Heartbreak for Rory McIlroy as a tearful Cameron Smith breaks record for lowest The Open score EVER on -20 in famous win
There is heartbreak for Rory McIlroy as a tearful Cameron Smith breaks record and this will push Rory Mcllroy Major drought even a year further.
Who is Rory Mcllroy?
Rory McIlroy is professional golfer from Northern Ireland. He was born on 4th May 1989 to Rosie McDonald and Gerry McIlroy and was introduced to golf by his father. His father had coached him in the sport and he learnt his golf at the Holywood Golf club which he still maintains as his home course.
Rory McIlroy is a member of both the European and the PGA Tours and is a a former world number one in the Official World Golf Ranking.
Heartbreak for Rory McIlroy as a tearful Cameron Smith breaks record for lowest The Open score
McIlroy quest for the “Major” this year suffered a huge setback as he played a bogey-free final round of 70 but was beaten.
He was beaten by the Aussie with the mullet hairdo and the dodgy moustache, who claimed the 150th Open Championship at St Andrews thanks to a string of five birdies on the back nine.
McIlroy a former number one,who has not added to his four Major titles since the famous 2014 U.S PGA tour, went the overnight with co-leader alongside Norway’s Viktor Hovland and held a clear lead at the turn on day four.
McIlroy approach has been described as “steady-as-you-go” and he was completely stunned by by Smith.
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This year’s failed attempt has been an agony for the finest golf player (McIlroy) who may never have a better chance of adding to his haul of Majors than this. Many say Smith simply won it, fair and square as Rory did not choke and did not also chuck it away.