G-Mac fed up of 'Baba Booey' crowd

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• McDowell caught swearing at scream of 'Baba-Booey'
• Northern Irishman explains his displeasure in follow-up tweets
• "It was just some guy trying to get on TV" says 2010 US Open champ

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Sick of spectators at top golf events screaming random gibberish after players hit their shots? Then you’re in good company – Graeme McDowell (aka 'G-Mac') is fed up of them, too.


On-course cameras and microphones picked up the Northern Irishman response to a fan who screamed ‘Baba-Booey’ after he hit a shot during the second round of the PGA Championship at Baltusrol. You can check out footage of the incident right here…



The 2010 US Open champion - who comfortably missed the cut in the season's final major after rounds of 74 and 75 - subsequently explained his displeasure at the shouts with a couple of follow-up tweets.

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G-Mac is the latest high-profile golfer to speak out against the rowdy behaviour of some spectators at golf events.
"It wouldn't happen at Augusta, The Open, nor would it happen at Wimbledon" - Ian Poulter

At the PGA Championship in 2012, G-Mac's Ryder Cup teammate Ian Poulter was particularly irked with the shouting and tweeted: "This baba boo shit & mash potato crap shouting wouldn't happen at Augusta, The Open, nor would it happen at Wimbledon. Tazer the thrushes."

Read more -> Why I hate the 'Mashed Potato' crowd

Even so, the golf authorities seem reluctant to act on the antics. bunkered.co.uk plans to email the PGA Tour, PGA of America and USGA for a statement on the behaviour.



G-Mac vs The 'Baba-Booey' Crowd - whose side are you on?


Do you agree with Graeme 'G-Mac' McDowell that shouts like 'Baba-Booey' and 'Mashed Potato' have no place in the game? Or should we all just learn to live and let live? Leave your thoughts in our 'Comments' section below.

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