Brooks Koepka told to drop out of Ryder Cup by Paul Azinger after complaining about team format of tournament


PAUL AZINGER has told Brooks Koepka to give his American Ryder Cup spot to one different particular person if he does not love the team.

The former US Ryder Cup captain questioned Koepka’s dedication to his American colleagues after he expressed doubts about the team format of the rivals.

Azinger reckons Koepka ought to hand over his US Ryder Cup spot if he is not prepared to be a team participantCredit: Getty
Koepka said that he doesn't think it's fair to suffer for someone else's mistakes
Koepka acknowledged that he does not assume it is truthful to endure for yet one more particular person’s errorsCredit: Getty

Koepka does not reckon he have to be punished when one different particular person misses their shot if he does efficiently on his, making it clear he sees himself additional as a person.

His recommendations rubbed Azinger the mistaken methodology who thinks if Koepka – wrist hurt that pressured him out of the Tour Championship – does not need to embrace the team situation, completely totally different gamers will.

The 61-year-old, who led the US to their first Ryder Cup victory in 2008 since 1999 acknowledged to “I’m unsure he loves the Ryder Cup that fairly a bit.

“If he doesn’t love it, he should relinquish his spot and get people there who do love it.

“Not all of us embraces it. But throughout the event you don’t choose it, and likewise you’re not provided out, then I actually really feel Brooks — considerably being hurt — ought to ponder whether or not or not or not or not he actually needs to be there.

Koepka might have to make his dedication fairly shortly if he plans to go away the team, in consequence of the Ryder Cup will get underway on September 24.


But if he does resolve to crack on and embrace the USA’s team spirit, then they need to get one of the best of Koepka, who revealed he is a modified man since assembly fiancee Jena.

The 31-year-old admitted that Jena’s carried out a limiteless place in getting him to change his wild life-style that used to embody additional harmful sports activities actions corresponding to snowboarding.

He beforehand told Golf Digest: “To be dependable, there have been conditions when Blake [Koepka’s agent] has been like, ‘Bro, you want to chill.’

“Jena [Sims, Koepka’s fiancee] is analogous methodology.

“Mentally, I still think I’m 21. But the past three years, there’s the realization I’m not that young person anymore who can go jet ski or wakeboard or whatever.”

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