McIlroy heaves club into the water

DORAL, Fla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy might be No. 1 in the world at throwing clubs, too.

McIlroy’s frustrations boiled over Friday in the Cadillac Championship when he hit his second shot into the water on the par-5 eight hole, and then heaved his club into the lake. The club rotated like Donald Trump’s helicopter and flew some 50 yards into the water.

McIlroy was 1 under for his round when he put the ball and club in the water. He wound up making bogey.

The world’s No. 1 player is coming off a missed cut at the Honda Classic. He said Thursday after opening with a 73 that he was frustrated about tentative swings instead of playing fearlessly.

In the first round, McIlroy hit 4-iron on the eighth hole on the green for an eagle.

This article was written by Doug Ferguson from The Associated Press and was legally licensed through the NewsCred publisher network.

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