PGA chief executive Seth Waugh has apologised after the raucous crowd scenes that marked the climax of Phil Mickelson’s PGA Championship victory at Kiawah Island the day before.
In a statement, Waugh said the PGA had apologised to both Mickelson and Brooks Koepka after they were mobbed by fans as they headed up the 18th fairway on the Ocean Course.
Mickelson later described the chaotic scenes as “unnerving but incredible,” but Koepka was unimpressed after complaining of being “dinged” by spectators.
“It would have been cool if I didn’t have a knee injury and got dinged a few times in the knee in that crowd” because no one cared, Koepka said.
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“It’s cool for Phil but getting dinged a few times isn’t exactly my idea of fun.” Waugh said Monday that tournament security…