Rory McIlroy reveals biggest 'pet peeve' in golf

Rory Mc Ilroy

Rory McIlroy has revealed details of his biggest ‘pet peeve’ about golf – and it’s got nothing to do with slow play, the rules or anything else that you might expect.

In a post on Instagram, the four-time major winner expressed his dislike for the word ‘golf’ being used as a ‘verb’, as in ‘to golf’.

For example: “I golfed on Friday”, or “I like to golf”.

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Say anything like that in McIlroy’s company and there’s a good chance you’ll get short shrift.

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Here’s what he posted:

Rory Mc Ilroy Instagram Post

Who know the former world No.1 held proper grammar in such high esteem?

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