‘Might Not Want Me..’: LIV Golfer Brooks Koepka Makes a Hilarious Comment About Latest Eastern Conference Champions

Published 05/30/2023, 7:41 AM EDT

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Brooks Koepka and his fifth major tournament win has engraved its mark in the history of golf. Even after a week now, the news hasn’t been overshadowed at all. Moreover, it appears that the 2023 PGA Championship victory is there to stay and be associated with other success stories.

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While the Wanamaker Trophy has created a buzz on the Floridian soil, the sunshine state has one more championship to boast about now. Thus, Koepka, who passionately supports his home teams, couldn’t miss a chance to comment humorously on it!

Brooks Koepka mixes humor with compliments for the Miami Heat

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In a recent interview with David Feherty, the 2018 U.S. Open champion talked about the performance of his native teams in basketball and ice hockey. He was delighted with the way both teams have been advancing in their recent tournaments. On one hand, Miami Heat has already clinched the finals of the Eastern Conference, and on the other hand, Florida Panthers would be fighting for their first Stanley Cup.

While mentioning the Heats, Koepka said, “I think it is cool to watch Jimmy Butler. He is phenomenal.” The LIV golfer appreciated the skills of the South Floridian basketball team. Even though he loves to watch his sports and passionately supports Florida teams, the golfer had a funny comment handy talking about the Miami Heat. He said, ” Last two games I’ve been to, they have lost. So, they might not want me to be there. But it is pretty fun.

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Koepka also revealed how he is hoping for both the Panthers and the Heat to clinch the championship. Half of his wish sure has been granted! The Miami Heat has registered the victory for the 2023 NBA Eastern Conference. They defeated the Boston Celtics 84-103, and Butler became the MVP of the match. Overall, the way things have been going on for the Florida teams urged the golfer to comment on it. He said, “Just, it is a great time to be in South Florida right now.

Brooks Koepka’s strong inclination toward Florida sports

Brooks Koepka couldn’t have mentioned the performance of the Miami Heat and Florida Panthers without commenting on his inclination toward these sports. As he talked about how South Florida has been on fire when it comes to U.S. sports, he brought up his presence there. Koepka said, “I think with the Panthers, I have gone on pretty much every home game.

And that is true because we saw the 2023 PGA Champion in the stands rooting for Panthers right after his massive win. He had included the name of both teams when referring to his busy week. The 33-year-old said, “Ps game tomorrow [Monday], Heat game Tuesday, Panthers game Wednesday, then got to go up and play the LIV event this weekend [in Washington D.C.].”

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And if this was not enough, Koepka informed David how he has got tickets for the last four seasons of Heat’s matches. He just knew that he had to watch his team play when the Floridian is back home. With all the recent success FL has witnessed, the LIV golfer’s comment sounds fitting. The professional said, “South Florida is buzzing right now!

And that is true. Not only was the Floridian golfer, Brooks Koepka, able to make history with his third PGA Championship title, but the FL basketball team became the NBA Eastern Conference champions. Now all that is left to happen is for Florida Panthers to make an ‘epic‘ run for the Stanley Cup.

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Areeba Basharat

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Areeba Basharat is a Golf writer at EssentiallySports. She drives inspiration from the women players at the LPGA who've taken the sport to a level that allows female golfers to flourish and thrive with grace. Areeba defines her love for the sport by quoting legend, Michelle Wie West : "The first time I grabbed a golf club, I knew that I would do it for the rest of my life."
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Manaal Siddiqui

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