Brooks Koepka continues war of words with Brandel Chamblee

Brooks Koepka Chamblee

Brooks Koepka has elaborated on why he decided to escalate his feud with Brandel Chamblee, saying: “A picture’s worth a thousand words.”

Koepka, 29, responded to comments made by Chamblee in a podcast last week – in which he said only Dustin Johnson and Rory McIlroy are capable of challenging Tiger Woods as the world’s best golfer – by tweeting a picture of a Golf Channel analyst with a clown nose superimposed on his face.

This came hot on the heels of their Masters fall-out, where Chamblee described Koepka’s decision to lose weight for a rumoured magazine photoshoot as the “most reckless self-sabotage that I have ever seen by an athlete in their prime”.

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Talking to Golf.com in the wake of his ‘clown’ tweet, Koepka explained why he chose to bite back at Chamblee’s perceived slight. 

Brandel Chamblee

“He’s done it a lot, he’s always got an opinion on something,” said the three-time major champion. “I don’t really respond too much. I know he said a bunch of things at Augusta and I never responded, that’s not really my style.

“But there comes a point where you just don’t care, and like I said, a picture’s worth more than a thousand words.”

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Koepka added that it wasn’t he who did the photoshopping.

“I’ve got a group text with a bunch of buddies, there’s about 12 of them. I don’t know who sent it, one of ‘em sent it, I thought it was pretty funny.

“I sent them the whatever, the tweet, and that was the first one they sent, and I just went with it.”

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