Bryson DeChambeau Talks About His ‘Brass Chest’ and Comments on Brooks Koepka Rivalry

Published 09/21/2021, 11:45 AM EDT
Aug 28, 2021; Owings Mills, Maryland, USA; Bryson DeChambeau reacts on the first green during the third round of the BMW Championship golf tournament. Mandatory Credit: Scott Taetsch-USA TODAY Sports


As we all know, Bryson DeChambeau had abandoned the media. However, DeChambeau finally addressed the print media ahead of the 2021 Ryder Cup. He talked about everything right from fan heckling, Brooks Koepka, the long drive competition, and, of course, the Ryder Cup. 

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Meanwhile, Bryson last spoke with the media before the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational in the first week of August. But since the controversy that took place that day, DeChambeau stopped attending and addressing the media. Moreover, this decision even invited criticism upon himself. But finally, ahead of the 2021 Ryder Cup, he came forward and addressed the media after a long time. 

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Bryson DeChambeau addresses print media after ages

Jun 4, 2021; Dublin, Ohio, USA; Bryson DeChambeau hits his tee shot on the 18th hole during the conclusion of the rain-delayed first round of the Memorial Tournament golf tournament. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Bryson DeChambeau addressed the print media ahead of the 2021 Ryder Cup. Furthermore, when asked about the fan heckling, this is what he said. “You can have a lot of armor, and you can protect yourself with people around you and all that, and there are times where it’s not comfortable, but there’s also times where it fuels me. … I’ve got a brass chest, I’ve taken a lot of heat, but I’m OK with it.”

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Moreover, he even indicated that his feud with Brooks Koepka had ended, and they might patch up. “A lot of this social media stuff has definitely been driven by a lot of external factors, not necessarily us two,” he said. “We had some great conversations during Tour Championship week when we had dinner, and then this week, as well.”

“I sat down and had dinner with him last night, and it was fine. I think there may be something fun coming up here moving forward, but won’t speak too much more on that.”

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Moreover, Bryson looked like a totally different person at this press conference. He was modest and calm and answered everything with clarity. The 28-year-old seemed mature and patient, which is not usually the case with him. Hopefully, this positive attitude channels around the entire American team which would massively help them in the Ryder Cup. 

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Meanwhile, the 2021 Ryder Cup is all set to begin on September 24 at Whistling Straits, where the Team USA will lock horns against Team Europe to fight for the prestigious trophy.  

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Amey Kulkarni

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Amey Kulkarni is a Golf writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his Bachelor’s degree in mass media. Before joining EssentiallySports he used to write articles on Golf and Cricket on his personal blog cricgolf.

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