CROMWELL, Conn. – A week after coming in second at the U.S. Open, Brooks Koepka’s tank was empty. He followed his opening-round 71 with a 66 on Friday and made the cut, which is more than Phil Mickelson and Jordan Spieth could do at TPC River Highlands, but Koepka was never in contention at the Travelers Championship.
He signed for a 71 on Sunday more than an hour before the leaders teed off.
“I’m dead. I’m fried,” Koepka said Saturday. “I don’t know. My body is starting to ache, too. It’s a combo. It’s hard to focus.”
Chez Reavie played alongside Koepka at Pebble Beach in the last round of the U.S. Open and finished third, but he certainly did not suffer the same fatigue.
The 160-pound, 5-foot 9-inch resident of Scottsdale, Ariz., looked fresh as a daisy on Saturday while shooting a…