Not since Joyful Gilmore vs. Shooter McGavin has the golf world been so enraptured by a true-blue rivalry just like the one unfolding earlier than us between Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau.
The pair’s disdain for one another has been nicely documented, documented within the annals of the web forevermore in among the finest memes of 2021. The plot thickened on Friday on the Memorial Event—an occasion Koepka wasn’t even collaborating in.
It seems the four-time main winner did not must be there to grab the headlines heading into the weekend. Final week, in response to DeChambeau tweeting at Koepka that he lived “hire free” in Koepka’s head, Koepka shared a video by which a fan taunts DeChambeau by calling him “Brooksy.” DeChambeau could be heard saying the fan ought to be eliminated.
Quick ahead to Friday, and the 2020 U.S. Open champion appears to have gotten his want. A number of fans have been reportedly instructed to go away by safety after yelling “Brooksy” at DeChambeau, according to GOLF.com’s James Colgan. The fans weren’t escorted away at DeChambeau’s request, and he mentioned after the spherical that he didn’t mind the heckles.
“I don’t thoughts. There’s clearly folks going to say stuff at inappropriate instances, however that’s completely different than what they’re saying,” DeChambeau mentioned. “I don’t care.”
Not desirous to be disregarded of the enjoyable, Koepka weighed in Friday night with a tongue-in-cheek video providing free beer to any fan whose time was “I do not know, minimize brief on the golf match at the moment.”
No phrase on whether or not fans will proceed to be faraway from the grounds for any additional taunts, however it’s secure to say this would possibly not be the final match that DeChambeau can be referred to as “Brooksy.”
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