Brooks Koepka withdrew from the 2021 tour Championship on Saturday with wrist damage. Koepka modified into 3 over on the day and close to the lowest of the 30-golfer leaderboard at East Lake golfing membership.
It regarded that Koepka injured his wrist on a specific shot throughout his third spherical on Saturday wherein he hit a root, which you could see right here.
That is interesting for multiple reasons. Even though Koepka had no shot of winning the fit (he changed into 18 strokes right down to Patrick Cantlay at the same time as he withdrew).
there is although a ton of cash at stake. The ultimate area gets $395,000 at the excursion Championship, and the tenth is more than double that.
The top 8 all acquire a minimum of $1 million. Koepka will receive that $395,000 test due to the fact he withdrew and completed it very last.
The second purpose is that the Ryder Cup, which Koepka routinely qualified for on the U.S. Aspect, is in 3 weeks. Koepka regarded unperturbed with the aid of the incident and honestly taking precautions for what’s ahead.
“the same wrist I had problems with decrease back in ’17, ’18, so just making sure it’s far all appropriate,” said Koepka.
Injuries have grown to be a subject with Koepka. His wrist harm in 2018 stored him out of that three hundred and sixty-five days’ Masters, which Patrick Reed went straight away to win.
He moreover overlooked sports at diverse factors in time because of a left knee that bothered him in some unspecified time in the future of 2019 and feature emerge as reinjured on the surrender of that calendar twelve months.
stated in February 2020 that his knee may additionally moreover in no manner be equal over again.
He ignored the stop of remaining yr’s FedEx Cup Playoffs and the 2020 U.S. Open at Winged Foot with accidents. These three hundred and sixty-five days.
it modified right into a unique knee that knocked him out of the game fanatics Championship and almost out of the Masters and pops up occasionally due to the fact then.
Koepka is slated to play a $250,000 charity in shape subsequent week towards Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy at Liberty countrywide golfing club.
Koepka grows to be presupposed to be playing left-surpassed but that looks now not going to appear at this issue.
Captain’s alternatives for the 2020 Ryder Cup may be brought Wednesday.
On the equal time as it is doubtful that any desire can be made with the aid of then (if there may be even any decision to make).
that might be the subsequent time we get an replacement at the state of Koepka’s health.
The U.S. Might also want to characteristic game enthusiasts up until the fits in three weeks relying on how Koepka feels.
He completed on both the 2016 U.S. Group, which was received at Hazeltine and the 2018 U.S. Crew, which is out of vicinity in Paris.