Patrick Reed's lawyer warns Golf Channel analyst to stop alleging his client 'cheated'

Patrick Reed celebrates during December's Presidents Cup in Australia.

(CNN)An attorney for Patrick Reed has sent a cease-and-desist letter to a Golf Channel analyst telling him to stop inferring his client cheated at a golf tournament last month, Golfweek revealed Friday.

Brandel Chamblee accused Reed of cheating after he was penalized two strokes for appearing to improve his lie in a sandy waste area at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas on December 6.