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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.
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:
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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
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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Elliott Heath is our Senior Staff Writer and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016 after graduating with a degree in Sports Journalism. He manages the Golf Monthly news, features, courses and travel sections as well as our large Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. He covered the 2022 Masters from Augusta National as well as four Open Championships on-site including the 150th at St Andrews. His first Open was in 2017 at Royal Birkdale, when he walked inside the ropes with Jordan Spieth during the Texan's memorable Claret Jug triumph. He has played 35 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, Western Gailes, Old Head and Turnberry. He has been obsessed with the sport since the age of 8 and currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey, where his handicap index floats anywhere between 2-5. His golfing highlights are making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, shooting an under-par round, playing in the Aramco Team Series on the Ladies European Tour and making his one and only hole-in-one at the age of 15 - a long time ago now!
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