Patrick Cantlay: What's in the bag of the FedEx Cup leader?

Patrick Cantlay fought off Bryson DeChambeau to win the BMW Championship and to climb to the number one spot in the FedEx Cup.

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Tue, 31 Aug 2021

Patrick Cantlay: What's in the bag of the FedEx Cup leader?

Patrick Cantlay secured his fifth PGA Tour victory after overcoming Bryson DeChambeau in a titanic six-hole playoff at the BMW Championship.

It was a battle that will be remembered by golf fans for many years to come. As the light faded in Maryland, Cantlay holed a number of important birdie putts in regulation play to take DeChambeau to the playoff.

DeChambeau had Cantlay on the back foot for most of the playoff. The 27-year-old missed a golden chance to win from six feet on the second playoff hole, and lipped out for victory on the third playoff hole, which was played on the par-3 17th.

After they exchanged pars at the fourth playoff hole and birdies at the 5th, Cantlay finally made the decisive move by holing a fantastic putt on the 18th green, the sixth and final playoff hole, to secure his third victory of the season.

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The man from Florida will begin the Tour Championship on 10-under-par, two shots ahead of fellow American Tony Finau. Cantlay starts with a slight advantage as the new staggered format will still be in effect this season. 

Patrick Cantlay - What's in the bag?

Driver: Titleist TS3 | 9.5˚ | Mitsubishi Diamana ZF 60 TX shaft

3-wood: Titleist 915F | 15˚ | Mitsubishi Diamana ZF 70 TX shaft

Hybrid: Titleist TS2 | 21˚ | Mitsubishi Diamana ZF 80 TX shaft

RELATED: PATRICK CANTLAY FIGHTS OFF BRYSON DECHAMBEAU TO WIN EXCITING BMW CHAMPIONSHIP

Irons: Titleist 718 AP2 (4-9) | True Temper Dynamic Gold 120 Tour Issue X100 shafts

Wedges: Titleist Vokey Design SM7 (46, 52-, 56) SM8 Prototype (61) | True Temper Dynamic Gold Tour Issue S300 shafts

Putter: Scotty Cameron Phantom X 5

Ball: Titleist Pro V1x

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