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Oh, brother: The trash-writing starts early at the Ryder Cup

Oh, brother: The trash-writing starts early at the Ryder Cup

A school teacher in England, Peter Willett, or P.J. Willett in his Twitter feed, is known both as the brother of Masters champion Danny Willett and a bit of satirist.

Also an antagonist, depending on one’s sense of humor.

If Peter gained a measure of fame for his tweets as Danny played the final holes at Augusta in April — “3 putt this and you might as well stay in America” — he now has gained more than a measure of infamy, at least in the United States.

As a prelude to the 41st Ryder Cup matches starting Friday at Hazeltine National Golf  Club between the United Stated and the Europe team on which Danny is a rookie...

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