Brooks Koepka is tired of hearing about LIV Golf before the US Open

Brooklyn, MA – There was a storm brewing this week at The Country Club before 122second abbreviation US Open Championship.

Not an inauspicious sky and impending storms. No, turmoil has taken hold for more than two years in the Middle East with talks of a junior golf league competing on the PGA Tour and potentially picking some of the game’s best players.

Last week, the league known as LIV Golf backed by the controversial Saudi regime led by Greg Norman played its first tournament in London, most notably Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson, Louis Oustoizen, Sergio Garcia, Lee Westwood and Ian Poulter. . Also last week, Bryson DeChambeau and Patrick Reed have agreed terms and will withdraw to LIV Golf.

All players have been suspended from the PGA Tour by Commissioner Jay Monahan.

This week, outside of Boston, the game’s best players have gathered to try and win the US National Championship, where we cherish a major.

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However, the majority of the conversation was about LIV Golf. Question after question after question about LIV Golf.

Brooks Koepka, two-time US Open champion and four-time winner, is tired. In fact, the guy with a calm demeanor both on and off the golf course got a hot touch during his meeting with the media.

“I’m here at the US Open. I’m ready to play the US Open, and I think it’s kind of bad, you all are throwing this black cloud over the US Open,” Koepka said on Tuesday. “It’s one of my favorite events. I don’t know why you guys keep doing this. The more legs I give her, the more I keep talking about her.”

After a few questions, LIV Golf appeared again. and again. and again.

Brooks Koepka addresses the media during a press conference for the US Open golf tournament at The Country Club. Mandatory credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

Is there a dollar amount that would make you go to LIV Golf? Isn’t LIV Golf perfect for you where you can focus on the majors and play 8-10 other tournaments with a huge wallet? What about the future of LIV Golf?

“I don’t understand. I’m trying to focus on the US Open, man. I’m legit I don’t understand. I’m tired of the conversations. I’m sick of all this stuff,” he said. “Like I said, you guys are throwing a black cloud at the US Open. I think this is bad. I actually feel bad for them for once because it’s such a bad situation. We’re here to play, and you’re talking about an event that happened last week.”


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