British Open: Protracer of wayward Rory McIlroy shot, ensuing club toss

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Rory McIlroy wasn't pleased with his second shot at the par-5 16th hole in the third round of the 145th Open Championship and proceeded to toss his club in frustration.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Saturday, July 16, 2016 | 12:15 p.m.

Like a lot of players this week, Rory McIlroy was on the wrong end of the draw at Royal Troon in the 145th Open Championship. But, just as you'd expect, he's been grinding away nonetheless.

After a while though, frustration can set in. That's what happened with McIlroy after he sailed his second shot way right at the par-5 16th hole on Saturday in the third round.

As you can see, Protracer picked up the shot. And then, we got to see Rory's disgusted club toss:

 

 

Not bad. But still nothing compared to Rory's club toss at Doral in 2015:

 

 

By the way, McIlroy did make par at the 16th hole and was even par for the tournament. 

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.