The Americans dominated the first morning of the Ryder Cup, but the rest of the week didn’t go as planned. Europe swept the afternoon fourballs and never trailed again, cruising to a 17.5 to 10.5 victory on Sunday in Paris.
To add insult to injury, the US players were not exactly getting along, and according to this report, Brooks Koepka and Dustin Johnson almost fought each other.
Via the Telegraph:
Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka, had to be separated after a flare-up.So much for this new era of Stars and Stripes camaraderie. Witnesses recounted how the pair almost came to blows after they had been invited into the Europe team room, a few hours after the resounding home success at Le Golf National.The reason for the bust-up was not known, but it was a huge surprise as they are regarded as best friends. They played together in the Saturday afternoon foursomes, when they were beaten by Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson. They work out at a Florida…
Specifically what happened to cause Johnson and Koepka to be separated is unclear. A source told Golf Digest that Paulina Gretzky, Johnson’s fiancee, was a central figure in the incident. Koepka’s girlfriend, Jena Sims, was also involved.
Johnson and Koepka were paired together in Saturday afternoon foursomes and lost 2&1 to Henrik Stenson and Justin Rose. What the hell is going on in the PGA?
These golfers need to leave the ladies out of it.