By Evin Priest
Maybe Rory McIlroy did want to go to the Olympics after all? Just not for golf. For hammer throw. Or potentially, a new hybrid sport: golf club throw.
A little more than a year after throwing his 3-iron into the water at Doral, McIlroy was going for the par-5 16th in two at Royal Troon in the third round of the 145th Open Championship.
The Northern Irishman hung his 3-wood out to the right – and then he flung it at the ground in disgust. The club never had a chance, immediately snapping upon meeting the turf. Check it out:
Wow, Rory. pic.twitter.com/nLPPEIa0jO
— Beth Ann Nichols (@GolfweekNichols) July 16, 2016