WATCH: Rory McIlroy Snaps Club At Zozo Championship

The four-time Major winner showed some frustration after missing a green

WATCH: Rory McIlroy Snaps Club At Zozo Championship
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The four-time Major winner showed some frustration after missing a green

WATCH: Rory McIlroy Snaps Club At Zozo Championship

You might think that having a child would relax you on the golf course and allow you to accept the bad shots.

However, golf always has a way of getting the better of you - no matter how great at the game you are.

Rory McIlroy showed some frustration at the Zozo Championship in snapping an iron after missing a green on his way to a double bogey.

The four-time Major winner needed an up-and-down from 140 yards on the 18th hole to save par, although he pushed it right and went on to make a six.

Rory struggled in his opening 73 (+1) where came home in 40 after a three under par front nine.

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Rory is searching for form since golf restarted on the PGA Tour in June.

The Northern Irishman lost the World No.1 spot earlier in the year and is currently down to 5th.

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His best finish was T7th at the Tour Championship and he was also T8th at the US Open.

The 30-year-old is still searching for his first win of 2020 after four victories in 2019.

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He trails the leader Sebastian Munoz by nine strokes after round one at Sherwood Country Club.

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Elliott Heath
Senior Staff Writer

Elliott Heath is our Senior Staff Writer and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016 after graduating with a degree in Sports Journalism. He manages the Golf Monthly news, features, courses and travel sections as well as our large Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Elliott has interviewed some huge names in the golf world including Sergio Garcia, Thomas Bjorn, Bernd Wiesberger and Scotty Cameron as well as a number of professionals on the DP World and PGA Tours. He covered the 2022 Masters from Augusta National as well as four Open Championships on-site including the 150th at St Andrews. He has played 35 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, Old Head and Turnberry. He has been obsessed with the sport since the age of 8 and currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey, where his handicap index floats anywhere between 2-6. His golfing highlights are making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, shooting an under-par round, playing in the Aramco Team Series on the Ladies European Tour and making his one and only hole-in-one at the age of 15 - a long time ago now!


Elliott is currently playing:


Driver: Titleist TSR4

3 wood: TaylorMade SIM2 Max

Hybrid: TaylorMade SIM Max

Irons: Mizuno MP5 4-PW

Wedges: Cleveland RTX ZipCore 50, 54, 58

Putter: Odyssey White Hot OG #5

Ball: Titleist Pro V1x