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More golf madness: Lee Westwood on Twitter rampage

August 12, 2013|By David Wharton
  • Lee Westwood apologized for his Twitter comments.
Lee Westwood apologized for his Twitter comments. (Sam Greenwood / Getty Images )

Seems the recent PGA Championship left some golfers in a tetchy mood.

While Ian Poulter suggested using Tasers on vociferous fans, fellow UK player Lee Westwood went on a three-hour Twitter rant against the "trolls" who criticized his play.

And

Westwood began Sunday's final round within six strokes of the lead but struggled throughout the day, finishing with a 76 that left him far off the pace. He has now failed to win a major in 63 attempts.

The vitriol finally ended with Westwood writing:

He came back six hours later to offer a mea culpa.

— Lee Westwood (@WestwoodLee) August 12, 2013

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