Wells Fargo Championship not fast enough deleting insensitive Cinco de Mayo tweet

Written By Marcus DiNitto
(Charlotte Observer)

The PGA Tour’s Wells Fargo Championship posted on Twitter and Instagram on Thursday a photo of tournament attendees wearing fake mustaches and sombreros next to a cutout of Phil Mickelson as they celebrated Cinco de Mayo.  

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The tweet was posted at 11:16 a.m. ET and deleted after 2 p.m. ET, not nearly fast enough in Internet time. The Twitterverse had already started lobbing accusations of racism, and The Charlotte Observer got this screenshot:

Damage done.

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