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Jon Rahm defends Rory McIlroy over missed putts, video

Jon Rahm defends Rory McIlroy over missed putts, video

Jon Rahm believes NBC’s golf announcers “severely underplayed” the degree of difficulty for Rory McIlroy’s devastating missed putt on the 18th hole at the 2024 U.S. Open.

McIlroy bogeyed three of his final four holes, concluding a stunning major collapse at Pinehurst No. 2 on Sunday, as Bryson DeChambeau won the tournament.

Speaking with Sports Illustrated, Rahm felt the broadcasters were making it out to be a much simpler putt than in reality.

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“One of the things that absolutely burned me, and I think it was (NBC’s) Smylie (Kaufman) who said it, he severely underplayed how difficult Rory’s putt on 18 was,” said Rahm, who withdrew from the U.S. Open due to a foot ailment.

“When he said it’s a…

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