May 22, 2015 5:08 PM by Ross Field
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) - Rory McIlroy missed the cut at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth on Friday after an erratic 6-over 78 at the European Tour's flagship event.
The top-ranked Northern Irishman made six bogeys and a double bogeyon the par-four 11th, leaving him at 5-over 149 and four strokes outside the cutline.
McIlroy says "I was trying to muster some birdies on the back nine but could not get anything going."
Francesco Molinari held a two-shot clubhouse lead after a 69 that put him at 10-under 134.
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