28 Jun '17, 7pm

Chase Koepka hopes to follow in his big brother's footsteps:

AVIEMORE, Scotland — The Koepkas have long been crossing the Atlantic Ocean in search of a better life. The name, reveals Chase, brother of Brooks, is of Polish or German origin, with maybe a little Czech in there, too. And when the family that would one day produce a major champion arrived at Ellis Island, Koepke (pronounced “kepkay”) became Koepka (“kepkah”) through the inevitable combination of unfamiliar accents and lack of English. “All I know now is, there aren’t a lot of Koepkas in the world,” says Chase, who this week has made his ancestor’s journey in reverse to tee-up at the endlessly picturesque Spey Valley in the Scottish Hydro Challenge, part of the European Challenge Tour. The younger Koepka is not the first of the clan to play in the tournament though. Before June 18, 2017 came along, perhaps the most significant date in the professional life of the elder si...

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