Now, perhaps, his luck with injuries has run out.
After feeling pain in his left knee, McIlroy got off to a horrendous start in Friday's second round at the
That score included three consecutive double-bogeys.
McIlroy spoke about his tender knee after Thursday's first round, which he finished at nine-under.
"The inside of it is sore, it's a little swollen," he said, adding: "Hopefully it will be OK for tomorrow."