Patrick Cantlay not carrying Group USA hat, crowd response, video


The Ryder Cup crowd wasn’t proud of Patrick Cantlay on Saturday.

Quite a lot of folks in attendance on Day Two of the match mocked Cantlay for not carrying the U.S. workforce’s customary hat.

The group of followers waved their hats towards Cantlay as he stood hatless on the inexperienced at Gap 10 at Marco Simone Golf and Nation Membership close to Rome.

Cantlay was additionally heckled by the gang earlier than his first tee shot of the day, with followers chanting: “Cantlay, the place’s your cap? Cantlay, Cantlay the place’s your cap?” in line with a report from the Each day Mail.

Cantlay reportedly selected to not don a cap in protest of golfers going unpaid to take part within the match.

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“Perceive from a number of sources that the US workforce room is fractured, a cut up led predominantly by Patrick Cantlay,” Sky Sports activities golf reporter Jamie Weir wrote in a tweet. “Cantlay believes gamers ought to be paid to take part within the Ryder Cup, and is demonstrating his frustration at not being paid by refusing to put on a workforce cap.”

It’s not the primary time Cantlay didn’t put on a hat on the Ryder Cup — the 31-year-old additionally had the identical look two years in the past at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin.

However, on Saturday, Cantlay gave his aspect of the story on why he’s not carrying the headgear.

“It simply doesn’t match. It’s so simple as that,” he stated after securing a key level for the US within the afternoon fourball session “I didn’t put on it at Whistling Straits trigger the hat simply doesn’t match. That’s simply actually all it’s.

“I used to be smiling all day. I had a standing ovation strolling onto each tee and each inexperienced. I informed Wyndham [Clark] strolling to the primary tee to make use of it as gasoline and we did all day.”

NBC analyst Paul Azinger additionally spoke out towards the report.

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“That’s simply rumour, it’s a rubbish story,” Azinger stated per Terrible Asserting.

“It’s simply clickbait for my part. And I don’t consider it. Zach informed everyone yesterday that this American workforce wasn’t feeling effectively. What are they alleged to be all huggy kissy? They’re saying they’re separated within the locker room and there’s this massive fracture and I simply don’t consider it.”

“Folks like to tear folks down in social media,” Azinger added. “It’s a sewer generally and I hope I’m proper, I simply assume that’s a rubbish story.”

Cantlay’s hatless outing comes amid a disastrous displaying for the U.S. workforce on the Ryder Cup.

Europe is operating away with the match to this point, profitable Day One 6 ½ to 1 ½, after which beginning Saturday 3-1 to take a 9 ½ to 2 ½ lead.

The U.S. did shut the hole barely to 10 ½ to five ½ by profitable the afternoon fourball session 3-1, thanks to 3 straight birdies from Cantlay within the last group.

Europe’s Viktor Hovland and Ludvig Aberg embarrassed Brooks Koepka and Scottie Scheffler of the U.S., 9&7 within the morning session, prompting the latter to turn out to be emotional within the largest Ryder Cup defeat within the match’s 44-year historical past.

This text first appeared on The New York Submitand was reproduced with permission.



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