Ryder Cup fans had a laugh at Patrick Cantlay's expense during Saturday's fourballs match, as they waved their hats to taunt him. Reports suggest that Cantlay, who was partnering Wyndham Clark, chose not to wear a cap as a protest, claiming that he and the other players should be paid to participate in the prestigious golf tournament.
European Fans React with Mocking Gesture
As Cantlay approached the 10th hole, European fans waved their hats at him, joining in on the joke and adding to the light-hearted atmosphere. They were even heard singing, "Caps off for your bank account," further poking fun at Cantlay's protest. The gesture received plenty of positive responses on social media, with golf fans amused by the fans' antics.
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Cantlay Gets the Last Laugh
Despite the momentary mockery, Cantlay ultimately had the last laugh. With a sublime putt on the 18th hole, he secured the final point of the day for Team USA, narrowing the score to 10.5 to Europe and 5.5 to the USA. In a humorous turn of events, Cantlay's teammates joined in on the fun by waving their own caps, perhaps indicating that the mood within Team USA is not as sour as initially portrayed.
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Social Media Reacts
The mocking gesture by the fans garnered a lot of attention on social media, with many users finding the situation amusing. One user wrote, "The lads having fun! Cantlay is a goober!" Another user commented, "Cantlay deserves every bit of this lol." The light-hearted response to the protest allowed golf fans to enjoy a lighter moment amidst the competitive atmosphere of the Ryder Cup.
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