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Will Rory McIlroy ever resume his rise to the golfing heavens or is he too tormented by his major void?

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Rory McIlroy once looked like he was on a similar career trajectory to the great Tiger Woods but now his place amongst the true golfing elite is in doubt.

Rory McIlroy once looked like he was on a similar career trajectory to the great Tiger Woods but now his place amongst the true golfing elite is in doubt.

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Rory McIlroy once looked like he was on a similar career trajectory to the great Tiger Woods but now his place amongst the true golfing elite is in doubt.

"A career that has lost its way, at least on the level of untrammelled achievement." - Writer James Lawton’s portrait of a 31-year-old Wayne Rooney.

His old signature drumbeat was a dance with the golfing gods so dazzling it made even the best of the rest seem like 50-dollar-a-day extras in the movie of his life.

The bone-deep frustration in rubbernecking as Rory McIlroy again melts under the Broadway lights is fuelled not only by the crushing frustration that what should be the prime years of his sporting life are unspooling as a major tournament wasteland.