Andrew 'Beef' Johnston responded on Twitter after TalkSport's Mike Parry called him a clown

Beef Bites Back After Radio Duo ‘Clown’ Claim

Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston was involved in a Twitter spat on Saturday of Open week.

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The Englishman fought back on Twitter after a poll asked whether he was a clown.

Beef responded to the poll, tweeting “If I’m a clown for enjoying my work then so be it. Ur a sad person and couldn’t care less wat u think.”

He later tweeted “These people can do one sad sad people.”

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He also said, “I give my absolute best on course and to people to make them have a great day and u call me that. I’m no clown it’s out of order.”

The Englishman, who had just shot a three-under par 67 around Royal Birkdale in the third round of the Open, received huge praise on Twitter, including from six-time major winner Sir Nick Faldo

Former IBF Middleweight World Champion boxer Darren Barker also tweeted his support to Beef.

See more tweets below:

Gavin Mansfield, Dad to nine-year-old Aaron who Beef, Rose, Stenson and Kaymer surprised in the European Tour’s viral birthday video, tweeted:

Mike Parry, who referred to Beef as a clown, came back with this tweet:

Here’s what Joey Barton said:

Beef and Parry were having some serious…beef

It continued…

European Ryder Cup Captain Thomas Bjorn tweeted:

Beef currently sits at level par after 54 holes, he tees off his final round on Sunday at 12:35 with Paul Casey.

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