WATCH: Rory McIlroy three-putts from four feet at The Open

McIlroy's disastrous day on home soil continues with three-jab double bogey at 16 

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Thu, 18 Jul 2019


Rory McIlroy had already endured a day to forget before he reached the par-3 15th following a shocking quadruple-bogey eight at the first hole - but unfortunately for the home favourite, the mistakes continued to rack up. 

McIlroy stood over a four-footer for par at the tricky par-3 16th named Calamity Corner and walked away with a double-bogey five...


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The Northern Irishman smashed a lady's phone with his tee shot down the first hole en route to a quadruple-bogey eight and then duffed a chip on the third to play the first three holes in 5-over par. 

McIlroy bounced back with birdies at 7 and 9 but then handed them both back on the 16th.



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