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Koepka becomes new No. 1 with CJ Cup win

Brooks Koepka of the United States poses with his trophy after winning the CJ Cup PGA golf tournament at Nine Bridges on Jeju Island, South Korea, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018. (Park Ji-ho/Yonhap via AP)

JEJU ISLAND, South Korea (AP) Brooks Koepka is golf's new No. 1 after winning the CJ Cup at Nine Bridges on Sunday by four strokes.

Koepka, who displaced Dustin Johnson for the world's top ranking, shot a final-round 8-under 64 for a 21-under total of 267. Koepka, who had never held the top ranking, led by four strokes after three rounds.

"To be No. 1 is something I've dreamed of as a kid," Koepka said. "I don't think this one is going to sink in."


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1 Brooks Koepka $1,710,000
2 Marc Leishman $1,381,600
3 Gary Woodland $1,263,300
4 Kevin Tway $1,222,260
5 Brandt Snedeker $618,405
6 Ryan Moore $593,990
7 Ryan Palmer $586,303
8 Rafa Cabrera Bello $566,365
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10 Chesson Hadley $538,627
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