A fan was ejected from the Scottish Open on Friday morning after eradicating a membership from Rory McIlroy‘s bag and taking some apply swings.
The spectator walked as much as McIlroy on the tenth tee on the European Tour occasion, at The Renaissance Membership in North Berwick, earlier than eradicating a membership from the Northern Irishman’s bag.
McIlroy and his caddie seemed on in confusion on the spectator, who was taken away by safety quickly after.
A spokesperson for the European Tour instructed ESPN “the matter is now within the fingers of Police Scotland.”
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McIlroy carded a 70 within the opening spherical of the event to take a seat 6 photographs again from in a single day chief Jack Senior of England.
The four-time main winner will play within the 149th Open at Royal St. George’s, which begins Thursday, with organizers planning to confess 32,000 spectators per day. Final yr’s Open was canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic.