The Northern Irishman acted against his own hopes of glory as he voluntarily pushed his ball into the grass on the 3rd
The moral high ground is unlikely to precede a competitive low score. If Rory McIlroy’s bid for a third US PGA Championship falls short by one – and for now at least, that remains a big if – his reflections on an endearing moment of sportsmanship would be valid.
The Northern Irishman acted against his own hopes of glory at Harding Park by affording himself a clear conscience. McIlroy’s nod to the principles of the game was timely.
Written by Ewan Murray
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