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Too bad! PGA criticised over Willett, Stenson spelling gaffes

The Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) came in for criticism on Wednesday after a tweet from its official account misspelt the names of two of this year’s major champions.

As part of a series of tweets based around the 12 days of Christmas, the PGA, which represents professional golfers in the United Kingdom and Ireland, made reference to 2016’s four first-time major winners – Danny Willett, Dustin Johnson, Henrik Stenson and Jimmy Walker.

However, a rogue ‘d’ was included in Stenson’s first name, while the surname of Masters winner Willett was also spelled incorrectly, with only one ‘t’ instead of two.

Willett retweeted a message from former professional boxer Matty Clarkson to the PGA, which read: “Whoever runs your twitter is pathetic! Getting @Danny_Willett and @henrikstenson name wrong is embarrassing.”

The erroneous tweet was duly deleted, with an amended version posted in its place.

ajike

Ajike is one of Nigeria's top Sportscasters with over 15 years of experience in writing and talking Sports.

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