Rory McIlroy Holy Cow

Posted by Kendall Harmon

...McIlroy definitely put an exclamation point on the topic when he strode to the No. 10 tee at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md. He had a nine-shot lead, disaster long left in his wake, but this marked the same spot in the tournament where McIlroy came unglued in the Masters last April. That 10th hole featured a drive McIlroy hooked so far left it landed in somebody’s yard. This No. 10 is a devilish par-3 that has swallowed unsuspecting players.

McIlroy stepped up and dropped his tee shot so gently uphill from the hole that it rolled teasingly toward the cup. It came to rest only inches from a hole in one, McIlroy grinning at it all the way...

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Posted June 19, 2011 at 6:45 pm [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]

1. Kendall Harmon wrote:

I caught the #10 tee shot on today’s afternoon run.  There was a moment when I thought it was going to go in.  What a great shot.

I am so happy for him after what happened earlier this year at the Masters.

June 19, 8:01 pm | [comment link]
2. David Wilson wrote:

How about two different pro golfers from Northern Ireland winning the US Open in two successive years!

June 19, 9:26 pm | [comment link]
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