Kevin Na prepared for back-to-back wins? Perhaps not at PGA West
LA QUINTA, Calif. – Three days after gathering his fifth PGA Tour title, Kevin Na was requested if PGA West, web site of this week’s American Specific, was a very good match for him.
“Nah,” he mentioned with fun. “You may interpret that the way you need.”
Na has performed the Palm Springs occasion 15 instances with only a single top-5 end, a report that at the very least partially defined his response and why he joined the dialog Kevin Kisner began final week on the Sony Open when Kisner was requested if he may win anyplace.
“Most likely not. I am not going to win at Bethpage Black or Torrey Pines,” Kisner mentioned earlier than being requested why he would play these programs if he didn’t really feel like he may win. “As a result of they provide away some huge cash for 20th [place].”
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In a refined and lighthearted jab at Kisner, Brooks Koepka was requested by Golf Channel’s George Savaricas at The American Specific what would make this week profitable?
“Win,” he mentioned with a smile. “I am not right here to complete T-20, although I’ve heard that pays fairly nicely.”
Requested if there are programs the place he doesn’t really feel he can compete, Na, who ranks 191st on the PGA Tour in driving distance, joined the enjoyable: “Kisner stole my reply. And Brooks, too. There’s some nice solutions.”
Na did, nevertheless, echo Kisner’s ideas that there are programs on Tour which can be merely out of attain for the mid- to short-hitters.
“Torrey Pines or one thing like Bethpage Black is one other story, like East Lake, I really feel like that is a troublesome one for me,” Na mentioned. “There’s some programs that I do not really feel good at.”