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Masters champ Danny Willett has 50K+ new Twitter followers to go with his green jacket

Danny Willett has a green jacket and more than 50,000 new Twitter followers.

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“It was all a bit surreal,” Willett said after slipping on the coveted coat. He became the second-ever British Masters champion on April 10, joining three-time champion Nick Faldo.

He got busy celebrating 140 characters at a time shortly after his triumph with epic tweets like this one:

.. and the best retweet ever:

Followers flocked to him and found adorable messages like this one:

This chart shows the rapid climb of his Twitter fandom:


Even if you aren't a golf fan, he's a great guy to follow! The new dad retweeted this cute photo of him with his new baby's pacifier.


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