On this week’s episode of the Brooks Koepka-Bryson DeChambeau cleaning soap opera, Koepka informed the press his nemesis is “truthful sport.”
It’s commonplace today for a brand new improvement within the PGA Tour’s most attention-grabbing feud to pop up on a weekly foundation. For a lot of golf followers, nevertheless, the origins of stated discord aren’t extensively recognized.
On Tuesday, Koepka shed a bit of gentle — albeit in a slightly imprecise method — on why he has no downside speaking trash about DeChambeau, with whom he has had a public beef because the 2019 Northern Belief match at Liberty Nationwide in Jersey Metropolis, N.J.
“We had a dialog at Liberty, and he did not maintain up his finish of the cut price and I did not like that, so I am going to take my photographs,” Koepka stated.
From what we will glean from the four-time Main winner’s feedback, every thing began when Koepka was essential of DeChambeau’s gradual play, and as an alternative of confronting Koepka personally in regards to the feedback, DeChambeau confronted Koepka’s caddie.
“He walked as much as (my caddie) Ricky (Elliott), stated one thing. It was, ‘You inform your man if he is bought one thing to say, say it to myself,'” Koepka informed reporters. “I believed that was ironic as a result of he went straight to Ricky. Ricky informed me after I got here out, hit just a few putts, after which simply walked proper over to him, we had a dialog.
“We each agreed we might go away one another out of it and would not point out one another, simply type of let it die off, would not point out one another’s names, simply go about it.”
Issues very a lot did not die off, nevertheless. DeChambeau was caught in an notorious Twitch video taking photographs at Koepka’s physique in ESPN’s The Physique Situation.