Danny Willett's brother regrets timing of his article on US Ryder Cup fans
Danny Willett's brother has defended his controversial comments about American Ryder Cup fans, although he admits the timing of his article was "atrocious".
S chool teacher Peter Willett penned a column for National Club Golfer magazine which described American fans as a "braying mob of imbeciles", "basement-dwelling irritants" and "cretins".
The article was published on the eve of the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine, where Europe suffered a 17-11 defeat which was marred by heckling from some American fans towards members of the European team.
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