Danny Willett’s Brother Took Shots At Jordan Spieth On Twitter During His Monumental Masters Meltdown
Jordan Spieth arrived on the 10th tee with a 5-shot lead after closing out the front nine with four straight birdies. I think everyone thought that the 22-year-old could have closed out the round using only his putter and he would still take home the green jacket, thus becoming the youngest player in the Masters era to claim three majors.
That did not happen.
Spieth scored a 7 on the par 3 12th hole, a hole that in the prior three rounds took him only eight shots COMBINED. His collapse has been paralleled to Arnold Palmer giving up a 7-stroke lead back in the 1966 U.S. Open. You have to go all the way back to the Lyndon B. Johnson administration to find a comparable meltdown.
To add insult to injury, Spieth had to put the green jacket on eventual winner Danny Willett, a 28-year-old Englishman, and stand around for the pageantry. He looked generally uncomfortable.
No one enjoyed Spieth’s collapse more than Willett’s brother, P.J., who was live-tweeting his brother’s journey to victory, while taking jabs at Spieth in the process. P.J.’s tweets began trending on Twitter during the match and added a toothpick in Spieth’s shit sandwich.