Bryson DeChambeau: "I Think That's Something The Tour Needs To Handle"

Bryson DeChambeau: "I Think That's Something The Tour Needs To Handle"

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After the completion of his third round on Saturday, Bryson DeChambeau stated that the recent actions of Brooks Koepka will be something "the Tour needs to handle."

Bryson DeChambeau: "I Think That's Something The Tour Needs To Handle"

The Bryson DeChambeau vs. Brooks Koepka feud has continued this week at the Memorial Tournament, with DeChambeau having multiple fans escorted off the premises during Friday’s second round, specifically for yelling “Brooksy!"

After hearing about the incident, Koepka released a video on Twitter, offering cases of beer to any fans that were asked to leave the tournament.

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Recently, a video was leaked of an unaired interview with Koepka where the American couldn't contain his disgust at his fellow countryman, rolling his eyes as DeChambeau walked past the four-time Major champion.

When asked about the clip of Koepka offering out beer, DeChambeau revealed that he had not seen it, but said that his agent had been in contact with the PGA Tour.

"I think that's something that the Tour needs to handle, it's something I can't control. I tried to take the high road numerous times and I think that, from my perspective, I'll continue to keep doing so and people are going to do what they want to do. So it is what it is.

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"The game has always been played in a certain way. I think golf is changing, it's evolving, so there's going to come a time where it is going to be like this and if I'm the person to take the brunt of it and whatever, you know, great. I'm happy that there's more conversations about me because of the PIP Fund."

The PIP Fund (Player Impact Program) was set up at the beginning of 2021, with the system being designed to compensate players who are judged to drive fan and sponsor engagement. The programme will hand out a total of $40m in bonuses.

Matt Cradock
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Matt joined Golf Monthly in February 2021 covering weekend news, before also transitioning to equipment and testing. After freelancing for Golf Monthly and The PGA for 18 months, he was offered a full-time position at the company in October 2022 and continues to cover weekend news and social media, as well as help look after Golf Monthly’s many buyers’ guides and equipment reviews.

Taking up the game when he was just seven years of age, Matt made it into his county squad just a year later and continues to play the game at a high standard, with a handicap of around 2-4. To date, his best round came in 2016, where he shot a six-under-par 66 having been seven-under through nine holes. He currently plays at Witney Lakes in Oxfordshire and his favourite player is Rory McIlroy, despite nearly being struck by his second shot at the 17th during the 2015 BMW PGA Championship.

Matt’s current What’s In The Bag?

Driver: Honma TW747, 8.75°

Fairway Wood: TaylorMade Rocketballz Stage 2, 15°, 19°

Hybrid: Adams Super Hybrid, 22°

Irons: Mizuno MP54, 5-PW

Wedges: Cleveland 588 RTX 2.0 Tour Satin, 50°, 56°, 60°

Putter: Cleveland TFI 2135 Satin Cero

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