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Video: McIlroy competes against funny robot

Rory McIlroy
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Rory McIlroy admitted to feeling “lost” on the course Thursday, but he sure looked dialed in when he recently took on … a quick-witted robot.

(No, that wasn’t a Tiger Woods reference.)

In this 4-minute video, released Thursday by the European Tour, McIlroy engages in a few skills challenges against a robot golfer named Jeff who prods the world No. 2 by saying, among other things, “losing to a robot is a bit like losing to Martin Kaymer.” 

Check out the full video here: