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12/08/2010 07:48 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Lee Westwood Slams PGA Tour On Twitter

World No. 1 golfer Lee Westwood attacked the PGA Tour on twitter on Monday, saying that Rickie Fowler shouldn't have been named PGA Tour Rookie of the Year.

Westwood tweeted that he believes the Rookie of the Year award should have gone to his Ryder Cup teammate Rory McIlroy:

"Sorry 140 letters is not going to be enough for this rant! Just seen Ricky [sic] Fowler has been given rookie of the year! Yes he's had a good year but rory mcilroy 3rd in 2 majors and an absolute demolition of the field at quail hollow! Oh yes and on the winning Ryder cup team! Please! Is this yet another case of protectionism by the pga tour or are they so desperate to win something! Wouldn't have something to do with Rory not joining the tour next year? Maybe the PGA tour just employs the same voting process as Fifa! Come on, fairs fair!"

Fowler finished 36th on the PGA Tour money list and McIlroy finished 38th.

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Sorry 140 letters is not going to be enough for this rant! Just seen Ricky Fowler has been given rookie of the (cont) http://tl.gd/7b99cvless than a minute ago via Twitter for iPhone

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