U.S. Captain Steve Sticker Reveals Ryder Cup Plans for Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau

Published 09/21/2021, 1:00 PM EDT
Aug 19, 2021; Jersey City, New Jersey, USA; Bryson DeChambeau watches his approach shot on the 17th hole during the first round of The Northern Trust golf tournament at the Liberty National Golf Club. Mandatory Credit: Mark Konezny-USA TODAY Sports


Team USA is all set to compete against Europe in the upcoming Ryder Cup, which is just a couple of days away. Meanwhile, the Ryder Cup was initially scheduled for 2020 but was postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Furthermore, Europe has had a good track record in the last few years and will be hopeful of something similar. While team USA will look to get the trophy back to their country. 

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Meanwhile, both the teams have arrived at the venue and have started practicing. Furthermore, the U.S. team skipper Steve Stricker addressed the Brooks-Bryson rivalry to the media. 

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Steve Stricker reveals his Ryder Cup plan for Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka’s rivalry 

Aug 8, 2021; Memphis, Tennessee, USA; Bryson DeChambeau reacts after a bogey putt on the sixth hole during the final round of the WGC FedEx St. Jude Invitational golf tournament at TPC Southwind. Mandatory Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports

The team U.S. skipper, Steve Stricker, talked to the media on Monday and enlightened everyone about the Brooks and Bryson feud. “It’s not an issue really for me or the team,” Stricker said. “We got together a few weeks ago, the six of us. I’ve had conversations with them both. They’ve assured me that it’s not going to be an issue. Yeah, so I have no worries whatsoever.”

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Meanwhile, even though he denied the rumors about pairing these two players together, Stricker said things could change, and anything can happen. “Will we pair them together? I don’t think so at this point. But things could change could always happen but, you know, probably not. But again, I had dinner, they all showed up. We had great conversations, great talks. So I really I’m not seeing it as an issue at all.”

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Meanwhile, the feud between Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka has been a talking point since the 2021 PGA Championship. Brooks was giving an interview when Bryson walked behind him, whispering few things. Koepka rolled his eyes in frustration, and this clip went viral on all social media platforms. 

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However, Bryson DeChambeau’s coach Mike Schy recently revealed that Bryson wants to end the feud with his Ryder Cup teammate Brooks Koepka. So, it will be interesting to see how these two players go ahead in the Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits.  

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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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