It was the most awkward lie of the day for the pro golfer.
McIlroy was among the last to hear the news shortly before it broke.
“It was dead straight,” the pro golfer said. “But I think he was OK. He didn’t limp away. He walked away pretty swiftly, so that was all right.”
The top-ranked McIlroy, who has played golf with Trump, ripped the president's "terrible" leadership in the coronavirus pandemic.
The world's top-ranked player shredded the president's handling of the coronavirus pandemic and said he probably won't play with him again.
Sunday's outing at Trump's club in Florida "was, quite simply, a round of golf."
"Just when you thought it was impossible to dislike Rory McIlroy more ..."