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Masters countdown – 5 days to go: A glance again at Rory McIlroy’s 2011 Augusta Nationwide collapse | Golf Information

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It’s now 10 years since Rory McIlroy’s final-round collapse within the 2011 Masters; with 5 days to go to this 12 months’s match we have a look again at that fateful day at Augusta Nationwide; watch the 2021 Masters dwell on Sky Sports activities

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A glance again at Rory McIlroy’s final-round mishap on the 2011 Masters, when he let a four-shot lead slip and ended up tied for fifteenth place as Charl Schwartzel triumphed

A glance again at Rory McIlroy’s final-round mishap on the 2011 Masters, when he let a four-shot lead slip and ended up tied for fifteenth place as Charl Schwartzel triumphed

Rory McIlroy continues to be ready to assert his place in golf’s Grand Slam membership after lacking a wonderful likelihood to safe it together with his final-round collapse at Augusta Nationwide, which is now 10 years in the past.

The then 21-year-old had shared the first-round benefit within the 2011 Masters because of a seven-under 65 and located himself armed with a four-shot lead on Saturday after sustaining his spectacular begin to the week with a third-round 70.

Bogeying the par-four first on Sunday was an indication of issues to return for the Northern Irishman, who reached the flip clinging on to a one-stroke benefit however noticed his possibilities of victory unravel over the house of 4 holes.

A triple-bogey on the tenth was adopted by a three-putt bogey from lower than 10 toes on the subsequent, earlier than taking 4 putts to double-bogey the twelfth.

McIlroy walks off the 11th hole at Augusta National after making a bogey

McIlroy walks off the eleventh gap at Augusta Nationwide after making a bogey

McIlroy’s distress worsened when he yanked his drive at 13 into Rae’s Creek, finally closing with an eight-over 80 as Charl Schwartzel took the Inexperienced Jacket.

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“All of it went a bit pear-shaped,” was how McIlroy, who completed tied for fifteenth, summed up his Sunday afternoon nightmare. He was not improper.

McIlroy appears again on his collapse on the 2011 Masters and divulges what he learnt from the expertise

McIlroy appears again on his collapse on the 2011 Masters and divulges what he learnt from the expertise

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