Rory McIlroy's Tee Shot Lands in Spectator's Pocket

Kyle Newport@@KyleNewportFeatured ColumnistSeptember 12, 2014

via @GolfCentral

Rory McIlroy found himself in an odd spot during the second round of the 2014 Tour Championship Friday morning.

His tee shot on the 14th hole somehow found its way into one spectator's pocket.

Golf Central @GolfCentral

Rory McIlroy's ball just fell out of a tree and into this guy's pocket! #TOURChamp #FreeDrop http://t.co/vc4tF9dfdJ

TOUR Championship @playofffinale

A new meaning to "trick shot" Full-time golfer, part-time magician @McIlroyRory ball ends up in #Auburn fan's pocket!?

McIlroy, ever the pro, was still able to smile and save par on the hole.

Catherine Holmes @holmes_cath

On the 14th fairway at PGA Tour Championship watching @McIlroyRory. Ball hits a tree and falls in a guy's pocket! http://t.co/jcEDBEg1BI

McIlroy spoke about the incident after he finished his day:


Rory: "No, the fan took it out of his pocket. I know how sweaty my pockets are right now. I wasn't going in there." http://t.co/Eck6ILyb64

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