Rory McIlroy says Europe will head into the Ryder Cup buoyed by the performances of the workforce’s gamers on the BMW PGA Championship.
Tyrrell Hatton was joint runner-up as Jon Rahm, Viktor Hovland and Tommy Fleetwood occupied fourth, fifth and sixth, with McIlroy sharing seventh.
“It is superior. We’re in a great spot,” mentioned world quantity two McIlroy.
Northern Eire’s McIlroy joined all the opposite members of the workforce in making Friday night’s lower after a closing birdie however then surged up the sector over the weekend with rounds of 67 and 65.
“We had a extremely good day in Rome on Monday, the workforce’s been shaping up rather well for the final couple of months, everybody’s been in fairly good type,” mentioned McIlroy, earlier than he headed to Mykonos for a good friend’s stag celebration on Monday.
“It is nonetheless nearly two weeks away till the primary ball is hit on the Friday morning however I am certain you will ask all of the boys which can be coming in right here they’re all simply so excited to get to Rome and get going.”
McIlroy started the ultimate spherical in Surrey 10 photographs off the lead held by Ryder Cup team-mate Ludvig Aberg however closed to inside two after protecting his first 15 holes in seven underneath.
Nonetheless, the 2014 champion was unable to birdie both the seventeenth or 18th, each par fives, to place extra strain on the gamers nonetheless out on the course following an 82-minute climate delay.
“It isn’t disappointment that I have never gained, I am extra upset that I could not make the most of the positions I put myself in on 17 and 18,” McIlroy added.
“There’s a few issues to work on and to attempt to iron a few the misses out of my sport.
“I am getting a bit fast in transition with some iron photographs and leaving some out to the proper however other than that I really feel like every part is in fairly good condition.”
Europe’s Ryder Cup workforce tackle the USA on the Marco Simone course in Rome from 29 September to 1 October.