Rory McIlroy overcomes anger with patience, barriers to rising in the first U.S. race. Open at The Country Club

On a cool, calm Thursday played under a cloudy sky, Rory McIlroy was skiing in the fifth hole of his first round at The Country Club at 122nd U.S. Open.

In the 4th non-shooting phase, McIlroy's rifle was fired at the edge, with high wheels. He was forced to take a strange position in the basement and squeeze it until he reached the hole

He then threw the ball 10 yards into another room and picked up large whacks in the sand in frustration.

But McIlroy collected himself and made 13 feet to maintain momentum on his side. He would finish his second ninth with birdies in his last three holes to send

You will encounter things in the U.S. Open, whether they are lies or things like that, which you will not encounter in any other church," McIlroy said. “The thick path in the base is on the edge of the bunkers.

You have to accept it. I gave the sand a few whacks because I had already wasted it so it was not like

He made many other putts and the second major in a row, found himself on the front page of the leader board at the end of the day