WATCH: Rory McIlroy is getting mixed reactions for this very self-assured celebration at the Ryder Cup
"I can't putt?!"
As it stands, Europe have a solid lead of 8-4 over their US opponents at the 2018 Ryder Cup on the Albatros Course of Le Golf National in Guyancourt, France.
But that doesn't mean there isn't plenty of tension on both sides.
That much was clear when Irish golfer Rory McIlroy let off steam after a putt that put him and his partner Ian Poulter 2 up on Justin Thomas and Jordan Spieth.
Upon finishing the hole, McIlroy started fist-pumping and turned to the crowd yelling "I can't putt?! I can't putt?!" before pointing to his puffed out chest and saying "I can putt. I can putt."
It was show of bravado that may now have backfired.
— Ryder Cup Europe (@RyderCupEurope) September 29, 2018
Immediately afterwards, McIlroy missed a double-bogey putt on the fourth hole... And three holes later, Spieth and Thomas now lead by 2.
There's plenty of time left for McIlroy to pull back ahead, but it's safe to say that many social media users are criticising McIlroy's very confident reaction to the earlier putt.
Sprays it 40 yards OB
— DT (@DEEjayTEE13) September 29, 2018
Promptly shanks drive OB and misses 6 footer
— MW (@stratosolo) September 29, 2018
Yes can’t drive the ball either
— julian (@julian09613108) September 29, 2018