Lee Westwood hits again at former footballer for evaluating new LIV Golf sequence to MATCH FIXING

Lee Westwood hits again at former footballer for evaluating new LIV Golf sequence to MATCH FIXING, earlier than telling fan ‘do not get sucked into propaganda’ concerning the controversial breakaway tour

  • Lee Westwood clashed with former footballer Gordon Armstrong on Twitter
  • Armstrong angered Westwood by evaluating the LIV Golf sequence to match fixing
  • He deleted his tweet and issued an apology, which Westwood accepted 

Lee Westwood has hit again at Gordon Armstrong after the previous footballer in contrast his resolution to hitch LIV Golf to match fixing.

The LIV sequence has attracted widespread criticism within the {golfing} world after a number of key stars left different excursions to hitch the brand new Saudi-backed league, which began earlier this yr.

Westwood, who’s amongst these names, criticised Armstrong for his feedback, suggesting his phrases had been ‘a tremendous grasp of actuality’.    

Lee Westwood rowed with former footballer Gordon Armstrong on Twitter this morning

Lee Westwood rowed with former footballer Gordon Armstrong on Twitter this morning

Westwood hit back after Armstrong made comments regarding the new LIV Golf series

Armstrong compared joining the series to match fixing in football

Westwood (left) and Armstrong (proper) got here to blows over the controversial LIV Golf sequence

‘You’ve likened enjoying for one more league to somebody who commits a felony offence of throwing soccer matches?’ he mentioned.

‘What a tremendous grasp of actuality! I’m positive your employers can be thrilled to listen to this logic.’

Armstrong, an enormous golf fan, was joined by a number of different Twitter customers in criticising Westwood’s resolution to hitch the tour.

Westwood has been vocal in support of the controversial league on a number of occasions

Westwood has been vocal in assist of the controversial league on quite a few events

Westwood has been extraordinarily vocal about his assist for the breakaway league and hasn’t been afraid to talk up towards anybody that questions the choice.

One person replied to Westwood: ‘You’re appropriate Lee, you have not dedicated a felony offence. Nevertheless, you’ve gotten ruined your fame and typically that ought to be value greater than cash, particularly as you were not precisely poor earlier than.’

Westwood replied: ‘The 1000’s of true golf followers strolling spherical and supporting at Wentworth final weekend don’t share your sentiments. Do not get sucked into the Twitter, media and propaganda that you just’re being fed.’

Armstrong, who performed for golf equipment together with Sunderland, Burnley and Bury in a profession spanning 20 years, initially replied: ‘You took hundreds extra money if you actually don’t want it, which I by no means mentioned was felony, like Jon Rahm mentioned you guys might by no means spend all of your cash, what I mentioned was it has utterly spoilt your fame as a legend of European Golf’, earlier than deleting the unique tweet.

He then mentioned: ‘Apologies the bit about different footballers went too far.’

Westwood replied: ‘Apology accepted.’

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