There were reports Monday that Koepka and Johnson had to be distant after an rumpus during a Ryder Cup afterparty, following a U.S. team’s better to Europe in Paris. That followed comments finished by Patrick Reed to The New York Times in that he pronounced Jordan Spieth did not wish to be interconnected with him during a Ryder Cup, after refuted by an unknown teammate to a New York Post.
Koepka ‘heartbroken’ by struck fan’s condition
Corine Remande, a 49-year-old fan who was strike in a face by a golf turn during a Ryder Cup in France, says doctors told her she has mislaid a use of her right eye after fracturing her orbital bone and pang an blast of her eyeball.
“This Dustin thing we don’t get,” pronounced Koepka, during a news discussion in Scotland forward of a European Tour’s Alfred Dunhill Links event. “There is no fight, no argument, he’s one of my best friends. we adore a child to genocide and we talked on a phone Monday and yesterday and he told me how he thought.
“People like to make a story and run with it. It’s not a initial time there’s been a news story that isn’t loyal that has left out. As distant as a intercourse [within a U.S. Ryder Cup team] it was fine, it was perfect. The problem is we guys try to find a reason since we mislaid and a elementary reason is we didn’t play good.”
Koepka also reiterated his unhappiness after finding a witness that was struck by his tee shot during a Ryder Cup has mislaid a use of her right eye.
Corine Remande, 49, was taken to sanatorium after being strike by a shot, after revelation AFP that a indicate had suggested “a detonate of a right eye hollow and an blast of a eyeball.”
“Yesterday was substantially one of a misfortune days of my life,” pronounced Koepka, who also posted a summary about Remande on amicable media Tuesday.
“There’s nobody that feels worse about this than we did. It’s a comfortless collision what happened. we mean, I’m heartbroken. I’m all messed adult inside. In my career it will be a one shot that we unequivocally regret.
“Everyone has positive me she’s going to get a correct caring that she needs and hopefully we can only pronounce to her since there’s zero some-more than we would adore to do than only to speak to her.
“I wasn’t told [about a border of a injury] until we got to a golf course. When we got here and we had 7 missed calls and 25 content messages we was like, ‘What is going on?'”
“Then we was told a news and I’m unequivocally heartbroken, my stomach sank, yesterday was one of my hardest days of perplexing to concentration and play golf only meaningful what was to come when we was done.
“I substantially spent an hour during my turn on a phone perplexing to know what was going on since it’s tough to get a genuine story of what’s going on, since we didn’t know if it was feign or not. It’s unhappy and we unequivocally am ripped adult about it.”
Koepka combined that a European Tour and PGA Tour are doing an “unbelievable job” environment adult spectators for vital golf events. The occurrence during Le Golf National has led to calls for golf’s vital bodies to examination where spectators can mount on a march when attending destiny events.
“Unfortunately, we know, we can’t always strike a fairway each time,” Koepka said. “You know, that’s a misfortune part. But they do an unimaginable pursuit of where they set up, where they have people or only off a fairways, whatever it competence be.
“The approach a Tour, both Tours do it, is unbelievable. The saddest partial is, it seems like each week almost, someone gets hit.”
Tommy Fleetwood, a member of a winning European group in France, certified that he worries about a reserve of his stepchildren when they mount alongside a fairway when examination him play.
“I arrange of hatred when my step-kids come and watch,” Fleetwood said. “I contend to Mo, who is 10, we contend ‘stand anywhere though where a turn could land, anywhere.’
“It can occur to anyone, and honestly, it indeed startling it happens reduction mostly than it does. You know, Brooks’ shot wasn’t that wide. I’ve seen a shot that it was. It’s like 10 yards left of a green. It’s not that bad a shot, and it’s really, unequivocally unlucky.
“I don’t know what a answer is. Where they [Remande] were stood was a primary mark for examination on a green. we don’t know what he [Koepka] can do, unless we give everybody a pile-up helmet before going on a golf course. It’s only one of those things and golf is a bit of a dangerous competition in that sense.”