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McIlroy's MRI shows recurrence of rib injury

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Rory McIlroy doesn't have a new injury, but he's not entirely over the rib issue that sidelined him earlier this year, either.

McIlroy said in a statement Monday that an "MRI scan confirmed no new injury, rather a low grade response to the rib joint I injured earlier this year."

As of now, McIlroy is still slated to play next week's BMW PGA at Wentworth, where he won the title in 2014. McIlroy added that he will decide early next week whether he'll be "in a position to compete."

The current world No. 2 missed seven weeks earlier this year with a rib injury after finishing runner-up at the BMW SA Open in January.

McIlroy finished in a tie for 35th at The Players at 2 over par and failed to break 70 in his four rounds at TPC Sawgrass.