Horschel rocks backwards hat, divides Twitter

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Billy Horschel had a rough Friday at The Open. Playing through the harshest of conditions, Billy Ho followed up a first-round 67 with a second-round 85, going from fourth to a missed cut in the process.

If that wasn't bad enough, he left Royal Troon only to find Twitter trolls bashing him for turning his hat around and wearing it backwards on the 18th hole.

Here's a sampling of some tweets from people who were so offended by the backwards hat they were moved to leave Horschel a nice, friendly message:

The 2014 FedEx Cup winner struck back, coming to his own defense on Twitter, letting everyone know that he meant no disrespect to the game and that his hat was so wet from the rain, the water was dripping off the bill and into his face.

Turns out, Horschel has plenty of supporters in his corner as well on the wearing a hat forward vs. backwards debate, including a couple of fellow PGA Tour players in Steve Flesch and Ryan Palmer.

So remember everyone, next time you're playing The Open in a soaking rain, don't wear your hat backwards, unless you want to.