Tag Archives: Rory’s left ankle

Aug
12
2015
By Stephanie Wei under PGA Championship

On Wednesday in his press conference ahead of the PGA Championship, Rory McIlroy has no intention of halting any type of normal activities he does off the course with his friends, including playing soccer. McIlroy, who tore a ligament in his left ankle during a friendly kickabout in early July, might take more precautions in the future, like perhaps wearing ankle braces, but he he’ll continue to live his life as he pleases, despite the potential risk for injuries. After all, accidents happen even when the most extreme safety measures are in place.

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Aug
10
2015
By Stephanie Wei under PGA Championship

As many suspected with the various emoji-coded social media posts from the world no. 1, Rory McIlroy will indeed attempt to defend his title at the PGA Championship. On Monday, McIlroy confirmed that he will return to competition at Whistling Straits, declaring himself “100% healthy.”

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Aug
5
2015
By Stephanie Wei under Rory McIlroy

Working hard every day to come back stronger #dontmindthegrind

A video posted by Rory McIlroy (@rorymcilroy) on

Well, look what we have here. Rory McIlroy, who ruptured a tendon in his left ankle in a friendly kickabout last month, posted a video on his Instagram account of his rehab process — and perhaps giving some indication that his ankle might be strong enough for him to defend his title at next week’s PGA Championship.

I mean, dude, if you’re not going to play in the season’s last major, then don’t go around teasing us with videos of your workout that most of us can’t do with healthy ankles.

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Jul
11
2015
By Stephanie Wei under British Open

After Rory McIlroy injured his ankle in a “kickabout” with friends last Saturday, the world no. 1 sent a text accompanied by a photo to none other than Tiger Woods, seeking advice, according to USA Today’s Steve DiMeglio. Which makes sense given the 14-time major champion’s well-documented history of ailments.

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