After devoting the Northern Irishman he hasn’t won a major in five 32, any hint of a rivalry has shut down between him and Rory McIlroy.
McIlroy was a four-time significant winner when Koepka became a full PGA Tour member in 2014, although has failed to add that Koepka has won both PGA Championship and the US Open twice.
Three wins were both registered by the set during their season, the American does not see any sort of direct contest between both, although at which McIlroy pipped Koepka to PGA Tour player of the year after winning the FedExCup for the next time.
Ahead of his title defence in the CJ Cup,” Koepka told AFP:”I’ve been out here for, what, five years. Since I’ve been on the PGA Tour rory hasn’t won a major. So I simply don’t see it.
“I’m not looking at anyone behind me. I am No 1 in the whole world. I’ve got open road in front of me I’m not appearing in the rear-view mirror. You know if the fans do [call it a rivalry]that’s on them and it may be entertaining.
“Look I love Rory he’s a terrific player and he’s fun to watch, but it’s simply hard to believe there’s a rivalry in golf. I simply don’t see it”
Koepka got the greater of McIlroy to acquire against the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational at July, when both were at the last pairing, until McIlroy gained revenge by winning the Tour Championship and its $15m jackpot.
The tournament is your WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai from October.
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