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#firstworldproblems, or refreshing honesty from a professional athlete? Talking about the group stage match play format at the WGC-Dell, Rory McIlroy had this to say about the fact that some players will play their third match without hope of making it to the elimination stage: “Knowing that you are playing a match that you might get 2 more FedEx points and $20,000 or whatever it is. It's tough. It's hard."

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