Rory McIlroy has not been playing well since signing his mega-deal with Nike. On #11 on Sunday at the US Open he fired his drive into Cobbs creek. After taking a drop in the fairway, he hit his third shot right back into Cobbs creek. Rory was visibly frustrated and jammed his club into the ground, bending the steel shaft. Because Rory didn’t break the club on a shot, he is not allowed to replace that club with a new one and has to take that one out of the bag. Though I’m not too sure he cares since he isn’t even close to contention at this point.
UPDATE: Here’s what Rory had to say on Twitter about the incident:
A lot of comments about my bent 9 iron… Moment of frustration and silly thing to do. That's what Merion can do to you!
— Rory McIlroy (@McIlroyRory) June 17, 2013
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