The final result, a tied-seventh place finish, perhaps indicated that Rory McIlroy was in the mix in his latest Major bid at the US PGA Championship. But that wasn’t fooling him.
“I think the finish maybe glosses over some of the cracks in my game, it maybe makes the week look a little better than it was,” conceded McIlroy, the world number three, after only managing to play a minor role in the drama that unfolded at Oak Hill Country Club where Brooks Koepka ruled the roost.
“I am happy for Brooks considering what he has been through with injuries and last year coming back the way he has, to compete at Augusta and then come here and play so well. It is amazing how he can turn it on in these Major championships. It is very, very impressive.
“He is a goo …