Rory McIlroy continued his recent slump at the Irish Open in Maynooth, Ireland, as the second ranked golfer in the world missed the cut by two strokes. Despite shooting an even-par 72 on Friday, McIlroy couldn’t make up for his 74 in the opening round, resulting in his third consecutive missed cut on the European Tour. McIlroy also continued his streak of trying to break his clubs, bending his driver over his back after an errant tee shot at No. 11.
You may remember Rory wasn’t too happy in the final round of the U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club, and destroyed a Nike iron. Continue reading →
The typical ritual for a golfer practicing on the driving range is to whack five or six balls and then step back and take a look at the fellow golfers around him also trying to hone their games.
That would be the person who tops his ball and rolls it 20 yards into the range. Also, the person who pops his shot up some 50 yards. And, of course, even the occasional person who makes a complete whiff.
That was the routine at a Miami-Dade course recently when the group on the range spotted somebody down at the far end launching humongous drives and pin-point accurate iron shots. He was definitely somebody of exceptional golf ability. Continue reading →