THE CHEQUERED CAREER OF PATRICK REED
Kicked out of the University of Georgia f or underage, alcohol-related of fences. But author Shane Ryan, i n his book Slaying the Tiger, alleges that Reed tr ansferred to Augusta State af ter being accused of cheating by his golf team- mates, and stealing f r om their l ockers.
After becoming the youngest player to win a WGC event at the age of 23, Reed declared that he was “one of the top five players in the world,” despite having never played in a Major at the time.
At the 2014 US Open, Reed’s wife Justine – his f ormer caddie – had her in- laws escorted off the course by police.
Issued an apology after dropping the F-bomb twice and uttering a gay slur in frustration after missing a putt at the 2014 WGC Champions.
Famously beat Ror y Mcilroy i n the Ryder Cup singles at Hazeltine to earn the nickname “Captain America”.