Golfer Brooks Koepka reveals he's never had coffee, hot chocolate or any hot drink.
1. Brooks Koepka finished second at the U.S. Open over the weekend, but that is not nearly as important as the revelation dropped by the golfer on Saturday.
During an interview with FOX's Joel Klatt, Koepka divulged that he has NEVER had a hot beverage in his entire life. No coffee. No hot chocolate. Nothing. In 29 years on the face of this earth.
OK, Koepka's excuse that he's from Florida just doesn't wash. In December, January and February, temperatures in the Sunshine State drop into the 40s. Plus, the guy travels all over the world for his job. He's been in cold places many times.
Listen, to each his own. Everyone should be able to enjoy or not enjoy any food or drink they want without being shamed. But I feel bad that Koepka has never had that comforting and tingling feeling when you take that first sip of a hot drink on a cold morning.
As weird as Koepka's revelation was, it was only the second-most bizarre food/drink item from the sports weekend.
2. This guy can get so many freebies in Toronto these days.
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