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Friday 18 August 2017

Hot-head Rory gets his club back after flinging it into lake

Rory
Rory
Rory throws the club

Donald Trump made sure Rory McIlroy had all 14 clubs in the bag for his final round at the Cadillac Championship.

Adding yet another day of publicity to McIlroy's mini-meltdown, The Donald had a scuba diver retrieve the 3-iron that McIlroy heaved into the water left the par-5 eighth hole during the second round at Trump National Doral.

McIlroy played with only 13 clubs in the third round, saying he really didn't need a 3-iron.

unlucky

Trump waited for McIlroy to arrive on the practice range, walked over and presented him with the sunken treasure. Turning to the crowd lined up behind the railing, Trump said, "Thirteen is an unlucky number. I want him to have 14 clubs in his bag."

McIlroy said he would return the club to Trump after the round.

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