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American DeChambeau wants to end dispute with Koepka, says coach

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Sept 20 (Reuters) – American Bryson DeChambeau wants to end to his long-running feud with four-time main winner and U.S. workforce mate Brooks Koepka, his coach Mike Schy stated.

DeChambeau has been concerned in public rows with Koepka for greater than a yr, with U.S. Ryder Cup captain Steve Stricker having to step in final month to dealer peace between them.

Koepka as soon as referred to as out DeChambeau for sluggish play, whereas DeChambeau made enjoyable of Koepka’s physique in {a magazine} interview.

The feud picked up steam following a leaked interview Koepka recorded with the Golf Channel in May. As DeChambeau walked behind the digital camera, Koepka rolled his eyes and made apparent his distaste for the participant. learn extra

“Whether or not they are both doing it to maximise their global profile, Bryson wants it over,” Schy informed the Times newspaper on Monday. “Move on. The bottom line is two big egos.”

Schy stated DeChambeau may give the impression that he’s a “little selfish” due to his mannerisms however the 28-year-old is making an attempt his greatest to contribute to the U.S. workforce as they put together for this week’s Ryder Cup.

World quantity seven DeChambeau will make his second look on the Ryder Cup, a biennial workforce competitors between the United States and Europe, which will likely be held at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin from Friday.

“He loves team play. At times, when he’s struggling, it can look a little selfish, but the reality is he is doing his best to contribute,” Schy stated.

Schy stated that DeChambeau, who received final yr’s U.S. Open, “loves representing his country” and was upset to miss the Tokyo Olympics after he examined constructive for COVID-19.

The 2021 Ryder Cup was initially scheduled for final yr however pushed again due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Europe are defending champions after successful in 2018.

Reporting by Manasi Pathak in Bengaluru

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