(Reuters) – U.S. Open champion Bryson DeChambeau mentioned his ongoing feud with Brooks Koepka is likely to be one thing for the PGA Tour to handle if it escalates additional, including his consultant has already spoken to officers.
The unhealthy blood between the pair has largely performed out on-line however intensified on the Memorial Tournament on Friday when followers have been faraway from Dublin, Ohio’s Muirfield Village for heckling DeChambeau with his rival’s nickname “Brooksy.”
Koepka, who just isn’t competing this week, mentioned in a video on Twitter that he would provide 50 circumstances of free beer to any fan whose time was “cut short” on the match.
Asked if he was stunned at how the matter had escalated, DeChambeau advised reporters: “Yeah, I think that’s something the Tour needs to handle, it’s something I can’t control.
“I attempted to take the excessive street quite a few instances and I believe, from my perspective, I’ll proceed to maintain doing so and persons are going to do what they need to do. So it’s what it’s.”
DeChambeau said his agent had spoken to PGA Tour officials without disclosing too many details about the conversation.
He added he was not affected by the behaviour of fans.
“First off… the followers have been superior as we speak. They got here out, supported me. Obviously you are going to have folks saying issues, however once more it does not rile me up,” DeChambeau said.
“… I really like what’s been happening. I’ve had no subject with it in anyway… I’d say tennis and golf are the one two sports activities the place whenever you’re hitting a shot all people’s often quiet.
“If it comes out to a point where they’re affecting your swing… that’s a little over the line, but everything else, I don’t care.”
(Reporting by Shrivathsa Sridhar in Bengaluru; Editing by Christian Schmollinger)