap — Thursday

Matthew NeSmith, Mark Hubbard tied for the lead after one round in Phoenix

Neither were very popular options this week, but after one round it’s Hubbard ($6,600; 65 DKFP) and NeSmith ($6,500; 64.5 DKFP) on top at the Waste Management Open in Phoenix. Hubbard went off at just 1.5% ownership in the $750K Flop Shot contest, and NeSmith at 2.5%, but both sit at -8 after rounds of 63. Hubbard earned bonuses for shooting a bogey-free round and ending his day with four consecutive birdies — which gave him eight in total — while NeSmith’s round was also bogey-free, though he carded an eagle to go with six birdies. A group of two — Sam Burns ($7,700; 50.5 DKFP) and Nate Lashley ($6,300; 47.5 DKFP) — sit one shot back at -7. — Kenny Ducey

Jon Rahm, Xander Schauffele in the hunt at Waste Management Open

Rahm ($11,200; 22 DKFP) and Schauffele ($11,000; 39.5 DKFP) — two of the most popular options in the $750K Flop Shot contest on DraftKings — are squarely in the hunt after one round at the Waste Management Open in Phoenix. Rahm sits five shots back in a tie for 21st after carding a 61, while Schauffele carded seven birdies — including three in a row — against one bogey to find himself in a tie for sixth, just three off the lead at -5. Sam Burns ($7,700; 50.5 DKFP) and Nate Lashley ($6,300; 47.5 DKFP) sit in a tie for second place, while Mark Hubbard ($6,600; 65 DKFP) and Matthew NeSmith ($6,500; 64.5 DKFP) are your co-leaders at -8. — Kenny Ducey

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