Patrick “Iceman” Cantley may well be our modern Ben Hogan, who was also known as the “Iceman.” In the last two tournaments of 2021, Cantley took down two of the best in today’s game, Bryson DeChambeau and Jon Rahm. Like David defeating Goliath, like the tortoise besting the hare, like the Trojan Horse deceiving and defeating its enemy, like a small bunch of Americans beating the mighty British army, this quiet, relatively modest driver of the golf ball…
To read the complete post, please go to golf360.substack.com. Thank you.
Phil Russell says
Stephen, I sent you a comment last week. Unfortunately I received a notice that there was a problem. Hopefully this goes thru.
Anyway I think you are right Cantley does seem like Hogan. The way he plays is controlled and machine like. I read just read a book about the lives of Hogan, Snead and Nelson. Hogan was great as the other two. Worked hard and was focus when he played but came across as cold and didn’t share much of himself. Anyway I think Cantley will win often.
Stephen Altschuler says
Best to comment on my posts now at golf360.substack.com, Phil. I check this often. If Cantley even comes close to matching Hogan’s record, he’ll be a legend as well. This kid’s got the whole game. I really don’t see any weaknesses. It’ll be fun to watch him over the years. Thanks for commenting.