Brooks Koepka FINALLY addresses Ryder Cup 'fight' with Dustin Johnson

LIV Golf League player Brooks Koepka has claimed he was just 'horsing around' with Dustin Johnson at the 2018 Ryder Cup afterparty.

Brooks Koepka FINALLY addresses Ryder Cup 'fight' with Dustin Johnson
Brooks Koepka FINALLY addresses Ryder Cup 'fight' with Dustin Johnson

Brooks Koepka says he now talks to his old rival Bryson DeChambeau "every other day" as he claimed his episode of Full Swing didn't paint the entire story and lifted the lid on his alleged scuffle with Dustin Johnson at the 2018 Ryder Cup. 

Koepka, 33, was featured in the second episode of the Netflix documentary entitled "Win or Go Home". 

His lengthy slump was explored with four-time major champion Koepka, at times, appearing thoroughly miserable with his form.

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Koepka was largely unstoppable for three years. During that timeframe, he ticked off four major championships. 

In the episode, Rickie Fowler described him as "the major whisperer" such was the American's propensity to perennially force himself into the picture at the four big events. 

Then the injuries came and Koepka's reign was over. He was thinking of bolting to the LIV Golf League

This was when the Netflix cameras started rolling. 

Brooks Koepka FINALLY addresses Ryder Cup 'fight' with Dustin Johnson

The episode was this writer's favourite as it was perfectly juxtaposed with the rise of Scottie Scheffler

"I'll be honest with you, I can't compete with these guys, week in, week out," Koepka was quoted as saying during a dinner at the 2022 Masters. 

He went on to miss the cut and stated he was embarrassed at his performance at Augusta National. 

This week Koepka took part in a quickfire Q&A on his Instagram before LIV's opening event in Mexico. 

Asked what he thought of his episode, Koepka said:

"I thought it was interesting. Obviously, when you do something like that it never shows the full picture of what's going on. A lot of that stuff was done not even a year after surgery." 

Earlier in the week Dustin Johnson explained that he hadn't watched the series. He also has no interest in ever watching it. 

"I'm just being honest," he said. Fair enough then DJ!

"Me and Bryson? We're good"

Koepka also said he's squashed his 'beef' with DeChambeau

The pair were once huge PGA Tour rivals.

At the height of their feud tour commissioner Jay Monahan warned fans would be ejected for goading DeChambeau with shouts of 'Brooksy'. 

The pair embraced after they both helped the U.S. breeze to a 19-9 Ryder Cup victory at Whistling Straits. 

Brooks Koepka FINALLY addresses Ryder Cup 'fight' with Dustin Johnson

Maybe that was just for the cameras. 

Koepka said:

"Believe it or not, we squashed it. We're good. I actually talk to him quite frequently because of what's going on here at LIV, pretty much on an every other day basis so we've got a good open line of communication, we figured it all out and we're good." 

Whilst one apparent beef is now settled, Sergio Garcia's feud with Rory McIlroy escalated. 

That came after Garcia stated that it was McIlroy's 'immaturity' that ended their friendship as a result of the Northern Irishman's bad-mouthing of the breakaway tour. 

Brooks Koepka FINALLY addresses Ryder Cup 'fight' with Dustin Johnson

What really happened with DJ?

Koepka and Johnson were said to have been involved in a scuffle after the 2018 Ryder Cup. 

At the time The Telegraph reported that Johnson and Koepka had to be separated at a party on the Sunday night. 

Apparently, Johnson's wife Paulina Gretzky was central to the argument. Koepka's wife Jena Sims was there too. 

It was denied at the time by all involved. 

Koepka told his Q&A:

"Yeah, this one makes me laugh. We were just horsing around, messing around. We were in the European team room. We were just having fun. We actually went out in Paris later that night so if there was a scuffle it wasn't too bad.
"Just horsing around, it's what guys do. But we still play a lot of golf when we’re back home hanging out with each other. So no issue, and he'd say the same thing."

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