Anonymous Team USA Ryder Cup Member Rips Into Patrick Reed: ‘He’s Full Of Sh*t’

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The United States got bulldozed in this year’s Ryder Cup, not coming close to defending its title in 2016 and extending its winless streak in Europe to five matches and 25 years. With the unfulfilled expectations often comes the finger pointing, and yesterday Masters champion Patrick Reed provided a hefty dose of that.

Reed told the New York Times that Jordan Speith, his 2016 Ryder Cup partner, was to blame for Team USA’s disappointing showing:

“The issue’s obviously with Jordan not wanting to play with me. I don’t have any issue with Jordan. When it comes right down to it, I don’t care if I like the person I’m paired with or if the person likes me as long as it works, and it sets up the team for success. He and I know how to make each other better. We know how to get the job done.”

Well, an anonymous non-playing member of Team USA has punched back to Reed’s petty claims, and didn’t mince words. Via  the New York Post:

One non-playing member of the U.S. team who was in the team room all week and had intimate knowledge of the goings-on was enraged when he saw Reed complaining about not being paired with Spieth.

“He is so full of (expletive),” the source told The Post on Monday. “Blindsided my ass. He begged to play with Tiger (Woods).’’

The source continued to rip into Reed, saying that he doesn’t understand the concept of team golf.

“I watched every shot he hit, and he would have shot 83 on his own ball Saturday,’’ the source said. “He totally screwed Tiger. He has no clue how to play team golf. I saw firsthand how bad of a team player he was. Eleven players understood the concept of team golf and only one didn’t. Unfortunately, that one proved to be too costly for the team to overcome.

“I feel so bad for Jim, because he was an unreal captain.’’

Yikes. Patrick Reed has never been shy about speaking his mind so something tells me this pissing match is just getting started.

[h/t For The Win,New York Post:]

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