‘A Cheat and a Liar’: Golf World Attacks Patrick Reed Over Latest Revelation

Published 09/23/2022, 5:30 AM EDT
May 29, 2022; Fort Worth, Texas, USA; Patrick Reed plays his shot from the sixth tee during the final round of the Charles Schwab Challenge golf tournament. Mandatory Credit: Raymond Carlin III-USA TODAY Sports

Masters Champion, Patrick Reed has recently become the hot topic for the limelight since he joined LIV Golf. The reason he joined LIV was that he wanted to play less golf. However, that does not seem to be the case. Many social media users were of the opinion, the golfer did the opposite of what he said.

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He is going viral on Twitter after the truth was revealed, and fans were unhappy about it. Twitter users had a lot to say. They felt he did not stick to his word.

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What did Patrick Reed claim?

‘SkySports’ news reporter Jamie Weir recently tweeted about Patrick Reed playing five weeks in a row. Reed claimed he was joining LIV because of its short format.

With fewer matches, Reed planned on spending more time with his family. Therefore, he joined LIV to escape the PGA Tour’s long format. Even though he claimed to play less, he recently entered the fifth tournament in a row. Thus, people questioned this.

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The LIV Golf team is pumped for next week, as they’ll be competing in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland. Reed is also part of it, and this will be his third DP World Tour appearance within a few weeks. He has just been added to the entry list for the $5 million pro-am competition. The event will occur at St Andrews, Carnoustie, and Kingsbarns golf courses.

Golf fans: Their reactions toward Reed

After the revelation of the truth, golf fans raised questions. They did not like that his actions did not match his previous words. Even though he wanted to play less, he has been playing for weeks in a row.

Several people called him a ‘liar’ and expressed their unhappiness.

Social media users had several things to say.

People also made sarcastic comments.

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Thus, fans were not kind. Regardless, it will be interesting to see his upcoming performance.

Before joining LIV Golf, Reed played BMW PGA Championship held on September 8-11. He finished with T5. Currently, he is playing in the Open De France. The tournament is at Le Golf National – Albatros Course, from Sept 22–25, 2022.

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Watch this story- Did Patrick Reed Really Cheat at Tiger Woods’ Tournament? Here Are 2 Sides of the Story.

What are your thoughts on this? Do you agree with how the fans reacted online? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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Saumya Yashawant

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A Commerce graduate who turned her passion into her profession, Saumya is a Golf writer at Essentially Sports. Having developed the love for the sport at a very young age, she watched Tiger Woods and caught inspiration from his legacy early on. Apart from Woods, she shares great admiration for her country's players like Vishwanathan Anand and Neeraj Chopra.

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