McIlroy trying to move on from devastating US Open loss


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NORTH BERWICK, Scotland (AP) — Rory McIlroy got back into his own little world a few days too late.

The immediate aftermath of a U.S. Open he threw away — missing two putts in the 3-foot range — included a previously planned trip to Manhattan. McIlroy said he walked the High Line a couple of times, able to be a face in the crowd of America’s busiest city.

“Alone with my thoughts for a couple days, which was good,” McIlroy said Wednesday at the Genesis Scottish Open, his first time back from a most devastating loss at Pinehurst No. 2. “They were hard, but at the same time, as each day went by it became easier to focus on the positives and then to think about the future instead of what had just happened.”

What happened is hard to forget.

McIlroy missed a ...

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