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Rory McIlroy is Overrated!

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I like Rory but he has certainly disappointed more than astonished me and maybe himself. What I don’t think has any merit anymore is to claim Rory as a favorite going into any tournament. I keep hearing how he’s the favorite and he flops. I’d say leave him alone and quit jerking to the fake frisbee throw like a black lab. He’ll win we does. Zero expectations.

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Rory wins the RBC Canadian Open by 7 shots with a 61 in the final round.

25 professional wins, 16 of them being PGA tour wins. Still 4 majors though. 

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People expected this type of play very frequently - so yeah, that was overrating the kid.

But still a great player - it would be fun to see this more often.

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6 hours ago, rehmwa said:

People expected this type of play very frequently - so yeah, that was overrating the kid.

But still a great player - it would be fun to see this more often.

But that expectation was foolishness.  Expecting the latest 'hot' guy, whether it be Rory, DJ, the Justin's, et al, to play at a dominant level for more than a couple of years was completely unrealistic.  Only Tiger has done that.  The rest are Ralph Guldahls.

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The disappointment has been the majors since his last win in 2014. He had a chance of winning the 2017 and 2018 Open, but other than that, he really has been a non-factor down the stretch. He's posted some good backdoor finishes but has been pretty non-existent in majors. He won the Players and then laid an egg at the Masters and PGA, two courses that suited him well. 

He's had a solid year and run of things this year, and he's got his fair share of wins, but I think we're waiting for him to collect some more major championships. He's too good to only have 4 and 0 since 2014. I don't want to say he's "overrated", because he has potential. I would just say he's "underachieved".

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This is the kind of play that I've been expecting of him for quite a while.  I can't wait to see how he does next week. 

 

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He makes a real good living. Doesn’t act foolish/controversial. He’s doing fine....after all , he is playing against a bunch of other golf gods too

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On 6/11/2019 at 8:00 AM, chilepepper said:

He makes a real good living. Doesn’t act foolish/controversial. He’s doing fine....after all , he is playing against a bunch of other golf gods too

Agree.  Rory is simply awesome, or should I say Brad faxon is awesome.

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On 6/11/2019 at 8:00 AM, chilepepper said:

He makes a real good living. Doesn’t act foolish/controversial. He’s doing fine....after all , he is playing against a bunch of other golf gods too

Only thing I have against Rory is he gets too “complainy” from time to time. Like in his comments about the USGA and his threat to boycott. I could do without that. Other than that, he’s good for the game. 

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