Elkington also claimed McIlroy was happy enough with four majors and "100 million in the bank".
It might not be the end of this particular spat, however, it is the end of McIlroy in this year's US Open.
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When asked if Francona was still cleared to eat hot dogs, he joked, "I hope so, I just ate two and don't plan on being done". Bench coach Brad Mills took questions in his place. "Put him in some better counts, keep the pitch count down".
Other professionals, golf journalists and civilian Twitter users entered the free-for-all, majority siding with McIlroy, but Elkington remained undeterred, responding "New [sic] you were a money guy. Jack [Nicklaus] won 18 and never mentioned his total cash", Elkington responded. "I'm looking forward to playing some golf over the summer to get some rounds in and improve on what I've shown this week".
"The worst thing I can do is go and force it because that's not my game". The Ulsterman has won $35.5 million on the PGA Tour alone, almost 41 times what Elkington won over his career.
For the first time since the world rankings were introduced in 1986, the top three all missed the cut - with Dustin Johnson and Jason Day sharing McIlroy's fate.
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Ruddy was at the White House on Monday, but he did not meet with the president , White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said. Trump has expressed frustrations with Sessions, one of the president's earliest high-profile backers.
For the first time since 1974, four players head into the weekend tied atop the leaderboard, with Americans Brooks Koepka and Brian Harman and English duo Paul Casey and Tommy Fleetwood locked at seven-under 137.
The 28-year-old, who has previously won the US Open, US PGA and Open Championship, needs only to win the Masters to become the sixth player to complete a career grand slam.
Showers and storms expected this Father's Day
The chance is low, but the impact of any storms could be big: intense lightning, gusty winds, and locally heavy rain. Mostly cloudy skies will carry over into Sunday night , along with a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.