Open gets better of Rory McIlroy
ARDMORE, Pa. -- Rory McIlroy had a final-round 6-over 76 on Sunday at the U.S. Open at Merion.
McIlroy's round included two birdies, a double-bogey and a quadruple-bogey. At the par-4 11th hole, where he took the quadruple-bogey, he bent his wedge in frustration after hitting a ball into the water.
"I just hit a bad tee shot into the creek there, and then what you don't want to do as a golfer is follow one mistake with another, and that's what I did," said McIlroy, who took the ...
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Merion proved to be quite the test for the world's best at the 113th U.S. Open. Justin Rose ultimately triumphed, finishing the tournament with a 2-stroke victory at 1-over.