Triple halts McIlroy charge, not his return to form
Rory Mcilroy spoke to TV and radio, headed to change his shoes and then banged them on a locker door in frustration as he headed for the exit and a flight out of Rochester. His discontent was understandable after his potential final round charge was halted almost before it began when he ended up in Allen’s Creek and took a triple bogey seven just five holes into the final round of the US PGA.
Lowry and GMac ready for moving day, Harrington waiting his turn
The putting gods did not smile on Padraig Harrington, Shane Lowry or Graeme McDowell over the first two days of the US PGA at Oak Hill. But while Harrington can no longer do anything about it having missed the cut by four shots, McDowell and Lowry are keen to show they’re playing a lot better than their position on the leaderboard suggests.
McIlroy's real targets? More duels with Tiger
Forget about his video reminders, his haircut, his desire to prove people wrong or his insistence on solving his problems his way. Rory McIlroy is looking beyond this week’s US PGA to the day when his game is back in shape. There’s only one gold standard and it’s not set by the press. Put simply, There’s just one man he wants to beat - Tiger Woods.
Harrington cuts himself some slack - "I’m a lot more patient...more tolerant. I’m more like me"
A lot can happen in five years. If you’re Padraig Harrington, it’s been five years of disappointments and frustrations, leading to the conclusion that not only is trying recreate the magic formula an object in futility, the formula only worked for a person who no longer exists. Even the opposition has changed.