Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau to face off in 12-hole edition of ‘The Match’

Brooks Koepka, 31, and Bryson DeChambeau, 28, will face off in a 12-hole match on Nov. 26 at the Wynn Golf Club in Las Vegas. The match will air the day after Thanksgiving on TNT under ‘The Match’ umbrella, which began with the Tiger Woods vs. Phil Mickelson match in November 2018. This will be the fifth edition of The Match and the first since DeChambeau and Aaron Rodgers faced off against Phil Mickelson and Tom Brady this past July.

DeChambeau and Koepka have been at odds dating back to 2019, when Koepka called out DeChambeau’s pace-of-play on a podcast appearance. Their feud peaked this summer when a video showing Koepka rolling his eyes as DeChambeau walked by him outside the clubhouse at the PGA Championship surfaced in May. In June, after spectators were ejected for calling DeChambeau “Brooksy” at the Memorial Tournament, Koepka took to social media to offer free beer to anyone who’d been kicked off the grounds for heckling DeChambeau.  However at the U.S. at the Ryder Cup, the duo seemed to get along at Whistling Straits. As part of the American team that delivered a historic 19-9 blowout, DeChambeau hinted at “something fun” that would be coming with Koepka.

Live coverage of the match-play event will feature open mics on the players during the competition, with the ability for them to talk to each other and to the commentators. The broadcast will also be simulcast on TBS, truTV and HLN starting at 4 p.m. EST.

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