Lee Westwood apologizes for tweets

Updated: August 12, 2013, 4:40 PM ET
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Lee Westwood apologized Monday to his sponsors and "true followers" for a three-hour, early morning Twitter rant in which he vented his frustrations after a 76 left him 13 shots behind winner Jason Dufner at the PGA Championship.

Westwood, who entered the final round within six shots of the lead in a bid for a first major championship title -- in 63 tries -- wrote at 4:11 a.m. ET he had grown tired of "sitting there taking it. Bring it on," before later saying he hadn't "chewed ...

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