McIlroy's clubs go missing on flight

Published Tuesday, 17 June 2014
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Rory McIlroy has arrived in Dublin for the Irish Open without his golf clubs.

McIlroy's clubs go missing on flight
Rory McIlroy asked the airline about his clubs on Twitter. (© Getty)

The 25-year-old said his equipment went missing following his flight in from the United States.

McIlroy tweeted United Airlines on Tuesday morning to ask what had happened.

He wrote: "Landed in Dublin yesterday morning from Newark and still no golf clubs... Sort of need them this week... Can someone help!?"

A number of people offered to lend McIlroy their clubs before United Airlines replied to say they will make sure the equipment is returned in time for this week's competition in Co Cork.

The airline tweeted: "We have good news. Your clubs will be in tomorrow and we'll deliver them to the tournament for you."

© UTV News
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4 Comments
Patrick in Newry wrote (64 days ago):
who cares nike will have new clubs for him the time he gets to the course smile for the birdie
Stuart in Carrickfergus wrote (64 days ago):
Anyone want to buy a set of nike clubs? 1 previous owner as good as new.
Adrian in Coleraine wrote (64 days ago):
Maybe be better if he borrowed my grannys !
Franco in Belfast wrote (64 days ago):
They will get them to him, i travelled with them and lost a Ipod and special type of badges, they were great with me and paid for everything and even sent the cheque to NI to my address from CA, great airline in that way.
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