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Brooks Koepka, who was named the PGA TOUR’s player of the year last month, carded an eight-un­der­par 64 to fin­ish on 21 un­der to win the CJ Cup in South Korea.

The 28-year-old will re­place his Ry­der Cup team­mate Dustin John­son at the top of the rank­ings. “To be world num­ber one is some­thing I dreamed of as a kid,” Koepka said.

“I don’t think this one’s go­ing to sink in yet. Ev­ery­thing I’ve done this year has been work­ing, so I don’t want to change any­thing - just keep im­prov­ing.

Three-time Ma­jor cham­pion Koepka, who won the U.S. Open and U.S. PGA Championship ear­lier this year, is the third player in 2018 to reach num­ber one for the first time af­ter Eng­land’s Justin Rose and fel­low Amer­i­can Justin Thomas.

Koepka’s vic­tory fol­lows the Ry­der Cup where he was left ‘heart­bro­ken’ that one of his tee shots re­sulted in a spec­ta­tor los­ing the sight in her right eye.

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