BBC Sport - Rory McIlroy: Champion misses cut with second round 78

McIlroy 'disappointed' at Wentworth exit

World number one and defending champion Rory McIlroy missed the cut at the BMW PGA Championship after finishing five over for his two rounds at Wentworth.

The 26-year-old, who has won two of his last three events in America, had a double bogey six at the 11th as he added a round of 78 to his opening 71.

McIlroy said that he is in need of a little rest but will "dust himself off" and prepare to the Irish Open next week.

You can see highlights of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth on Saturday at 18:30 BST on BBC2.

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