British Open 2014: McIlroy admits that mixed form affecting him mentally

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 14:18

London: Irish golfer Rory McIlroy has admitted that his failure to back up a low first-round score with a solid second is affecting him mentally, as he prepares for this week`s Open.

Last week, McIlroy shot a course-record 64 on day one of the Scottish Open only to follow it up with a 78.

According to the BBC, he said that the immediate solution was that he had no problem shooting low scores on Thursdays, and therefore, he should pretend that every day was a Thursday, and not a Friday.

McIlroy also carded a 63 and a 78 at the Memorial earlier this season and suffered a seven-shot swing in another US Tour event.

The former world number one won the last of his two majors in 2012 and has struggled to add to that tally.

ANI

First Published: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 15:17

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