Masters 2018: Cheat claims, homophobic slurs, family feud – the reasons Masters champion Patrick Reed is golf’s most hated star

PATRICK REED is the Masters champion who has been branded golf's "most hated man".

After allegations of dishonest, stealing, homophobic slurs, almost getting kicked out of two universities and alcohol offences, Reed is golf's new panto villain.

 Patrick Reed is the Masters champion but his past is shrouded in controversy

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Patrick Reed is the Masters champion however his previous is shrouded in controversy

The brash 27-yr-previous labelled himself Captain America for his Ryder Cup heroics and was unstoppable as he claimed his first Main.

However Reed is greater than only a plain dangerous man, with a doting spouse and appearing as a caring dad, he is decided to do it his means.

Reed gained the inexperienced jacket at Augusta final night time as he fended off Yankee darlings Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler.

However it was as a scholar at Augusta State College the place, inside weeks of arriving, he was suspended from the golf workforce for "violations of workforce guidelines".

 The American held off Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler to win his first Major

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The American held off Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler to win his first Main
 Patrick Reed, bottom left, had to leave his first college

Patrick Reed, backside left, needed to depart his first school
 Patrick Reed basks in the glory of being Masters champion

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Patrick Reed basks in the glory of being Masters champion
 Reed spends time with one of his two daughters and their iPad

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Reed spends time with certainly one of his two daughters and their iPad
 Patrick Reed's golf earnings have enabled him to enjoy a jetset lifestyle

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Patrick Reed's golf earnings have enabled him to take pleasure in a jetset way of life

New Masters Champion Patrick Reed exhibits off with superb trick shot

Previous to that he was ousted from the College of Georgia after being arrested for underage consuming and being in possession of a pretend ID, based on a e-book about him.

In an interview with the Golf Channel, the new sporting celebrity admitted he had been dismissed for "alcohol violations" .

However he has all the time strongly denied accusations he stole round £300 and a luxurious Scotty Cameron putter.

One former golf coach additionally claimed that he tried to realize a bonus by enjoying the mistaken ball in a event. Once more this is an accusation Reed vehemently denies to this present day.

 Reed married Justine Karain in December 2012, aged just 22 but it seemed to put a wedge between him and his parents

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Reed married Justine Karain in December 2012, aged simply 22 nevertheless it appeared to place a wedge between him and his mother and father
 Justine has acted as caddie for him many times in his career

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Justine has acted as caddie for him many occasions in his profession
 Reed was a promising youngster but has been dogged by allegations of cheating

Reed was a promising teenager however has been dogged by allegations of dishonest
 Reed with a golf club as a youngster

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Reed with a golf membership as a teenager

Even earlier than he was considered one of the recreation's largest stars Reed was letting everybody understand how good he thought he was.

In 2014 he famously stated he belonged in the world's prime 5 regardless of by no means having even performed in a Main at that time.

And it was that very same yr he was caught saying the vile homophobic slur, "Good f***ing three-putt, you f***ing f****t" after a missed putt at a event in Shanghai.

Father-of-two Reed apologised for the surprising outburst that tarnished his picture.

 Patrick Reed hugs wife Justine after winning the Masters

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Patrick Reed hugs spouse Justine after profitable the Masters
 Patrick Reed celebrates winning the Masters after holding off challenges from Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler

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Patrick Reed celebrates profitable the Masters after holding off challenges from Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler
 Patrick Reed angered Europeans when he told them to shush at the 2014 Ryder Cup

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Patrick Reed angered Europeans when he advised them to shush at the 2014 Ryder Cup

However he has accomplished little to attempt win again followers since.

He was rounded on by Europeans after telling them to shush throughout the 2014 Ryder Cup.

He stated New Yorkers have been obnoxious.

And even in the glow of his Masters win, one social media consumer branded him "Fatrick" and one other stated, "Cheaters typically win. Unhappy".

Former Ryder Cup captain Paul Azinger reckons Reed, married to spouse Justine, revels in being disliked.

He stated: "He dubbed himself Captain America. He embraces that villain.

"It doesn't matter what anyone thinks. It's a recreation the place you're remoted.

"I feel numerous gamers respect Reed however the followers needed Rickie [Fowler] or Rory [McIlroy] or [Jordan] Spieth to win the Masters."

 Bubba Watson was the first golfer to congratulate Patrick Reed after his Masters win

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Bubba Watson was the first golfer to congratulate Patrick Reed after his Masters win
 A headshot of Reed during his first season as a pro in 2011

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A headshot of Reed throughout his first season as a professional in 2011

On prime of all this, Reed can anticipate little help from his nearest and dearest.

His youthful sister Hannah referred to as him a "egocentric, horrible stranger" after he picked up a £1.1million cheque for profitable the Barclays Championship in September 2016.

She posted on Fb some alleged "truths" about her estranged brother, saying that he is "not the similar individual he was".

She wrote that he was "persevering with to play the sufferer", and stated that the cash he was incomes was "based mostly off lies".

 Patrick Reed's younger sister posted this about him on Facebook

Patrick Reed's youthful sister posted this about him on Fb

Reed has additionally reduce all ties with dad Invoice and mum Jeannette after Justine reportedly acquired them kicked out of the US Open two years earlier.

And in 2015 he was voted by fellow PGA Tour execs the second most disliked participant.

The primary? Bubba Watson – the first participant to congratulate Reed on his Masters win.

Golfer Tony Finau hits a gap in a single after which dislocates his ankle in the celebration throughout Masters heat-up week

PATRICK REED is the Masters champion who has been branded golf's "most hated man".

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