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GULLANE, Scotland - Rory McIlroy was ready to get some help after a fat 42 on the back nine almost surely put him out of contention in the British Open barely after it began. Air Jordan Retro . Not with his swing. With his mind. "Sometimes I feel like Im walking out there and Im unconscious," McIlroy said. McIlroy imploded with a startling series of missed shots on the back nine Thursday on his way to a 7-over 79 that demonstrated just how much the former No. 1 player in the world is struggling with his game. He was a staggering 13 shots off the lead even though he felt he hit the ball decently all day. It left him talking about seeing a sports psychologist to figure out why he cant score like he used to even after doing everything he could to make his game work. "Its a very alien feeling," McIlroy said. "Its something Ive never had to deal with before." McIlroy seemed bewildered after a round of missed opportunities, missed putts and even a putt that went into a bunker. By the time he tapped in for a final bogey on the 18th hole and shook hands with playing partners Phil Mickelson and Hideki Matsuyama it was all he could do to add up the damage and sign his card. A few days earlier, McIlroy was talking about how hopeful he was that he was finally ready to come out of a season-long slump. On this unusually warm day on the Scottish coast he sounded like he was searching desperately for something, anything really, that could save his game. "I just need to try to think more," he said. "Im trying to focus and trying to concentrate. But, yeah, I cant really fathom it at the minute and its hard to stand up here and tell you guys whats really wrong." It was just 11 months ago that the 24-year-old McIlroy won the PGA Championship for his second major championship win. Since then, he ditched the clubs that had served him well to sign a rich endorsement deal with Nike. He put a new driver in the bag for the Open, hoping to straighten out a flaw that had him leaving his tee shots to the right. But thats just where he was on the 10th hole, deep in knee-high rough on his way to his first bogey on a back nine littered with big scores. The swing, he insisted, was fine. But the mental errors added up quickly, with McIlroy making a double bogey on the 12th hole after short siding himself with a short iron and putting from just off the front of the green into a back bunker on No. 15 for another double bogey there. "Its just so brain dead," he said. "Seriously, I feel like Ive been walking around out there like that for the last couple of months. Im trying to get out of it. I just dont quite know why." McIlroy, who has yet to win this year and finished tied for 41st last month in the U.S. Open, was candid as he answered questions after his round in a steamy interview area off the 18th green. He stood with his hands in his pockets and talked about how things werent all that bad before he began making mental errors on the back nine. Its the first time in his career that he has struggled for so long, and McIlroy acknowledged it was difficult to deal with. But he rejected the notion that having big success at such an early age may have set him up for some failures now. "I dont think so," he said. "All youre trying to do is get the ball in the hole in the least amount of shots as possible. Thats all youre thinking about out there or trying to think about. And thats what Ive been so good in the past, and obviously thats the point Im trying to get back to." If McIlroy needed any reminder of how far he has fallen it came when he was playing the back nine and his name appeared on a leaderboard just off the 15th hole. It was a mistake, and quickly taken down. Air Jordan Retro Sale .com) - Richie Incognito has reportedly been admitted to a psychiatric care unit in Arizona. Air Jordan Retro For Sale Free Shipping .C. -- Calgarys Kevin Koe did it the hard way again. http://www.airjordanretro.us.com/ . Clarkson had been dealing with an elbow injury in early January and will be out of action for at least one week. He has three goals and five assists through 36 games with the Leafs this season.Sunil Narine and Kieron Pollard played starring roles as West Indies beat South Africa by four wickets in the opening match of the Tri-series in Guyana. The duo were returning to international cricket after missing the victorious World Twenty20 campaign and Narine took a career-best 6-27 as South Africa were bowled out for 188 off 46.5 overs on a slow pitch.West Indies were 76-4 in replay but Pollard then hit 67 not out off 67 balls to get the hosts home with 11 balls to spare.Pollard smashed six sixes in his match-winning knock, becoming just the fourth West Indies player to hit 100 maximums in one-day internationals.South Africa chose to bat first and openers Quinton de Kock (30) and Hashim Amla (20) put on 52 before a 78-run third wicket stand between Rilee Rossouw (who top scored with 61) and captain AB de Villiers (31). Sunil Narine enjoyed a sensational return to international cricket But De Villiers fell to a good return catch by Jerome Taylor and South Africa subsequently collapsed from 160-3, their last seven wickets falling for just 28 runs as Narine proved too good for the middle and lower order. Air Jordan Retro Sale Online. Forced to remodel his action after it was deemed illegal during the Caribbean sides last ODI campaign in Sri Lanka last November, the 28-year-old mystery spinner had Rossouw caught at first slip and then snared a trio of lbw dismissals, including last man Imran Tahir (0). Set a relatively modest target, the West Indies opening pair of Johnson Charles (31) and Andre Fletcher (11) rode their luck in a 37-run stand before the introduction of the spinners led to a collapse.Imran Tahir (2-41) bowled the openers with googlies while Aaron Phangiso (3-40) and J.P. Duminy removed Marlon Samuels (1) and Denesh Ramdin (10) respectively, to have the hosts wobbling at 76-4.But Pollard, whose first three scoring shots were huge sixes, salvaged the situation alongside Darren Bravo (30), who helped to add 74 runs for the fourth wicket.Bravo then fell to Phangiso for 30 and World Twenty20 final hero Carlos Brathwaite (8) was dismissed by the same bowler.But captain Jason Holder (10 not out) joined Pollard to ensure there were no more alarms, as West Indies secured a morale-boosting win ahead of Sundays meeting with World Cup holders Australia.The Tri-series continues with West Indies v Australia live on Sky Sports 3 HD from 5.55pm on Sunday. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' ' 

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