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Brooks Koepka Feels Slighted... But he doesn't care... But he'll remember


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#31 imakaveli

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Posted 20 September 2018 - 10:19 AM

View Postnew2g0lf, on 20 September 2018 - 08:05 AM, said:

Koepka is a great golfer who hasn't figured out the power and importance of marketing himself.  In this "look at me" era of social media, you have to self promote, give the press some meat to run with or else you get ignored.  He wants to define the terms of his relationship with the media, as Tiger did, but he's not Tiger.  DJ isn't all that exciting an interview either but the media will throw in some Paulina questions to make it worth their while.

Maybe he values Majors more than instagram followers.


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Posted 20 September 2018 - 10:25 AM

Itís definitely strange they didnít request him in the media tent. However, heís a big dumb meat head that historically doesnít give great interviews. They have gotten better in the past year though, and heís the player of the year, so his POV makes sense.

*I was watching the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine last night, then looked up some videos of him winning at Erin Hills, and itís insane how much bigger heís gotten.
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Posted 20 September 2018 - 10:36 AM

You guys need to read the article. He didnít say he doesnít care. He said ď Iím starting to care less ď.  

I hope he wins ( if tiger doesnít ) and doesnít do an interview.
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Posted 20 September 2018 - 10:40 AM

If he keeps winning, he should probably hire a PR person to help him with his interviews. Even if he says he doesn't care, he's missing out on a lot of endorsement opportunites by being the way he is. I'm not saying he's wrong or anything but every sports figure has a timetable for when he/she has a chance to make money. I'd try to maximize my endorsements as much as possible

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Posted 20 September 2018 - 10:42 AM

View Postbladehunter, on 20 September 2018 - 10:36 AM, said:

You guys need to read the article. He didn't say he doesn't care. He said " I'm starting to care less ".  

I hope he wins ( if tiger doesn't ) and doesn't do an interview.
I've got nothing against the guy.  What he achieved was quite the accomplishment.  But he's learning that the press is not necessarily your friend.  They'll stab in the neck faster than anyone if they smell blood in the water for a story.  But he does have an obvious chip on his shoulder.  And I'm fine with that for him to use as fuel.  The shelf-life is short in this game.  Success, as we all know, is not guaranteed.

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Posted 20 September 2018 - 10:47 AM

View Posttbowles411, on 20 September 2018 - 10:42 AM, said:

View Postbladehunter, on 20 September 2018 - 10:36 AM, said:

You guys need to read the article. He didn't say he doesn't care. He said " I'm starting to care less ".  

I hope he wins ( if tiger doesn't ) and doesn't do an interview.
I've got nothing against the guy.  What he achieved was quite the accomplishment.  But he's learning that the press is not necessarily your friend.  They'll stab in the neck faster than anyone if they smell blood in the water for a story.  But he does have an obvious chip on his shoulder.  And I'm fine with that for him to use as fuel.  The shelf-life is short in this game.  Success, as we all know, is not guaranteed.

Oh I agree. Just watch the interviews with that twit who stalked tiger and earl for years.  I forget his name. But the one who acted as if tiger needed him somehow.  All the while he literally made his living trying to stir the pot and paint earl and tiger in the worse light he could.  ( they didnít need any help I know ).  

I detest people like that.  Digging to find personal dirt and heresay aboot personal interactions to report on isnt reporting the news. Itís helping make it up as you go.

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Posted 20 September 2018 - 10:49 AM

What a savage:

ďYouíve got guys who will kiss up, and Iím not gonna kiss up,Ē Koepka said. ďI donít need to kiss anyoneís butt. Iím here to play golf. Iím not here to do anything else. A lot of guys are known for the stuff they do off the golf course and who they like to hang around. Itís pretty obvious whoís doing that and who isnít. I donít need to bend over backwards to be friends with anyone [in the media], but certain guys do that because they want their names written. Iíd rather be written about because of my play.

He isnít a sellout and is surprised the lack of Tour PR and the media interest in him...

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Posted 20 September 2018 - 10:49 AM

View Postbladehunter, on 20 September 2018 - 10:47 AM, said:

View Posttbowles411, on 20 September 2018 - 10:42 AM, said:

View Postbladehunter, on 20 September 2018 - 10:36 AM, said:

You guys need to read the article. He didn't say he doesn't care. He said " I'm starting to care less ".  

I hope he wins ( if tiger doesn't ) and doesn't do an interview.
I've got nothing against the guy.  What he achieved was quite the accomplishment.  But he's learning that the press is not necessarily your friend.  They'll stab in the neck faster than anyone if they smell blood in the water for a story.  But he does have an obvious chip on his shoulder.  And I'm fine with that for him to use as fuel.  The shelf-life is short in this game.  Success, as we all know, is not guaranteed.

Oh I agree. Just watch the interviews with that twit who stalked tiger and earl for years.  I forget his name. But the one who acted as if tiger needed him somehow.  All the while he literally made his living trying to stir the pot and paint earl and tiger in the worse light he could.  ( they didn't need any help I know ).  

I detest people like that.  Digging to find personal dirt and heresay aboot personal interactions to report on isnt reporting the news. It's helping make it up as you go.
I think that would be the "legendary" John Feinstein.

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Posted 20 September 2018 - 10:51 AM

View Posttbowles411, on 20 September 2018 - 10:49 AM, said:

View Postbladehunter, on 20 September 2018 - 10:47 AM, said:

View Posttbowles411, on 20 September 2018 - 10:42 AM, said:

View Postbladehunter, on 20 September 2018 - 10:36 AM, said:

You guys need to read the article. He didn't say he doesn't care. He said " I'm starting to care less ".  

I hope he wins ( if tiger doesn't ) and doesn't do an interview.
I've got nothing against the guy.  What he achieved was quite the accomplishment.  But he's learning that the press is not necessarily your friend.  They'll stab in the neck faster than anyone if they smell blood in the water for a story.  But he does have an obvious chip on his shoulder.  And I'm fine with that for him to use as fuel.  The shelf-life is short in this game.  Success, as we all know, is not guaranteed.

Oh I agree. Just watch the interviews with that twit who stalked tiger and earl for years.  I forget his name. But the one who acted as if tiger needed him somehow.  All the while he literally made his living trying to stir the pot and paint earl and tiger in the worse light he could.  ( they didn't need any help I know ).  

I detest people like that.  Digging to find personal dirt and heresay aboot personal interactions to report on isnt reporting the news. It's helping make it up as you go.
That would be the "legendary" John Feinstein.

Bingo!  Thatís the guy.  Heís who I think of when I think media.  No possible way to want to interact with that.
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Posted 20 September 2018 - 10:51 AM

While BK has achieved a lot in winning 3 majors in a short period of time, if he wants the attention he should just continue to win. They will be fawning over him whether he likes it or not. Issue solved.

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Posted 20 September 2018 - 10:58 AM

View PostMathwiz, on 20 September 2018 - 10:51 AM, said:

While BK has achieved a lot in winning 3 majors in a short period of time, if he wants the attention he should just continue to win. They will be fawning over him whether he likes it or not. Issue solved.

I agree 6-7 majors will bring the cash on autopilot.  And no butt kissing inbetween. Head down and. Go.
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Posted 20 September 2018 - 11:51 AM

View Posttocino, on 20 September 2018 - 10:40 AM, said:

If he keeps winning, he should probably hire a PR person to help him with his interviews. Even if he says he doesn't care, he's missing out on a lot of endorsement opportunites by being the way he is. I'm not saying he's wrong or anything but every sports figure has a timetable for when he/she has a chance to make money. I'd try to maximize my endorsements as much as possible

Seems like his "I don't care" or "I care less" approach adds to his "I'm a bit of a bad A" mantra so I'm not even sure if he's interested in marketing outside of beer commercials.

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Posted 20 September 2018 - 11:55 AM

To cool for school 'eh Brooks?  Except when you raise your hand in class and ask the teacher why he/she never calls on you?  

He cares, just doesn't want anyone to think he does!

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Posted 20 September 2018 - 12:20 PM

Of course he cares but his ego will not let him show it . Winning is only half job of being a professional golfer , you have  to be good at marketing yourself as well . Unfortunately Brooks is not smart enough to get it.

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Posted 20 September 2018 - 01:16 PM

Lol at all the people saying he isnít smart enough.  Well.  He worked his way to where he is through unusual Chanelís.  And heís a millionaire who plays a ball and stick game for a living.  We all paying to watch him.  And thumb typing about him on our phones.  Hmmm. Whoís the smart one?

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Posted 20 September 2018 - 01:41 PM

View Postmosesgolf, on 20 September 2018 - 01:12 AM, said:

I wonder who BK took a shot st with the arse kissers. :)
3 majors in 2 years and no respect.  SMH
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Posted 20 September 2018 - 03:27 PM

View Postmosesgolf, on 20 September 2018 - 01:12 AM, said:

I wonder who BK took a shot st with the arse kissers. :)
3 majors in 2 years and no respect.  SMH

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BK seems to have a massive chip on his shoulder.

I think he's a very watchable talent but he doesn't seem to give much of himself away from the course.  Maybe that's why the media seem less interested in him than they should be?

Which is hilarious because he has said during countless interviews that golf is boring to him, he plays it to pay the bills and wishes he wouldve played baseball instead. I mean, why would the media want to talk with this guy? I am a huge fan of his and think he has a great game, but cmon now this is mostly on his "i dont care" attitude.
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Posted 20 September 2018 - 04:14 PM

as long as someone tells him - when he uses it (he didn't use it in his current quote) - it's "couldn't care less", not "could care less" ...

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Posted 20 September 2018 - 04:47 PM

Why do people say heís got a chip on his shoulder? IStanding pretty close to him at St Jude couple years ago in front of clubhouse after his round. He was very gracious to have some pics made with some fans when approached. Heís a modern day Duff, working mans golfer, who just happens to have some accolades to go along with it!!! Just goes about his business and kissing no ^^^.

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Posted 20 September 2018 - 04:55 PM

View Postgunmetal, on 20 September 2018 - 12:03 AM, said:

https://www.golfdige...-and-he-noticed

The guy doesn't ever seem interested in doing interviews and the few I've seen aren't all that captivating. I'm sure it's a little frustrating not getting the attention that others are getting given the season he's had, but be a little more interested and engaging maybe.

This statement from him seems like he's having a tough time how to process the whole thing...

"Sometimes it does suck, but I've started to care less. Come Sunday, I won't forget it when everyone wants to talk to me because I just won. I don't forget things."

If he really doesn't care he should keep his mouth shut.  Sounds like sour grapes.


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Posted 20 September 2018 - 04:56 PM

The media wants "drama" and train wrecks.  They don't enjoy those who just go about their business as a professional.  Would be interesting to see everyone's list of those who do "captivating interviews".

We see this in all sports.  Koepka should continue as himself and ignore them, if they don't show interest

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Posted 20 September 2018 - 05:03 PM

View PostCircaflex, on 20 September 2018 - 03:27 PM, said:

View Postmosesgolf, on 20 September 2018 - 01:12 AM, said:

I wonder who BK took a shot st with the arse kissers. :)
3 majors in 2 years and no respect.  SMH

View Postanth, on 20 September 2018 - 01:36 AM, said:

BK seems to have a massive chip on his shoulder.

I think he's a very watchable talent but he doesn't seem to give much of himself away from the course.  Maybe that's why the media seem less interested in him than they should be?

Which is hilarious because he has said during countless interviews that golf is boring to him, he plays it to pay the bills and wishes he wouldve played baseball instead. I mean, why would the media want to talk with this guy? I am a huge fan of his and think he has a great game, but cmon now this is mostly on his "i dont care" attitude.

This. BK and DJ canít cough up a correct answer to a $200 Jeopardy question and if either wonders why the media find them less than palatable, well they should ponder that amongst themselves.  For two minutes.
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Posted 20 September 2018 - 05:37 PM

View PostMattyO1984, on 20 September 2018 - 08:55 AM, said:

Brooks seems to what people to believe that he isn't bothered by the fact that the media don't want to speak to him but, members of his team and now Brooks himself, seem to be making mention of that fact that they don't want to speak him. That they were and now he is making mention of that makes me think that is bothers him more than he is letting on. Don't get me wrong, I find it amazing that there appears to be a lack of interest in speaking to a guy who has won 3 of the last 7 majors but it must bother him if it keeps getting mentioned.

For some reason Ross in Friends repeatedly saying that he is "fine" just came into my head. He kept saying that he was fine with Joey and Rachael, clearly he wasn't and clearly Brooks isn't fine with it either.

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Posted 20 September 2018 - 05:49 PM

View Postbladehunter, on 20 September 2018 - 01:16 PM, said:

Lol at all the people saying he isnít smart enough.  Well.  He worked his way to where he is through unusual Chanelís.  And heís a millionaire who plays a ball and stick game for a living.  We all paying to watch him.  And thumb typing about him on our phones.  Hmmm. Whoís the smart one?

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Posted 21 September 2018 - 07:33 PM

Ya get what ya give.  That pic of him in the article kills me.


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Posted 21 September 2018 - 07:43 PM

At least they are using his whole singing sentence in the beer commercial, lol.....
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Posted 21 September 2018 - 07:44 PM

View Postbladehunter, on 20 September 2018 - 10:51 AM, said:

View Posttbowles411, on 20 September 2018 - 10:49 AM, said:

View Postbladehunter, on 20 September 2018 - 10:47 AM, said:

View Posttbowles411, on 20 September 2018 - 10:42 AM, said:

View Postbladehunter, on 20 September 2018 - 10:36 AM, said:

You guys need to read the article. He didn't say he doesn't care. He said " I'm starting to care less ".  

I hope he wins ( if tiger doesn't ) and doesn't do an interview.
I've got nothing against the guy.  What he achieved was quite the accomplishment.  But he's learning that the press is not necessarily your friend.  They'll stab in the neck faster than anyone if they smell blood in the water for a story.  But he does have an obvious chip on his shoulder.  And I'm fine with that for him to use as fuel.  The shelf-life is short in this game.  Success, as we all know, is not guaranteed.

Oh I agree. Just watch the interviews with that twit who stalked tiger and earl for years.  I forget his name. But the one who acted as if tiger needed him somehow.  All the while he literally made his living trying to stir the pot and paint earl and tiger in the worse light he could.  ( they didn't need any help I know ).  

I detest people like that.  Digging to find personal dirt and heresay aboot personal interactions to report on isnt reporting the news. It's helping make it up as you go.
That would be the "legendary" John Feinstein.

Bingo!  That’s the guy.  He’s who I think of when I think media.  No possible way to want to interact with that.

Yeah,  he didn’t make a living stalking  Tiger though. Like him or not, he’s had a pretty successful career. He just felt snubbed by Tiger and seemed to let that drive him.
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Posted 21 September 2018 - 07:46 PM

I like Brooks and his game. Hes a great story on his path to the PGA tour as well. However pretty dry and seems guarded and uncomfortable with the media for the most part. He does, at this point, seem to lack charisma and charm that makes for a great interview. Hopefully he will grow into the role a bit as years go on.
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Posted 21 September 2018 - 08:26 PM

<<<Yeah,  he didn’t make a living stalking  Tiger though. Like him or not, he’s had a pretty successful career. He just felt snubbed by Tiger and seemed to let that drive him.>>>


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Posted 21 September 2018 - 08:28 PM

View PostTollBros, on 21 September 2018 - 07:46 PM, said:

I like Brooks and his game. Hes a great story on his path to the PGA tour as well. However pretty dry and seems guarded and uncomfortable with the media for the most part. He does, at this point, seem to lack charisma and charm that makes for a great interview. Hopefully he will grow into the role a bit as years go on.

yes, but i think that's ok....the modern day davis love??   not everyone has to be lee trevino, and thank goodness for that.

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