Last year, Koepka won the PGA Championship for the second consecutive year and captured his first WGC title at the FedEx St. Jude Invitational.
"I handled it wrong all year, I was hurt all year and I just didn't tell anybody. It was good fun, actually, I really enjoyed it". There are many things that happen during the course of a round of golf. Anybody who plays this game knows that a lot of it is built on confidence, a lot of form is built on confidence and that's what I gained from here previous year.
"I'm excited about the fact I can practise because there wasn't much of that a year ago with my knee, ' he said".
"I've set myself little goals". I have it in my head what I want to achieve this year, and the main thing for me is make that Ryder Cup team.
"World number one is always nice, but at the same time I just need to play", Koepka added.
"Considering how far I'm hitting, I don't think that will be an issue anymore".
The youngster and the world number one played at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club and the American Ryder Cup star was impressed by the Dubai-based youngster. "Last year, there wasn't much practice". Of course, there's targets to do with results, the obvious ones are to win tournaments or to win Majors - or to compete in Majors - and of course they are there. I felt like a gust of wind could push me over if I wasn't careful.
"I have been trying to make sure everything feels right, and it does not feel like my right knee, I'll be honest with you, and it probably won't for a while", Koepka said.
Of course, Hampshire's Justin Rose claimed Gold at the 2016 Olympics in Rio, when numerous world's top players elected not to travel to Brazil over fears about the Zika virus.
Brooks Koepka feels everyone in golf will benefit if Tiger Woods can stay fit for the duration of 2020.
"The Ryder Cup is in September".
The Omega Desert Classic is set to get underway in Dubai next week, with the Saudi International set to run in Saudi Arabia from January 30 to February 2.
Garcia, who has ended his two-year association with Callaway this month, said: "I've been practising hard and I'm excited for it".
"It gives you a lot of confidence".
Six of the world's best golfers today predicted how the game of golf could change dramatically over the next 10 years including an increase in the speed of play, as the European Tour season kicks into gear at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.
"At the 2018 Hero World Challenge and I felt brittle".
The 22-year-old PGA Tour player has an easier route to the Olympics - providing he can finish inside the leading 60 men who will qualify.
With this being the first Rolex Series event of the season, the odds are high that the victor of this event will take the top spot on the Race to Dubai leaderboard come Sunday evening. "I just remember Ben won coming down the stretch there". I led the whole week and then found myself four behind with seven to play and I showed a lot of character, a lot of determination and a lot of heart that day. I just couldn't do it with my knee.
After three months rehabilitating an "excruciating" left knee injury, Koepka returns to competition at this week's Abu Dhabi Championship still not completely recovered but keen to test the state of the joint.