Brooks Koepka couldn’t hide his contempt for fellow American Bryson DeChambeau in a leaked post-round interview at the PGA Championship last week.
The couple had a fractured relationship for over a year after DeChambeau, who has undergone an extraordinary body change in recent years, searched Koepka’s physique during an appearance on the cover of “The question of the body”.
Speaking on a Twitch stream in January 2020, DeChambeau said, “I don’t know if his genetics even make him look great, to be honest. I mean, the body problem, he had no abs, I can tell you that. I have abs.
Brooks Koepka couldn’t hide his contempt for fellow American Bryson DeChambeau last week
Koepka looked indignant as DeChambeau walked behind him as he gave his interview on TV
Koepka already looked annoyed that DeChambeau had stood nearby before he started talking
Koepka then escalated the tension when he responded on Twitter with a photo of his four major trophies, telling DeChambeau he was right because he was “2 out of a 6-pack!” ”
But tension grew again on Kiawah Island last weekend when the couple’s paths crossed during Koepka’s interview with Golf Channel, which appears to be pre-recorded and was not live. on the television.
It seems Koepka was already annoyed by DeChambeau’s presence before the interview began as he rolls his eyes at someone towards the side of the camera.
Asked about his performance, Koepka then said, “I just hit my ball in this spot.
“I didn’t putt well but I don’t think a lot of guys are going to putt well in this wind. It’s very hard.
“I don’t know what the other guys said but I sometimes have trouble reading…”
The American duo have had a difficult relationship for more than a year after several incidents
It is at this point in the interview that DeChambeau walks behind Koepka while speaking to a member of his team.
While you can’t hear what DeChambeau is saying, Koepka closes his eyes and forgets what he’s saying, which he doesn’t take well.
Clearly annoyed by DeChambeau, Koepka said, “I lost my train of thought upon hearing this bull. F *** ing christ. ‘
The Golf Channel reporter then jokes, “We’re going to enjoy this on the TV enclosure” before Koepka jokes, “Honestly, I don’t care.
It has been claimed online that Koepka was annoyed by the sound of DeChambeau’s metal spikes as he walked on the floor. Others have said that DeChambeau said, “I just have to start on the right line” when he talked about fighting for the putt.
Koepka sent DeChambeau a photo of his four major trophies after the latter mocked his abs on a magazine cover
The pair also clashed on DeChambeau’s slow play. The 27-year-old has a very scientific process for his stroke selection and is known to be one of the slowest players on the golf circuit.
Speaking on the Golf Monthly podcast in 2019, Koepka said, “I just don’t understand how it takes a minute and 20 seconds, a minute and 15 to hit a golf ball; it’s not that hard.
“It’s always between two clubs; there is a short lack, there is a long lack. It really drives me crazy, especially when he’s a long hitter because you know you have two other guys or at least one guy hitting in front of you so you can do all of your math; you should have your numbers.
“If it’s blowing 30 I understand that taking a minute and taking extra time with a few gusts, you know change slightly, I understand that, but if it’s a calm day, there is no excuse. The guys are already so slow it’s a bit awkward.
Koepka also took a blow to DeChambeau at the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational last year.
DeChambeau had hit a bad shot in some trees and wanted relief from the officials because there was an anthill near his ball.
Officials wouldn’t allow it and Koepka laughed at him when he hit a reader in a similar position the next day.
After approaching his ball and lining up his next shot, Koepka said, “There’s an ant. “