Koepka On PGL: “I’m Just Going To Play Where The Best Players Play”

The four-time Major winner appears to be open to playing in the proposed Premier Golf League

Koepka On PGL
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The four-time Major winner appears to be open to playing in the proposed Premier Golf League

Koepka On PGL: "I'm Just Going To Play Where The Best Players Play"

Brooks Koepka has given the Premier Golf League a much-needed boost by saying that he wants to play against the best players in the world.

Whilst he hasn't specifically said that he plans to join the PGL, starting in 2022 if plans go ahead, he certainly hasn't knocked it down like World No.1 Rory McIlroy did last week.

Rory said that he was "out" and that the more he thinks about it, the more he doesn't like it.

Koepka, on the other hand, seems like he is happy to go with the flow and join the PGL if his fellow pros do.

"I'm just going to play where the best players play, simple as," he said ahead of this week's Honda Classic.

"I want to play against the best. I think everybody wants to play against the best.

"Whatever comes of it comes of it [Premier Golf League], and it is what it is.

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"My opinion is my opinion. Nobody else is going to sway it.

"I mean, I respect what Rory said. Everybody has got their own thoughts. Everybody has got a different opinion. It is what it is.

"I'm pretty sure Rory wants to play against the best players in the world, too. Wherever that is, everybody is going to be playing."

The Premier Golf League is set to be up-and-running by January 2022 and will feature 48 players in 12 teams of four.

The schedule will see 18 events, with 10 taking place in the USA and the other eight around the world.

It plans to be top of the professional golfing pyramid with the PGA and European Tours acting as feeder tours.

Related: "Intrigued" Mickelson plays with Premier Golf League representatives

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Elliott Heath
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Elliott Heath is our Senior Staff Writer and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016. He graduated in Sports Journalism in 2016 and currently manages the Golf Monthly news, courses and travel sections as well as our large Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Elliott has interviewed some huge names in the golf world including Sergio Garcia, Thomas Bjorn, Bernd Wiesberger and Scotty Cameron as well as a number of professionals on the DP World and PGA Tours. He has also covered the 2022 Masters from Augusta National as well as three Open Championships including at Carnoustie in 2018 when he was inside the ropes with Tiger Woods. He has played 31 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, Old Head and Alwoodley. He currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey, where his handicap index floats anywhere between 4-6. His golfing highlight is making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, and he has made one hole-in-one.


Elliott is currently playing:


Driver: Honma TR20

3 wood: TaylorMade SIM2 Max

2 iron: Mizuno MP-18 MMC Fli-Hi

Irons: Mizuno MP5 4-PW

Wedges: Cleveland RTX ZipCore 50, 54, 58

Putter: Odyssey White Hot OG #5

Ball: Titleist Pro V1x