Live

Repeat: OTB AM

05:00 AM-07:00 AM

Repeat: OTB AM
McIlroy makes swing changes ah...
Golf

McIlroy makes swing changes ahead of Quail Hollow return

Rory McIlroy begins his bid for a third career win at Quail Hollow when he tees it up at the Wells Fargo Championship this evening.

He's won events there in 2010 and 2015, setting new course records on both occasions. McIlroy shot a final round 62 to land his first USPGA Championship title in 2010 before shooting a day three 61 in romping to a seven-shot success in 2015.

The soon to turn 30-year-old says the Charlotte course is among his favourites.

“It’s always a place that I look forward to coming to every year.

“The course is in great shape. I’m excited to be playing again after a couple weeks off. I’ve got a busy stretch coming up and hopefully I’ll start off with a good tournament this week.”

McIlroy says he's used a two-week break to analyse video footage from the Masters to help make some minor tweaks to his swing.

“One of the good things about having two weeks off is you have time to delve into a couple of things...I just sort of delved into that a little bit and worked on a couple mechanics and feel a bit better about it.”

The four-time major winner says he was in 'great' physical shape ahead of Augusta and believes he's flat performance was more down to psychological factors.

“If I look back through all the success I’ve had winning tournaments, whether it be a Major or not, I always go back to the fact that I was in a really good place that week.

“What will help me ultimately win more Majors is being in the right place mentally.”

 

Subscribe to Off The Ball's YouTube channel for more videos, like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for the latest sporting news and content.


Read more about

Mcilroy Quail Hollow Rory McIlroy

Live: Title

Description

Added to queue
Removed from queue

On Air

Share

Share

Next up in queue

Title
Description
Duration

There are currently no podcasts in the queue

Go to podcasts

On Air

Repeat: OTB AM

Repeat: OTB AM

05:00 AM-07:00 AM

Share

Up next

Highlights on Off The Ball

Highlights on Off The Ball

07:00 AM-07:30 AM

Share

LIVE: OTB AM

LIVE: OTB AM

07:30 AM-10:00 AM

Share

Repeat: OTB AM

Repeat: OTB AM

10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Share

Richie’s Isolation Mix

Richie’s Isolation Mix

12:00 PM-01:00 PM

Share

OTB Gold

OTB Gold

01:00 PM-02:00 PM

Share

Highlights on Off The Ball

Highlights on Off The Ball

02:00 PM-05:00 PM

Share

LIVE: Wednesday Night Rugby

LIVE: Wednesday Night Rugby

05:00 PM-06:00 PM

Share

OTB Gold

OTB Gold

06:00 PM-07:00 PM

Share

LIVE: Newsround

LIVE: Newsround

07:00 PM-07:30 PM

Share

LIVE: Off The Ball

LIVE: Off The Ball

07:30 PM-08:00 PM

Share

LIVE: Wednesday Night Rugby

LIVE: Wednesday Night Rugby

08:00 PM-09:00 PM

Share

LIVE: The Football Show

LIVE: The Football Show

09:00 PM-10:00 PM

Share

Richie’s Isolation Mix

Richie’s Isolation Mix

10:00 PM-11:00 PM

Share

Repeat: Off The Ball

Repeat: Off The Ball

11:00 PM-12:00 AM

Share

Repeat: OTB AM

Repeat: OTB AM

12:00 AM-02:00 AM

Share

Repeat: Off The Ball

Repeat: Off The Ball

02:00 AM-05:00 AM

Share

Repeat: OTB AM

Repeat: OTB AM

05:00 AM-07:00 AM

Share

00:00:00 / 00:00:00

Share on