McIlroy hits back after accused of being 'bored' by Elkington

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Pro golfer Steve Elkington tweeted that Rory McIlroy must be "so bored playing golf" since Tiger Woods isn't now playing.

The Aussie pro golfer didn't tag McIlroy in the tweet, but said the 2011 U.S. Open champ must be bored playing golf without Tiger Woods in the field and lacked motivation.

"More like 200mil...not bad for a "bored" 28 year old...plenty more where that came from", McIlroy wrote.

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Elkington added that without Tiger, the "threshold is prolly 4 majors with 100 mill in the bank".

Other professionals, golf journalists and civilian Twitter users entered the free-for-all, a lot of them siding with McIlroy, but Elkington remained undeterred, responding "New [sic] you were a money guy".

It was only his sixth competitive start of the year, and despite getting a birdie at four of the last six holes, he managed just one-under par to come in at 71 on his second go - finishing four shots below the cut.

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Elkington then replied that he knew McIlroy was a "money guy" and that Jack Nicklaus won 18 major titles and never spoke about money. "I'm looking forward to playing some golf over the summer to get some rounds in and improve on what I've shown this week".

"But I'm not going to force it".

McIlroy has revealed that he intends to play in next week's Travelers Championship and the Irish Open, Scottish Open and Open Championship in successive weeks in July.

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Or, according to Champions Tour player and 1995 PGA Championship victor Steve Elkington, he's just bored.

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