Bryson DeChambeau has seen the Brooks Koepka video.
And he is responded to it — just about precisely the way you’d count on him to.
Koepka unleashed some candid ideas on his PGA Tour rival in a post-match interview with Golf Channel after his second-place end at the PGA Championship on Sunday.
The interview did not air, however leaked Monday on social media. Yahoo Sports’ Jay Busbee has a nice breakdown here in case you missed it.
Here’s the quick model: Koepka was so irritated at the sight and sound of DeChambeau strolling close by that he misplaced his practice of thought in the course of the interview. He then unloaded on DeChambeau in some NSFW video:
“I lost my train of thought, hearing that bulls***,” Koepka mentioned. “F***ing Christ.”
Koepka’s disdain for DeChambeau was evident.
The video lit up social media. There’s no method DeChambeau would miss it. When he noticed it, he leaned into it on Instagram — and shed some gentle on what precisely set Koepka off.
“You know you can fix spike marks now,” DeChambeau wrote.
DeChambeau was evidently referencing his metallic spikes, which past being noisy on exhausting surfaces, are a source of debate in the golf community. They supply higher stability in sure situations than delicate spikes, however are criticized for doing harm to greens.
DeChambeau’s recognized for his meticulous, obsessive strategy to golf. So it is no shock that he’d prioritize any perceived benefit offered by metallic spikes over their potential draw back to the detriment of different golfers.
And that is precisely why Koepka seems to detest DeChambeau.
Wait … there’s extra
DeChambeau did not cease there. He hit the gymnasium — as he is recognized to do — and posted video of himself performing some biceps curls accompanied by aggressive techno music and a few cliché captions:
“Failure only pushes me … Can’t stop won’t stop … Never stop grinding for better”
Again — that is the precise sort of factor prone to irk Koepka much more. And DeChambeau is aware of this. It does not look like a coincidence that he posted his exercise video because the Koepka video made the rounds.
This, after all, is all good for golf. In a post-peak Tigers Woods period, the sport wants personalities — and real rivalries. Hopefully the USGA agrees and pairs these two collectively for the opening rounds of subsequent month’s U.S. Open.
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