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Defending champion Rory McIlroy to miss Bridgestone Invitational with ankle injury

GAINESVILLE, Va. Rory McIlroy's ankle injury suffered during a recreational game of soccer is becoming more costly by the week. McIlroy already missed defending his British Open title on a St. Andrews course that is special to him. On Wednesday, the world's No. 1 player announced through the PGA Tour that he will not be able to try for back-to-back victories in the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational at another venue he cherishes. In a tour release, McIlroy announced his withdrawal from next week's $9.25 million Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club, where he recorded a 2-stroke victory over Sergio Garcia in 2014. "Unfortunately, I will not...

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