Twitter’s Reaction To The News Of Patrick Reed Battling Pneumonia In The Hospital Is Disgusting

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  • Patrick Reed is in the hospital battling bilateral pneumonia and some people on Twitter think that’s a joke.
  • Some of the reactions on social media are straight-up foul.
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Patrick Reed is in a hospital in the Houston area battling bilateral pneumonia, according to a statement Reed shared with Golf Channel’s Todd Lewis.

“I’ve been in the hospital with bilateral pneumonia. I’m on the road to recovery and once I’m cleared from the doctors, I look forward to returning. I wish you all the best and I can’t wait to get out there,” part of the statement read.

Reed withdrew from the Northern Trust during Thursday’s opening round last week citing an ankle injury. He also pulled out of the Wyndham Championship the week before the Northern Trust and will not be teeing it up this week at the BMW Championship in Maryland.

Reed missing the second playoff event is huge as this could mean that he missed out on the Tour Championship in Atlanta in what will be the final event of the season. Not teeing it up in the BMW Championship also means that Reed will not have a chance to automatically qualify to make the U.S. Ryder Cup team.

The Top 6 players automatically get a spot, but Reed currently sits in ninth. He’ll have to rely on a captain’s pick, which his health status could also play a role in that as well.

While some people on Twitter wished Reed the best in his recovery, others put on their Twitter doctor caps and immediately jumped to the conclusion that he’s actually in the hospital with COVID-19 and just assume he’s not vaccinated.

Wow! So many doctors are active on Twitter these days, it’s truly a sight to behold.