Thursday 27 November 2014

Rory McIlroy changes phone passcode after TV station unwittingly broadcasts it

Published 10/08/2014 | 21:26

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Rory McIlroy had to display his battling qualities to retain a lead (AP)
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Rory McIlroy during the third round of the USPGA
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A PGA official pints to a ball drop area after Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland (in blue) hit his drive into the creek on the fourth hole during the third round of the 2014 PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, August 9, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT GOLF)
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland hits after having to drop after his drive went into a creek on the fourth hole during the third round of the 2014 PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, August 9, 2014. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT GOLF)

Rory McIlroy was forced to change his phone’s passcode after a TV station unwittingly broadcasted it.

The camera caught Rory inputting the code during an interview in the clubhouse which was subsequently broadcast.

Millions of fans watched it – and they could clearly make out Rory’s passcode.

But Rory (25) laughed it off.

The golfer – who is hotly tipped to win the USPGA in Valhalla – joked on Twitter about the incident.

“Passcode change… Now time to play some golf!” the world number one wrote on Twitter.

He’s got bigger fish to fry….

 

 

Irish Independent

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