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Rory McIlroy loses clubs on flight to Ireland

Rory McIlroy's loses his clubs on a flight to Ireland ahead of the Irish Open.

Rory McIlroy's preparations for this week's Irish Open were disrupted on Monday when he lost his clubs during a flight from the USA.

The 25-year-old Irishman tweeted on Tuesday that he was still without his clubs, despite arriving in Dublin 24 hours earlier.

However, United Airlines later tweeted: "Your clubs will be in tomorrow and we'll deliver them to the tournament for you."

The Irish Open gets underway in Cork on Thursday.

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