Posted August 12, 2013

Lee Westwood apologizes for early morning Twitter rant

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Lee Westwood apologized hours after a early morning Twitter rant to his followers. (Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Lee Westwood apologized after a early morning Twitter rant to his followers. (Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Golfer Lee Westwood apologized on Monday to his “sponsors and true followers” after a Twitter rant in the early morning hours following his final round at the PGA Championship on Sunday.

Just hours after he shot a 76 in the final round at Oak Hill, Westwood let loose on the Twitter world, especially those who questioned his commitment to the game.

 “Like I give a f—k what the haters say! That’s life! Some people will always be just a little bit better and work just a little bit harder,” he said.

Westwood, who finished tied for 33rd, wasn’t finished.  When someone said that he might be thin-skinned, Westwood said he didn’t care to hear from “unachieiving (sic) low life’s.”

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 “Come on you girly boy trolls! I’ve only won two million on the course this year. Need to keep me entertained a bit longer than this,” Westwood added later.


2 comments
bambam824
bambam824

But Lee will always be remembered as one of those pre-twitter, espn chatter trolls.