called out on Tuesday for the Spaniard’s behavior at the Saudi International.
“It’s frustrating as a player to see, to act like that, to disrespect everybody,” Koepka said on the “Playing Through” podcast, according to co-host. “To act like a child out there is not cool. It’s not setting a good example and it’s not cool to us, showing us no respect or anybody else.”
Garcia was disqualified from this past weekend’s event for deliberately damaging multiple greens. The 39-year-old apologized andfor his actions. Koepka said there were no issues with the course that might have triggered Garcia’s actions.
“That’s just Sergio acting like a child,” he reiterated. “It’s unfortunate that he’s got to do that and complain. Everybody’s got to play the same golf course. I didn’t play very good, but you didn’t really see anybody else doing that. You’re 40 years old so you gotta grow up eventually.”
won the event by two strokes with a final-round 67.
“Dustin didn’t have a problem with (the course),” Koepka pointed out.
Koepka was playing two groups in front of Garcia but didn’t know what happened until afterward, according to Wacker.
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