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McIlroy Feeling Positive

Rory McIlroy remains confident of putting up a strong defence of his USPGA Championship title at Oak Hill this week (Thursday), as he battles to regain the great form which won him the honour in the beginning.

The current world number 3 showed glimpses of his best at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, but still struggled with accuracy off the tee, eventually finishing 17 shots behind runaway winner Tiger Woods after a final day 72.

The defending champ has been working hard to correct these flaws in his long game over the last two weeks and insists he can still turn his form around at the final major of the season.

"I keep saying my game doesn't feel too far away. It's obviously not where I want it to be, but it's not a million miles away,” said a more positive McIlroy.

"I thought I struck the ball much better in the final round than I did the previous three days, which was great, which was a good sign.”

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