DUBLIN, Ohio – Overnight U.S. Women’s Open leader Yuka Saso spent Thursday night adhering to a well-recognized routine, watching video of Rory McIlroy’s swing.
“The last time I watched it was Masters. I was just watching his golf and swing for like one hour, maybe more,” Saso mentioned.
Following his third spherical on the Memorial McIlroy smiled when advised of Saso’s routine: “I was hardly [at the Masters] for an hour,” he laughed.
McIlroy mentioned he’s by no means met Saso however is wanting ahead to hopefully getting to know her later this yr on the Olympics. He additionally mentioned that though it’s flattering that she research his swing, it’s troublesome for a participant to admire their very own motion.
“There’s a lot of people’s swings out here that I love as well, but when it’s your own you pick it apart and you find everything that’s wrong with it,” McIlroy mentioned. “I think Tiger had the best swing in history that sort of early-2000 stage and I talked to him about it and he still picks it apart. No, I did this and that and I wrecked my knee doing it and all that. So, like even Tiger, when he went on that run, he was still picking apart his swing.”