American Ryder Cup captain Jim Furyk has suggested there was a ‘very brief’ rumpus between USA stars Brooks Koepka and Dustin Johnson.
Following Europe’s 17.5-10.5 humbling of Furyk’s team, a top ranking side fabricated in Ryder Cup history, fissions began appearing in visiting group room.
After Patrick Reed had lashed out during teammate Jordan Spieth and his captain, reports emerged on a Monday that universe No1 Johnson and tighten crony Koepka had to be distant in a European sauce room, carrying assimilated Thomas Bjorn’s winning 12 for drinks.
Koepka resolutely denied a reports during a press discussion in Scotland final week observant he and Johnson sojourn tighten friends and have never argued. While Furyk says there has been no change in a attribute of a duo, dubbed a ‘Bash Brothers’, he did certified that there had been a entrance together of some form.
“Whatever rumpus started, or what happened, it was unequivocally brief. It was unequivocally short,” Furyk told Golf Channel.
“Neither one of them unequivocally took anything out of it.
“They’re like brothers. Brothers might argue, brothers get into it. But they’re as tighten as they’ve ever been, and it unequivocally had no outcome on possibly one of them.”
On Reed’s outburst claiming he had been ‘blindsided’ in not being interconnected with Spieth and instead going out with Tiger Woods, before angry about being complacent carrying played woefully during Le Golf National, Furyk also suggested that a Masters champion had famous for weeks that he would be with Woods.
“When we started looking during who [Tiger] would span good with, we kept entrance behind to Patrick Reed,” Furyk added.
“There was always a thought that we could go Tiger and JT [Justin Thomas], and Patrick and Jordan, though eventually they knew going into a week, weeks in advance, they knew they would start a Ryder Cup with Patrick and Tiger being partners.”