Bad boy for life

Destiny Man - - SPORTS ROUND-UP -

Newly-crowned US Masters cham­pion Pa­trick Reed is the most con­tro­ver­sial golfer ever to don the fa­bled green jacket – apart from one Eldrick Tiger Woods, of course. The Texan, who won the cov­eted ti­tle with a fi­nal round of 71 at Au­gusta, has been dogged by scandal since his univer­sity days. He was forced to leave the Univer­sity of Ge­or­gia af­ter al­le­ga­tions of cheat­ing on the course, stealing and drink­ing in­ci­dents, and was in hot wa­ter again later on for us­ing a ho­mo­pho­bic term while rant­ing to him­self dur­ing an event in Shang­hai. He also has an on­go­ing feud with his es­tranged fam­ily, who treat him “like their meal ticket”.

Let’s hope Reed can leave the rough be­hind him – he cer­tainly has the tal­ent to be a great of the game.

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