Rory McIlroy rediscovers his swagger at Birkdale
Rory McIlroy had a spring in his step during his round of 68 on Friday morning. And, everyone (including us) loved it…
— National Club Golfer (@NCGmagazine) July 21, 2017
— BenchWarmers (@BeWarmers) July 21, 2017
Just love the way Rory shuts people up. Some people don't realise it's his character that's just as strong as his game.
— Eddie Pepperell (@PepperellEddie) July 21, 2017
Rory's got the strut going! https://t.co/WFBp9p5am3
— No Laying Up (@NoLayingUp) July 21, 2017
When Rory has the round you wanted to have, and you have a front row seat to it. pic.twitter.com/vaG06cSGAJ
— Kyle Porter (@KylePorterCBS) July 21, 2017
If Rory comes back to win this, I suggest they commemorate his caddie’s pep talk by engraving the claret jug with “Rory F—— McIlroy.”
— Dan Jenkins (@danjenkinsgd) July 21, 2017
Rory is full fist-pumping in pars on a Friday but is he even motivated anymore with golf? I'm not sure.
— Shane Bacon (@shanebacon) July 21, 2017
Let's take a look at the many faces and phases of Rory McIlroy. pic.twitter.com/23m27vpmz5
— Skratch (@Skratch) July 21, 2017
Q: Rory, what does it say about you as a *person* you were able to fight back?
A. Rory: It's not like I went through war.
— Kevin Van Valkenburg (@KVanValkenburg) July 21, 2017
Also, who knew Russia were so dominant in the golfing world? Well, Golf Channel did…
This might be the WTF moment of the week. Did Golf Channel get hacked earlier today? Russians have won every major title? pic.twitter.com/3xs6fdRXdd
— Steve Elling (@EllingYelling) July 20, 2017
Is this the biggest omen of the week for Jordan Spieth? It just might be…
— Sean Martin (@PGATOURSMartin) July 21, 2017
Finally, it wasn’t such a great birthday for Paul Casey. He carded a round of 77… yikes! But at least he had some pretty cool shoes, right?
— The Open (@TheOpen) July 21, 2017
Paul Casey ruining a lot of people's hopes and dreams today. Not a great birthday so far. Shoes are tight though…
— Kenny Kim (@KendoVT) July 21, 2017
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