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Rory McIlroy dismisses Social Media criticism after missing US Open cut

Rory McIlroy dismisses Social Media criticism after missing US Open cut

"Rory is so bored playiing golf.without Tiger the threshold is prolly 4 majors with 100mill in bank".

He would have expected the criticism to come in from the usual sources but one surprise was a freaky Twitter rant from an Australian professional golfer named Steve Elkington. I birdied four of the last six and probably could have birdied all of them.

"I missed the cut, but I'm optimistic going forward".

"The more rounds I can play, I'm hopefully going to get rid of all that stuff and hopefully strip it down to what you saw the last six holes". I know I'm doing the right thing.

"I feel like I'm capable", said McIlroy when asked how he rates his prospects of shooting a low number in round two. Then, just two months later, he wrote that openly gay football player Michael Sam was "leading the handbag throw" at the NFL draft combine, resulting in widespread condemnation and a two-week PGA Tour suspension. I sort of have to let it come to me a little bit.

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Then there was a racist barb we certainly don't need to repeat here which he posted while playing in a Senior Open at Royal Birkdale.

It meant that for the first time since World Golf Rankings came into play in 1986, the top three all failed to make the cut at a major.

For the first time since 1974, four players head into the weekend tied atop the leaderboard, with Americans Brooks Koepka and Brian Harman and English duo Paul Casey and Tommy Fleetwood locked at seven-under 137.

Australian golfer Steve Elkington was on the wrong end of a Twitter spat against Rory McIlroy Friday night.

And with a tournament-record 45 players still under par heading into round three, Erin Hills was bracing itself for a massive shootout.


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