Rory McIlroy shot hits fan, breaks her phone during abysmal round at the Open Championship

The Open Championship did not get off to a good start for Rory McIlroy on Thursday. 

The Northern Irish golfer was among the favorites to win heading into the action at Royal Portrush, but that dream quickly became a longshot after a quadruple-bogey on his first hole of the tournament. 

As if the score wasn’t bad enough, McIlroy’s errant tee shot to start the round went sailing into the crowd and struck a fan, breaking her cell phone in the process. The spectator, who McIlroy apologized to after the incident, was identified as 34-year-old Anna McKelvey

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