Rory McIlroy has rubbished the suggestion that he is "bored" with golf after making an early exit from the US Open for the second successive year.
The world No 2 was playiing for the first time since the Players Championship a month ago. A a rib injury has been hampering the 28-year-old. His ring rust showed as he struggled at Erin Hills.
He was responding to a tweet from 1995 US PGA champion Steve Elkington:
McIlroy didn’t waste time in responding: "More like 200mil... not bad for a "bored" 28 year old... plenty more where that came from" which was accompanied with a screenshot of his Wikipedia page.
The spat didn’t stop there, as Elkington responded to the Holywood man: