Harold Varner III lost to Smash GC on Friday. They were unable to make it to the finals with Smash, Majesticks Cleeks and Punch.
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Varner was able to defeat four-time major winner Brooks Koepka easily in their singles match, and the loss could not be attributed solely to Varner. His teammates Turk Petit, Hudson Swafford and James Piot all lost their matches.
Varner called James Piot his young teammate after the defeat.
The 2021 U.S.A. champion was 22-years-old. The 22-year-old Amateur champion holds the Michigan State record of lowest scoring average. Varner said that Piot’s body language during the match caused injuries to his Niblicks GC teammates.
“I didn’t like the way Piot handled his situation. It doesn’t matter how much you lose, it is important to keep your head up and take it all on the chin. I was impressed by the way Turk and Hudson played. I went out to watch their last three holes, which was two or three holes. They played well. It’s as simple as that. It’s very simple .”