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Rory McIlroy destroys his 3-wood after a poor shot at the British Open

TROON, SCOTLAND - JULY 16: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland reacts during the third round on day three of the 145th Open Championship at Royal Troon on July 16, 2016 in Troon, Scotland. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

TROON, SCOTLAND - JULY 16: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland reacts during the third round on day three of the 145th Open Championship at Royal Troon on July 16, 2016 in Troon, Scotland. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Rory McIlroy hasn't been pleased with his third-round performance at the British Open on Saturday. And he let his 3-wood know it.

Upset with his second shot on the 16th hole, McIlroy slammed his club to the ground and broke off the head.

Hey, he didn't need that club anyway.

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Safe to say @McIlroyRory was not happy with that shot 😁#TheOpen pic.twitter.com/9Uu1qaweO6

— NBCSN (@NBCSN) July 16, 2016

The frustration had been building for McIlroy all morning after beginning his round with bogeys on three of his first five holes. As a result, he fell as many as 11 shots behind the leaders.