Ruptured ATFL Sidelines Golfer Rory McIlroy

By Intermountain Healthcare
McIlroy Ankle

Rory McIlroy, golf's #1 ranked player, posted an Instagram of himself Monday morning in a walking boot and crutches.  His caption read “Total rupture of left ATFL (Ankle Ligament) and associated joint capsule damage…” making many speculate whether or not he would be able to participate The Open Championship in 10 days. Our experts give some insight on ATFL injuries and how long McIlroy might be out.