WATCH: Rory McIlroy Shanks It Into Scoreboard On Range

Four-time major winner Rory McIlroy hit a funny one on the driving range

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The four-time major winner hit a funny one on the driving range

WATCH: Rory McIlroy Shanks It Into Scoreboard On Range

Rory McIlroy is arguably the world's finest ball striker but even the best sometimes get it wrong.

And he reminded us of just how hard golf really is on the driving range prior to the third round of the USPGA Championship.

The four-time major winner was practising with his wedges and then shanked one straight into the scoreboard.

Very un-McIlroy-like!

Watch his shank here:

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McIlroy is three under par after 36 holes at Bellerive as he seeks his fifth major and third USPGA Championship title.

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Elliott Heath
Elliott Heath

Elliott Heath is our Senior Staff Writer and has been with Golf Monthly since early 2016. He graduated in Sports Journalism in 2016 and currently manages the Golf Monthly news, 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 has also covered three Open Championships on-site including at Carnoustie in 2018 when he was inside the ropes with Tiger Woods. He has played 31 of our Top 100 golf courses, with his favourites being both Sunningdales, Woodhall Spa, Old Head and Alwoodley. He currently plays at West Byfleet Golf Club in Surrey, where his handicap index floats between 3-5. His golfing highlight is making albatross on the 9th hole on the Hotchkin Course at Woodhall Spa, and he has made one hole-in-one.


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