You Oughta Know: Koepka's first 54-hole lead


Brooks Koepka will carry a two-shot lead over Jordan Spieth into the final round of the AT&T Byron Nelson. How has Koepka played with a 54-hole lead? He hasn't - this is his first one on the PGA Tour. That's just one of the things You Oughta Know going into the final round in Irving, Texas.

• Koepka¹s 54-hole total of 16-under 194 equals the AT&T Byron Nelson record set by Loren Roberts in 1999.

• The third-round leader/co-leader has won 10 of 25 stroke-play events (72-hole events only) this season, most recently Jason Day at The Players Championship.

• With rounds of 65-64-65 this week, Koepka now owns seven consecutive rounds in the 60s at the AT&T Byron Nelson. He finished T-16 last year with rounds of 69-68-64-67.

• Koepka and Spieth were also paired together in the final pairing earlier this year at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions, with Spieth carrying a five-stroke lead over Koepka into the final 18 holes. Spieth went on to his seventh PGA Tour victory at Kapalua, with Koepka finishing T-3.

• The 54-hole leader/co-leader has won four times in the last eight years at the AT&T Byron Nelson (Adam Scott/2008, Jason Dufner/2012, Brendon Todd/2014, Steven Bowditch/2015).

• In five previous starts at the AT&T Byron Nelson, Spieth¹s final-round scoring average is 72.20 (the highest of any of the four rounds).