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Breaking Down Brooks Koepka's Iron Play

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Brooks Koepka of the United States hits off the eighth tee during singles matches of the 2016 Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club on October 2, 2016 in Chaska, Minnesota. Photo by Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Brooks Koepka is often lauded for his epic power off of the tee, and while Koepka is undoubtedly a tremendous driver of the golf ball, his iron play is what keeps him atop of leaderboards in highly contested major championships.
In 2019, Koepka nearly eclipsed 70% for GIR, and his long iron play was truly an element to marvel at. And while it's unlikely that you'll view the following video and immediately come out striking it flawlessly and winning back to back PGA Championships like Mr. Brooks Koepka, there's a very good chance that Andre Pillow's analysis of Koepka's iron play can you give you that one solid tip to enjoy your next round out on the course a little more.
After all, it only takes one great shot a day to keep us coming back for more.
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Andre R. Pillow, PGA

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Director of Instruction

Grand Rapids, MI

Andre R. Pillow is the founder of DNA Golf Instruction, and the Player Development Professional at Blythefield Country Club. He’s been a Class A PGA Professional since 2014, and has over 20 years for experience in the golf industry. His philosophy is shaped around the basic idea that golf is a sport, which is the basis for the company’s coaching model. DNA Golf Instruction Mission: Our mission is to help every client reach their individual potential in relation to the game of golf. No matter the age, gender, background or income level, we want our customers to “Discover Natural Ability”, and enjoy the game in a manner that is desired by them. Andre played college golf at Tennessee State University, before transferring and graduating from Grand Valley State University with a Degree in Business Management. He spent the the last four years working for a nonprofit, teaching golf and life skills to students ages 7-17. He currently sits on the Michigan PGA Section Growth of the Game Committee, and was selected to the PGA Lead - Cohort III Class from 2017-2019. This national program is designed to create diversity and inclusion amongst PGA of America leadership on boards and committees at the Chapter, State and National Levels. He was a Michigan Section Youth Player Development Finalists in 2019 and 2020, as well as the Section Finalist for the 2020 Player Development Award. He also won the ELO Network Rising Star Award in 2018, for work with community school students within the city of Grand Rapids, MI. After recent growth and success, Andre was able to expand the company. Social media interest is also growing, with golf instruction videos gaining attention on Facebook, LinkedIn, TikTok and Instagram! He is determined to change the landscape of golf, introducing and teaching the game to everyone that wants to learn!

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