British Open: Rory McIlroy’s opening shot breaks woman’s cell phone
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland—Rory McIlroy’s opening tee shot in the British Open hit a woman out of bounds and broke a cell phone in her pocket.
The R&A said a 34-year-old woman from Northern Ireland was standing along the side of the first fairway when she was hit by the errant shot.
McIlroy had to take a provisional tee shot and ended up with a quadruple-bogey 8 on the first hole.
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