In-Depth Look into Brooks Koepka’s Thrilling Victory at Shinnecock Hills
New York – The USGA and FOX Sports will unveil the film 2018 U.S. OPEN: BROOKS GOES BACK-TO-BACK on Thanksgiving Day to celebrate and relive the 118th U.S. Open Championship. Narrated by actor and director Kevin Connolly, the hour-long documentary airs Thursday, Nov. 22 at 3:00 PM ET on FOX, prior to the nationally televised matchup between the Washington Redskins and Dallas Cowboys.
Watch the film’s trailer here:
2018 U.S. OPEN: BROOKS GOES BACK-TO-BACK chronicles Brooks Koepka’s path to claiming his second consecutive U.S. Open title at iconic Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton, N.Y. Featuring never-before-seen footage of Koepka at his home in Florida, the film explores his comeback from a serious wrist injury while handling the elevated expectations that come with being the defending champion.
FOX Sports analyst and two-time U.S. Open champion Curtis Strange (1988-89), who was the last player to win back-to-back championships before Koepka, provides commentary on the strategy, mindset and determination it takes to pull off the rare triumph, which has only been achieved six times in history.
Produced by South District Films, 2018 U.S. OPEN: BROOKS GOES BACK-TO-BACK highlights the storylines, inspirational moments and spirited performances of the 118th championship. FOX Sports analysts Brad Faxon, Paul Azinger and Shane Bacon provide additional insights on Shinnecock Hills and the quest to conquer golf’s ultimate test.