Paige Spiranac aims ‘miserable’ dig at Koepka’s LIV Golf move and drags in rival

If there's anything Instagram sensation Paige Spiranac does well, it's golf and gaining attention through her social media content.

But the former college star has once again proved herself adept in another area: getting under the skin of Bryson DeChambeau at any given opportunity. And this time, it's Brooks Koepka's reported decision to join DeChambeau's defection to the LIV Golf Invitational Series that's revived the rivalry.

The Telegraph reported on Tuesday that Koepka will follow brother Chase, as well as the likes of Phil Mickelson, Dustin Johnson and Patrick Reed into the Saudi-funded rival league. Spiranac used the opportunity to suggest Koepka's departure from the PGA means a more difficult run for DeChambeau in the new competition.

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"Brooks Koepka going to LIV is not surprising," she wrote on Twitter in reaction to reports suggesting the four-time major champion was set to quit the PGA Tour. "He’s said he only cares about majors and finding new ways to make Bryson’s life miserable."

It's far from the first time Spiranac has jabbed at the 2020 U.S. Open-winner in front of her adoring fans. The 29-year-old poked fun shortly before DeChambeau missed the cut at this year's Masters and referenced his 2020 comments, joking: “Remember when Bryson called Augusta National a par 67. Good times."

In 2021, Spiranac said she "can respect Bryson and still find him annoying" following DeChambeau's comments after his Arnold Palmer Invitational win. "He just comes off disingenuous at times,” she added, referring to DeChambeau's thanks towards sponsors and Tiger Woods in the aftermath.

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DeChambeau won the U.S. Open in 2020 soon after tying for fourth at the PGA Championship, but the Californian has otherwise failed to finish inside the top 10 in his 21 other major appearances. The 28-year-old is expected to make his LIV Golf Invitational Series debut in the competition's second event at Pumpkin Ridge in Portland, which starts on June 30.

Koepka, on the other hand, has been a monolith at majors down the years and placed 10th or higher in 16 of his last 27 appearances in the 'Big Four'. The former Florida State star has even faced criticism for not caring enough about non-major events in the past and told Golf Digest last year that he was "going to catch" up to Tiger Woods' tally of 15 major titles.

That objective could well be disrupted depending on how the major tournaments decide to deal with LIV Golf rebels in the coming months and years. One thing Spiranac feels certain, however, is that DeChambeau will have a harder time thriving in the new competition with Koepka around.


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