Rory McIlroy admits his perception of participating in the Olympics has changed after missing a medal at the men’s golf tournament in Tokyo.
Rory McIlroy , 32, once questioned whether there was much for him to look forward to at the ufabet game.
But after a seven-man bronze medal play-off bow, He confirmed his plans to return to Paris 2024.
“I’ve never tried so hard in my life to finish third,” the four-times major winner told BBC Radio 5 Live.
“It’s not a position I find myself in very often. But I gave my best And it’s not what it should be. But I’m looking forward to cracking it again.
“It’s not just another golf tournament. But it’s much bigger than that.
“I never knew that until I got here. I feel like golf has four Olympics a year, but this has a different feel. It really is
“I’m very happy to work with Shane [Lowry] in Ireland, it’s like going back in time to our amateurs.”
American Xander Schauffele took home gold after a nail-biting final at Kasumigaseki Country Club, with Slovakia’s Rory Sabbatini taking the silver after closing with a 10-under Olympic record from 61 rounds.
CT Pan of Chinese Taipei took the bronze on the fourth play-off hole, beating newly crowned US Open champion Collin Morikawa in the process after McIlroy was eliminated on the third extra hole.
Although his week ended in disappointment, McIlroy said his Olympic debut was a He added that he plans to compete in France in 2024.
Rory McIlroy said: “I am very happy with the week that has gone by. It would be nice to get a medal But I’m already excited for what lies ahead and my next Olympic experience.
“Before this week [Becoming an Olympic champion] might be something that’s rarely in my eyes. But leaving Tokyo is something I really want to do.”