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(USA Today) -- Australian golfer Steve Elkington was one of the best players in the world in the early 1990s, winning 10 PGA Tour titles, including the 1995 PGA Championship.

He's more recently known for his brash antics on Twitter. Last year, Elkington went on a racist Twitter rant while playing in the Senior British Open, and also got into an argument with Ian Poulter.

On Tuesday, Elkington shared his thoughts on Michael Sam, the openly gay defensive end primed to become the first active gay NFL player in history.

ESPN covering Michael Sam as a gay athlete is embarrassing .....-
Steve Elkington (@elkpga) February 25, 2014

Elkington followed that tweet up with a NFL Combine "joke."

ESPN reporting Michael Sam is leading the handbag throw at NFL combine....
No one else expected to throw today-
Steve Elkington (@elkpga) February 25, 2014

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