Bryson DeChambeau & Brooks Koepka Feud Causes Spree Of Bets On Europe To Win Ryder Cup

It looks like the feud between Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka has shaken up the betting markets for the Ryder Cup
Sam Eaton
Thu, May 27, 10:50 AM EDT

Bryson DeChambeau & Brooks Koepka Hatred Causes Ryder Cup Betting Spree

Any normal year the USA Ryder Cup team would be absolutely delighted that Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka are both fit and in-form ahead of a Ryder Cup summer. However, as Phil Mickelson proved last weekend, this is no normal year…

For anyone who follows golf it was easy to see that Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka wouldn’t be the best of mates. The pair have a very different view on golf and life in general, however, the level of hatred between the duo wasn’t expected.

A social media clip appeared earlier this week which showed Brooks Koepka clearly fuming at a cheap comment made by Byrson DeChambeau during an interview.
 

If you haven’t seen it, where have you been…but the clip is below. If you can’t quite hear it. Brooks Koepka said, “I felt it difficult to read sometimes” when talking about putting at the PGA Championship. Bryson DeChambeau was walking behind the interview at the time and muttered: “Just gotta start it on the right line."

The feud carried on via Twitter after it was announced Bryson DeChambeau would be taking part in The Match against Phil Mickelson. The Twitter row had sparked various other hilarious replied from fellow PGA Tour players.

Anyway, the row is intriguing for all fellow golf fans, but is causing headaches for Ryder Cup captain, Steve Striker. One of the key ingredients to Ryder Cup success is a happy team, however, this appears to be impossible if the USA pick Bryson and Brooks, let alone Patrick Reed.

Since the feud between Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka split out to Twitter, 64% of bets in the Ryder Cup odds market have been on Europe.

Online sports bettors haven’t waited about to back against this unhappy camp. On paper you’d argue that USA have the stronger and more in-form Ryder Cup team, and the odds market also suggest this. However, that’s not put off thousands of bettors.

Ryder Cup Odds

Below are the latest Ryder Cup odds.

Team

Ryder Cup Odds

USA

-137

Europe

+175

Draw

+1200

The latest Ryder Cup odds could change rapidly if this feud between Bryson DeChambua and Brooks Koepka continues to escalate.

Why Do Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka hate each other?

The feud between Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka has been boiling for a while, but really came into light this week with the following clip:

 

The feud then escalated when Bryson DeChambeau announced The Match against Phil Mickelson. The announcement prompted Brooks to tweet:

 

Which sparked a splurge of insults. Bryson responded with the following tweet:

 

But this wasn’t the end of it, Brooks response was a classic:

 

Bryson DeChameau vs Brooks Koepka Feud: PGA Tours Reaction

Despite the golfing world installing new rewards for players active on social media, they would have hated this exchange between two of their biggest assets.

However, fellow PGA Tour stars loved the exchange and couldn’t resist getting involved, here are a few of the best responses:

 

 

 

 

Ryder Cup Teams: Will Bryson DeChambeau & Brooks Koepka Play At The Ryder Cup

There’s a very strong possibility that both Bryson DeChambeau and Brooks Koepka qualify for the Ryder Cup team automatically.

Below you will find our Ryder Cup predictions on who will play for both teams. These are based on the current rankings, and our own picks.

Who do you think should be favorite in the 2021 Ryder Cup odds market based on these?

USA Ryder Cup Predicted Team

1. Dustin Johnson

2. Bryson DeChambeau

3. Justin Thomas

4. Brooks Koepka

5. Collin Morikawa

6. Patrick Reed

7. Jordan Spieth

8. Tony Finau

9. Daniel Berger

10. Kevin Kisner

11. Phil Mickelson

Latest odds for the USA to win the Ryder Cup: -137

Europe Ryder Cup Predicited Team

1. Jon Rahm

2. Tommy Fleetwood

3. Tyrrell Hatton

4. Rory McIlroy

5. Paul Casey

6. Matthew Fitzpatrick

7. Victor Perez

8. Robert MacIntyre

9. Shane Lowry

10. Lee Westwood

11. Justin Rose

12. Viktor Hovland

Latest odds for the Europe to win the Ryder Cup: +175

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