Golf fans RIP Driving Relief charity skins match on Twitter

It seems some golf fans were less than impressed with the Driving Relief charity skins match.

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Tue, 19 May 2020
Golf fans RIP charity skins match on Twitter

The TaylorMade Driving Relief charity skins match marked the return of live golf to our televisions, after we were all left very disappointed when The Players Championship was cancelled after one round to help to slow the spread of the coronavirus, but it seems some golf fans weren't too happy with what they watched on Sunday.

No one promised that the event was going to be the event of the year, but what it did promise was that it would raise a serious amount of money and awareness for the American Nurses Foundation and CDC Foundation, two organisations helping to lead COVID-19 relief efforts, which is exactly what it did.

Over $5.5 million raised and I for one enjoyed watching professional golfers back on the course in a slightly different format where they were allowed to wear shorts, had to carry their own bags and gave each other a bit of stick from time to time.

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Scrolling through golf Twitter during and after the Driving Relief match, which Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson ended up winning, it seemed that although most people enjoyed the viewing, there were also a large proportion complaining about the event.

So take a look below at a collection of the negative reactions to the event, which saw some people complaining about the quality of golf and some about the way in which it was broadcasted...