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'Injury hit' McIlory fails to show his best at US PGA championship


August 14, 2011 - Washington

Britain's Golf star Rory McIlory has admitted that he failed to give out his best performance during the ongoing US PGA Championship.

McIlory, who wore light strapping to protect the wrist tendon injury he sustained hitting a tree root on Thursday finished with a score of seven over.

"I have putted terribly this week. I would like to say the wrist is part of it but it shouldn't affect it. I don't want to make any excuses. I just haven't played well enough," McIlory was quoted, as saying by The Daily Express.cIlory acknowledged that if the injury occurred at a tournament other than a major, he would have withdrawn. But, he reiterated that he wanted to stay in the final major of the year.

"I am worried about the injury because I feel as if I can't play to the best of my abilities with it. But I am not worried about it long term. It should just take a few weeks to heal," he said.

ANI

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