Brooks Koepka supplies flight to FSU star for Jack Nicklaus Award and 1st PGA start

DUBLIN, Ohio – Florida State head mentor Trey Jones used very last week targeted on his team’s effectiveness at the NCAA Championship, but not extensive after the Seminoles missing in the quarterfinals to eventual champion Pepperdine, he switched to yet another hat – journey agent.

Immediately after returning to Tallahassee, Fla., Jones desired to come across a way to get star senior John Pak to Columbus, Ohio, to acquire the Jack Nicklaus Award on Sunday and then back to South Carolina where by he will be creating his first begin on the PGA Tour as a skilled this week.

Thankfully for Jones, and Pak, the mentor had connections.

“I arrived at out to some donors and Brooks [Koepka] being on that list I attained out to him and reported, ‘I feel I’m going to have to have a favor,’” Jones claimed. “Immediately my cellular phone rings and he mentioned, ‘What do you want?’ He’s just one of those guys when he tells you if you ever need everything contact me, he signifies it.”

Koepka provided to cover what ever charge Pak required for a personal flight and the future day he picked up the overall vacation.

“That’s not the first time,” Jones said. “You’re not heading to see Brooks standing out there with a big check out. Everything our golf crew requirements he will do it, but he’s just going to preserve it to himself.”

Pak was capable to acknowledge the award from Nicklaus on Sunday at Muirfield Village and head back to Tallahassee to get ready for the Palmetto Championship at Congaree in Ridgeland, S.C.