Bryson DeChambeau could have heard his final “Brooksie” on the golf course.
PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan mentioned any fan who taunts DeChambeau with the identify of his rival — Brooks Koepka — may very well be thrown out of the match.
“The barometer we’re all utilizing is the phrase ‘respect,’” Monahan mentioned at his press convention from The Tour Championship. “To me, whenever you hear ‘Brooksie’ yelled, is that respectful or disrespectful? It’s been happening for an prolonged time period. To me, right now it’s disrespectful. That’s the sort of habits we aren’t going to tolerate going ahead.”
This comes after ESPN.com reported that DeChambeau had a unstable run-in with a fan after dropping the BMW Championship in a playoff to Patrick Cantlay on Sunday.
As DeChambeau was strolling off the course, a fan shouted, “Nice job, Brooksie!” DeChambeau circled and stormed towards the fan, then informed him to “get the f–okay out” earlier than indicating a police officer ought to take away him.
The feud between the 2 People has escalated since an interview of Koepka from the PGA Championship in Could was leaked. In it, Koepka is seen shaking his head in disgust as DeChambeau approached off digicam.
“Christ. I f–kin’ misplaced my practice of thought listening to that bulls–t. F–kin’ Christ,” Koepka mentioned earlier than they start reshooting the query.
A video quickly after that went viral of a fan taunting DeChambeau with Koepka’s identify. Koepka has inspired his followers to proceed their tormenting of his golf enemy.
“I believe that’s one thing that the Tour must deal with,” DeChambeau mentioned in June. “It’s one thing I can’t management. I attempted to take the excessive street quite a few instances and I believe that, from my perspective, I’ll proceed to maintain doing so and individuals are going to do what they need to do. So it’s what it’s.”
Koepka and DeChambeau have agreed to tone down their feud for the nice of the Ryder Cup workforce, which takes on Europe subsequent month, based on captain Steve Stricker.