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Rory McIlroy issues apology for US Open behaviour

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Rory McIlroy has apologised for his behaviour at the US Open earlier this month.

The Merion course proved to be particularly tough for all the golfers, with no player managing to be under par after the 72-holes were played.

Consequently McIlroy’s frustration clearly got the better of him after he hit two balls straight into the water and bent his club, but he said that it ‘definitely wasn’t the right thing to do’.

"Of course, everybody is going to get frustrated by a bad shot and I’m no different. But it doesn’t set a good example,” the 24-year-old said to reporters.

"There are other ways to show disappointment and I wouldn’t recommend any kids to start throwing their clubs or bending their 9-irons.”

McIlroy has been in poor form of late, but remained in contention at the US Open until the final two-days, when two poor rounds saw him finish on 14 over for the tournament.

But McIlroy is convinced that he is close to getting back to his best form. 

He said: “I think my game is a lot closer this year than it was at the Irish Open at Portrush last year. I sort of turned it around a bit with a top-10 up there and that gave me confidence.

"I keep saying that it’s not far away, but it isn’t. Yes, I do feel I can catch a wave going into the summer like I did 12 months ago.

The world number two is currently competing in the Irish Open, but he has made a poor start to the competition, dropping shots at both the second and the third holes.


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