Brooks Koepka was caught on camera this weekend yelling at a Florida Panthers hockey game and calling Aaron Ekblad a “damn traffic cone” while holding a traffic cone himself. He also shouted “Ekblad you suck!”
The footage appears to be from the weekend’s home game in which the Panthers lost 4-3 to the New York Rangers despite an early 2-0 lead.
The traffic cone or pylon insult usually refers to a defender who is slow and easily driven past, just like a cone used during training sessions.
The clip has over 900,000 views on Zire Golf’s Instagram page and hundreds of thousands of views elsewhere and on Twitter.
Koepka bats in Event 3 of the LIV Golf League Season. He’s had a poor start to the season so far with a 31st in Mayakoba and a T29 in Tucson last time out. His Smash GC team has also placed 9th and 10th out of 12 franchises so far.
The American joined LIV Golf last June for a reported fee in excess of $100 million. The four-time Major champion won his first LIV event in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in October.
Koepka was He was rumored to have “buyer’s remorse” over his LIV Golf move Earlier this year, but has not yet commented publicly. “I hear a lot of rumors that Brooks Koepka has buyer regrets,” Alan Shipnuck said in February Ask Alan Articlewhere he answers questions from golf fans.
“The guy has one of the biggest egos in golf, and as the PGA Tour continues to garner attention with its upscale events and even the state-sanctioned TGL, Koepka needs to feel like he’s looking inside from the outside.”
Greg Norman Jr. was quick to shut those rumors down, simply replying, “No. Bs.”
The former world No. 1 has seen his world ranking slip to 111th as of today, having only competed in three official World Golf Ranking events since joining LIV last year. He missed the cut at the 150th Open ahead of a T46 at the Saudi International in February and then a missed cut at the International Series Oman the following week.
As a result of his recent Major win at the 2019 PGA Championship, Koepka still has two full years off for all four Majors. He is in the PGA Championship for life and has also earned a ten-year waiver from the US Open after successfully defending the National Open of America in 2018.
He will aim to win a Green jacket next week for the first time in his career to bring his Major tally to five. His Masters Missed Cut last year was featured in his Netflix in full swing episode, but overall he has a very good record Augusta National. He was T11 in 2017, T2 in 2019 and T7 in 2020, although he has missed the cut in each of the last two years.
Source : sports.yahoo.com