Fred Couples, a former Masters champion and fan favorite, found himself the subject of criticism on Sunday after ESPN personality Mike Greenberg took issue with his attire during the final round of the tournament.
Couples, known for his laid-back style and signature look of untucked shirts and loose-fitting slacks, appeared on the course in a similar outfit on Sunday, prompting Greenberg to take to social media to voice his displeasure.
In a tweet, Greenberg called Couples’ attire “unprofessional” and suggested that the golfer should have dressed more appropriately for the occasion. His comments quickly drew a mixed response from fans and fellow commentators, with some agreeing with Greenberg’s assessment and others defending Couples’ right to dress as he sees fit.
Couples, for his part, has long been known for his unconventional approach to golf attire and has never been one to conform to traditional dress codes. He has also been widely praised for his laid-back demeanor and approachable personality, which have endeared him to fans around the world.
While Greenberg’s comments may have sparked some controversy, they are unlikely to have any lasting impact on