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Rory McIlroy not ‘bored’ with golf following US Open exit

However, still hurting from his early exit, the criticism didn’t sit well with McIlroy, who responded, saying: “More like 200mil… not bad for a “bored” 28 year old…plenty more where that came from”, before listing his various achievements on the golf course.Steve Elkington, whose sole major triumph came at the Riviera Country Club in Los Angeles 22 years ago, claimed that McIlroy looked “bored playing golf” after the former world No 1 carded rounds of 78 and 71 to miss the cut at Erin Hills.McIlroy birdied four of his last six holes in Wisconsin, but still missed the cut by four shots.That prompted Elkington, the 1995 PGA Championship victor, to suggest the decline of superstar Tiger Woods has left the Northern Irishman satisfied with his achievements and earnings, writing on Twitter “Rory is bored playiing [sic] golf…without Tiger the threshold is prolly [sic] 4 majors with 100mill in the bank”.Though McIlroy’s response to Elkington probably made him feel a bit better.He has won two PGA Championships, The Open Championship and the U.S. Open.To be fair to McIlroy, he’s returning from injury and hasn’t played as much golf as he would have liked to this year.Not taking kindly to what he seemed to considered a boast about his wealth, he told McIlroy: “New (sic) you were a money guy”.But Elkington wasn’t done, despite being shown the door by the No. 2 ranked golfer in the world.