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Snubbed Patrick Reed likes multiple tweets slating USA Ryder Cup captain Steve Stricker after failing to make team

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AMERICAN golfer Patrick Reed has favored tweets criticising Team USA’s Ryder Cup captain Steve Stricker for not together with him in his squad.

The 28-year-old, who received the Masters in 2018, wasn’t included within the 12-man team for the event in Wisconsin later this month.

Patrick Reed has been omitted from America’s Ryder Cup team to face Europe later this monthCredit: EPA
Team USA captain Steve Stricker has received criticism for leaving out 2018 Masters champion Reed
Team USA captain Steve Stricker has acquired criticism for leaving out 2018 Masters champion ReedCredit: Getty Images – Getty

Reed boasts a file of 7-3-2 from his three Ryder Cup outings, with Captain America successful three singles matches.

The resolution to withdraw Reed from the US team drew loads of complaints from followers, with Stricker insisting it was ‘troublesome’ to not decide him.

Stricker, 54, claimed that Reed’s battle with pneumonia final month performed a job in his choice, as he mentioned: “That was a really, very troublesome name. Kind of misplaced sleep over that one.

“He’s a tremendous competitor. He brings a lot to match-play golf. His record here at the Ryder Cup is pretty darned good. It was a very difficult call. It wasn’t an easy one.

“It was simply the uncertainty of his well being and actually the shortage of play that led to our resolution down the stretch.

“I apologised many instances to him and simply wished to make certain that he knew it was a really troublesome resolution.”


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But it seems the nine-time PGA Tour champion is feeling bitter at being omitted judging by his exercise on social media.

Reed favored one Twitter publish that learn: “@PReedGolf keep your head up high. No-one on the team is anywhere near the type of competitor that you are and can capture the type of fire that you bring. Use this as fuel!”

He favored one other remark which mentioned: “The team is not complete without @PReedGolf. Leaving Reed off roster (best American RC Record, only player with perfect singles record, etc.). They couldn’t even try to explain why at GC News Conference.”

And Reed additionally favored, earlier than unliking, a lot of posts following his shock omission.

One tweet learn: “@PReedGolf I’m so disappointed you were not selected for the Ryder Cup Team. Your energy, passion, and patriotism will be missed by the team and fans like me.”

Another person posted: “@PReedGolf Dude, you got screwed! Another Ryder Cup for the Europeans!”

Reed additionally favored a tweet that labelled Stricker as a ‘coward’, earlier than he rapidly unliked the message.

A fan account mentioned: “@stevestricker you coward! @PReedGolf ought to of been a no brainer particularly after exhibiting what America stands for over this previous few months.

“This is Captain America you just took away from us. I a, boycotting this event and it breaks my heart @stevestricker did this to our country.”

Team USA have received the Ryder Cup simply twice since 1999, with their final victory over Europe coming 5 years in the past.

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