Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka agreed forward of the 2020 Ryder Cup to place their ongoing feud on maintain for the betterment of the Individuals’ possibilities of successful this week at Whistling Straits, however nobody noticed coming what occurred Sunday after the U.S. clinched a dominant 19-9 win over the Europeans. The 2 shared an embrace. Twice.
The primary hug got here after every of them secured wins in Sunday singles with DeChambeau placing away Sergio Garcia 3&2 and Koepka taking down Bernd Wiesberger 2&1 and the Individuals trending in the direction of a victory. After their respective particular person matches, Koepka congratulated his teammate with a handshake that became a quick bro hug.
The second hug got here on the finish of a joint press convention with all the U.S. group. After their media availability, Justin Thomas recommended the 2 hug it out “to show how a lot of a group we’re.” DeChambeau, standing in entrance of the Ryder Cup trophy, motioned in the direction of Koepka to hitch him down entrance and the 2 once more hugged it out as Thomas sang “Why Cannot We Be Buddies” within the again. Then the Individuals teased each of them by saying “Brooksie,” the mantra that has haunted DeChambeau at PGA Tour occasions just lately.
For as a lot consideration because the Koepka-DeChambeau beef has gotten in latest months — most of it deserved — it does appear that the 2 had been in a position to put aside their variations this week to assist the U.S. of their endeavor to take down the Europeans.
U.S. captain Steve Stricker even admitted on Sunday that they wished to play collectively this week, although they had been by no means paired collectively in foursomes or in four-ball (which was in all probability the fitting name even when we had been undoubtedly robbed of what would’ve been unimaginable content material).
“Speechless. These guys all got here collectively,” Stricker stated Sunday preventing again tears. “They’d a mission this week. I imply, Brooks and Bryson wished to play collectively. That is how a lot all of them got here collectively. This can be a new period for USA golf.”
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