McIlroy’sMc fre freak turn
RORY McIlroy will know by Sun Sunday if his dream of defend defending his Open title at St A Andrews has been ended by a freak injury.
The world No. 1 suffer suffered serious ligament dama damage after turning his ankle while running for a ball p playing five- a- side footb football with friends at home in Northern Ireland. McIlr McIlroy will have inten intensive treatment this week in a bid to be fit.
“H He’s desperate to play next week and doing ever everything he can in term terms of icing it, having trea treatment and taking anti anti- inflammatories,” his man manager Sean O’Flaherty said said. “This type of injury tak takes between one week and six weeks to heal, so ... w we should know one wa way or the other by the en end of the week.”