Brooks Koepka: World number one dismisses notion of McIlroy rivalry

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World number one Brooks Koepka has disregarded the idea he has a competition with Rory McIlroy.
The nearest challenger at the world ranks of koepka, whose, pointed out that the Northern Irishman has not won a major since the American joined the PGA Tour in 2015.
Im not looking at anybody behind me. Im number one in the world, he explained.
Ive got open street in front of me Im not looking in the rearview mirror, so that I dont see it like a rivalry.
I have been out here for, what, five decades. Rory has not won a major because I have been on the PGA Tour.
29, koepka, spoke on the eve of this CJ Cup PGA Tour event that starts in South Korea on Thursday.
You know whether the lovers do [call it a competition ], then that is on them also it might be interesting, added the world number one, that equalled McIlroys tally of four significant wins by successfully defending his US PGA Championship in May.
McIlroys last major triumph came at precisely exactly the exact identical place in 2014 but hed win the Fedex Cup title of the PGA Tour and was also named player of the year by his own PGA Tour professionals.
Look I adore Rory he is a terrific player and he is fun to see, but it is simply tough to think there is a competition in golf. I simply dont see it, lasted Koepka.
McIlroy, 30, asserted he employed a competition mentality to see the American off in the season-ending Tour Championship .
Koepka had outplayed McIlroy to acquire the World Golf Championship event in Memphis along with the Northern Irishman said that he was determined to avenge that defeat at the PGA Tour finale.
He Koepka talked about trying to be the dominant player in the sport… and I thoughtHe is going to have to go through me first, said McIlroy following his East Lake triumph.
If that is both of our mentalities going forward, I think that is very good for the game
Along with successfully defending the US PGA title, Koepka shared fourth place with McIlroys best leading conclusion in 2019, in the Open Championship and was likewise runner-up at the Masters and US Open a eighth spot.
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