Koepka on rumored fight with DJ: 'We never fought, that’s not our relationship'

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Koepka on rumored fight with DJ: 'We never fought, that’s not our relationship'

2018 Ryder Cup

Koepka on rumored fight with DJ: 'We never fought, that’s not our relationship'

Brooks Koepka has dismissed reports of two separate quarrels with Ryder Cup teammate Dustin Johnson.

French newspaper L’Equipe alleged the American pair argued on the plane from Atlanta to Paris following the Tour Championship, and then a British newspaper claimed the two had to be restrained when they turned up at the European team’s celebration party on Sunday night after the U.S. lost the Ryder Cup at Le Golf National.

“This Dustin thing I just don’t get,” Koepka said on the eve of the European Tour’s Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland. “There was no fight. No argument. He is one of my best friends. We talked on the phone on Monday, so tell me how we fought?

“People like to make a story and run with it, and it is not the first time a story has come out that is not true.”

Koepka, a three-time major champion who shares instructors and a trainer with Johnson, played just one session with Johnson at the Ryder Cup. They lost to Henrik Stenson and Justin Rose in foursomes.

“The problem is you guys try to find a reason why we lost,” Koepka said. “The whole Dustin thing, it’s actually quite funny to us as we are really good friends. There was no argument, no fight, but I’m curious who would win in a fight. It would be interesting.

“We never fought, that’s not our relationship. We’re two even-keeled guys and I can’t even remember raising my voice to him or him to me in our four years of friendship.

“That’s not who we are. We’re pretty laid back and it’s just you guys trying to make something that’s not there. We supposed(ly) fought on the plane on the way over too when we were sleeping. It’s just awful.”

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