Brooks Koepka He is one of the most successful players in the LIV Golf League. The former PGA Tour player won his first-ever major title in 2017 at the US Open. However, the tournament was in the news for another reason related to Koepka. It was about a controversial incident related to his relationship with his wife, Gina Sims.

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The infamous incident of Brooks Koepka’s wife Gina Sims at the 2017 US Open

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Brooks Koepka recently married the woman he had been dating for many years, Jenna Sims. The Sims have been very supportive of Koepka throughout his career and the two dated for a long time before they finally said their promises. However, there was a slight misinterpretation of their relationship in 2017 during the US Open when commentator Joe Buck made a mistake.

March 26, 2022; Austin, Texas, USA; Brooks Koepka kicks off on the sixth hole during the fourth round of the World Golf Championships – Dell Technologies Match Play Golf Championship. Mandatory credit: Erich Schlegel-USA TODAY Sports

Apparently, Buck referred to Jena Sims as Koepka’s old girlfriend, Becky Edwards, at the time. The news sparked a huge controversy between the couple, giving both of them a tough time to put up with. However, when Sims was asked how she handled the incident, she explained what happened to her.

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“My phone is lit,” Sims said. She said her friends and family started texting her and asking if everything was okay between the two of them. she said, “I was like, ‘It’s okay, life goes on. We’re fine. It was an unintended mistake.'”

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To avoid the controversy caused by the accident, Sims said, “We kind of ran away from it. We were in our little Vegas party partying. So we didn’t really have to experience what the media blew up.”

How does Sims feel about her life with Brooks Koepka and his career?

When asked how her life on tour was, Sims said it was fun! She mentioned how she was lucky not to have a 9-5 job and could support her husband quite often.

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“I would love to be able to support Brooks and watch him because he is so talented. So fun to watch.” Sims said. After the accident, Sims began to accompany the golfer more than she used to. Now, fortunately, Buck and the others are not confused about who Koepka’s life partner is.

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