Miguel Angel Jimenez versus Keegan Bradley is the gift that keeps on giving.
Two weeks after his run-in with Bradley and his caddie at the WGC-Match Play, Jimenez is still answering questions about the altercation.
“As a playing competitor, you need to give explanation or the referee give an explanation,” Jimenez said in a press conference. “I say, ‘OK, to me is it normal, the two clubs?’ I’m trying to, I never can. I start to finish a sentence but he says please give me a favor and go to your ball. That’s what he said the second time, and I said no. Then his caddie started talking.”
Jimenez and Bradley were shown getting into a heated conversation during their match on Friday of the WGC-Match Play regarding a drop Bradley was taking on the final hole.
“He tell me in my face, ‘You never tell my caddie to shut up.’ Of course, I don’t have to tell that, you have to tell that,” Jimenez said. “I think that we need to have respect to everyone. If I go there and demand that information, just give me the information. Simple. If you don’t want to give me it, then let the referee give me it. My thing is we need to be honest with each other, and be professional as we are. It’s not about a rule anymore. It’s about the attitude.”
Last week at the Players Championship, Bradley admitted he got “schooled” by Jimenez.