Harrington slump shocks Rory

GOLF: Northern Ireland&rsquo;s Rory McIlroy has backed Open champion Padraig Harrington to rediscover his form in time for next month&rsquo;s defence at Turnberry.<br /><br />Harrington won two majors in a glorious 2008 season but has missed five of the last six cuts.<br /><br />McIlroy said: &ldquo;I think everyone is surprised. A three-time major winner then to have a poor run &ndash; it would not surprise me if he turned it around for the Open.&rdquo;