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Rory McIlroy will miss British Open with soccer injury

Rory McIlroy will miss British Open with soccer injury

The selfie says it all. Rory McIlroy snapped a photo of his own left foot propped in front of the television with a bulky cast around the ankle -- the ankle that will keep him from defending his title at the British Open this summer. The No. 1-ranked golfer made the announcement via social media on Wednesday. He ruptured a ligament while playing soccer with friends in Northern Ireland over the weekend. "I’m taking a long term view of this injury and, although rehab is progressing well, I want to come back to tournament play when I feel 100% healthy and 100% competitive," he wrote. The Open is scheduled for next week at St. Andrews. It remained unclear whether...

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