Patrick Cantlay has once again been forced to defend his pace of play on the PGA Tour, insisting he’s not the cause of any speed issue despite recent criticism.
The world No.4 has long been known as one of the slower, if not slowest, players on Tour, but the issue was highlighted last month when he played in the penultimate group on Masters Sunday.
The final group of Jon Rahm and Brooks Koepka took nearly five hours to complete their round, with a number of long waits behind Cantlay who was reading putts on the green.
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“That group in front of us was brutally slow,” Koepka said after the round. “Jon went to the…