Rivals DeChambeau, Koepka to face off in The Match


Oct 5 (Reuters) – Americans Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka will renew their fierce rivalry in Las Vegas subsequent month, dealing with off in The Match, a 12-hole, head-to-head occasion on the Wynn Golf Course.

The main winners put aside their long-standing feud to assist the United States overcome Europe on the Ryder Cup final week after months of hostilities, even exchanging a hug at their group’s victory press convention. learn extra

But their Las Vegas showdown set for Nov. 26 – the day after Thanksgiving – might reignite aggressive tensions between 2020 U.S. Open winner DeChambeau and four-time main winner Koepka, who’re ranked seventh and ninth on the planet respectively.

The 28-year-old DeChambeau received the latest iteration of The Match, becoming a member of forces with reigning NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers to defeat seven-time Super Bowl winner Tom Brady and six-time main winner Phil Mickelson in July. learn extra

Reporting by Amy Tennery in New York; Editing by Ken Ferris

Golf - The 2020 Ryder Cup - Whistling Straits, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, U.S. - September 23, 2021 Team USA's Brooks Koepka and Team USA's Bryson DeChambeau during the opening ceremony REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo