Stacy Lewis was irritated about how she lost the Reignwood LPGA Classic on Sunday in China and was upset about a lack of decorum by the spectators in attendance.
She took to Twitter to complain about it and has since deleted her account.
Lewis, who won the Women's British Open at St. Andrews in August, led by a stroke over China's Shanshan Feng on the 18th hole. Feng's second shot on the par-5 barely cleared the water but struck something that propelled it off the flagstick. Her eagle won the tournament.
"I feel like it was just taken from me," Lewis said in the news conference afterward. "You'd like to win on a good shot, but obviously it wasn't a good shot. It's very frustrating. It was a frustrating day just with the crowds and dealing with all that. It was hard to play today."
When she took to Twitter to explain, Lewis said: "Congrats to Shan Shan on the win, crazy shot at 18. Very disappointed in fans in China this week."
Later she wrote: "Between all the cameras and cheering when I missed putts. It was just really hard to have fun out there. On to the next."
And in another tweet: "Btw what (sic) till you see the shot on 18 that won it! Let's just say it involved a rock and the flag stick."
Lewis apparently received some backlash, and within a few hours, she deleted two of the three tweets before saying she would close the account.
"For those whose (sic) were actually supportive on twitter, sorry to say I will be signing off here. I'm sorry I say what I believe," she wrote.
Lewis, 28, has three victories this year on the LPGA Tour and has eight overall, including two major championships.