Rory McIlroy hit his own father with a wayward shot as he carded his worst ever first round score at the Masters. The four-time winner limped home in 76 to be 11 shots behind leader Justin Rose.
And the lowlight of his round was mis-hitting his approach shot wide of the seventh green which his hit Gerry McIlroy despite his shouts of fore.
McIlroy Senior joked: “I should ask for an autographed glove.” The world No.12 responded: “I don't know if he needs a signed glove.
I think that's the least of his worries. I think he just needs to go and put some ice. Maybe I'll autograph a bag of frozen peas for him. “ But there was nothing funny about the rest of McIlroy's performance in the first Major of the year.Read more on mirror.co.uk