Willett: Brother was 'correct' about American fans

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Needless to say, Danny Willett did not have the Ryder Cup experience he had hoped for when the week began.

The reigning Masters champ came into his first appearance in the biennial matches with high hopes, set to help Europe to a record fourth straight victory. Instead, he left Hazeltine Golf Club with an 0-3 individual record after getting drubbed by Brooks Koepka, 5 and 4, in singles play, and his European compatriots lost for the first time in eight years.

Willett was one of four Europeans who failed to earn a single point during the matches, but his experience was made even worse by the controversy his brother, Pete, incited with his scathing indictment of American golf fans early in the week. It left captain Darren Clarke to issue an apology and forced Willett to field some awkward questions before he had even hit a shot.

Willett ultimately summed up his week with a colorful, four-letter word during Sunday's press conference, which you can watch in the video above.

He then took to Twitter to share more of his thoughts, casting some support behind his brother's inflammatory comments and claiming Pete's descriptions were "correct" after hearing plenty of jeers from the crowds lining the fairways and greens at Hazeltine: