No sooner had Rory McIlroy walked from the Ridgewood Country Club course following his Pro Am and he was shown a remarkable video by his manager Sean O’Flaherty of former US President George W Bush.
The four-time Major winning McIlroy had challenge Bush on Monday when he and Tiger Woods accepted the Ice Bucket Challenge.
But little did McIlroy know that Bush would be happy to accept the challenge despite giving the impression in the video below he was going to opt out and drawing on what he ...
Rory McIlroy’s day in the office on Wednesday was certainly not an ordinary day on the golf course.
Since capturing a third Major, a first WGC title and then a fourth Major last fortnight life is far from mundane for the 25-year old.
Monday had been spent firstly at the Ridgewood Country Club and venue for this week’s Barclays Championship. He then crossed the Hudson River into New York State where McIlroy joined Tiger Woods in a photo shoot for new Nike equipment.
There was an ‘Ice ...
World No. 1 Rory McIlroy returns to competition in New Jersey looking to win a fourth event in succession at the Barclays Championship and revealing he laughed off comments from Tiger Woods and then smiled at a remark by Phil Mickelson.
McIlroy and Woods had been in nearby New York on Monday attending a Nike equipment launch before appearing together on the Jimmy Fallon Show.
And before Woods headed home to Florida McIlroy said the injured 14-time Major winner could not resist having a dig at now ...
Rory McIlroy admitted he let Woods get the better of him in their recent ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ that’s now gone viral on social media sites.
McIlroy and Woods undertook the ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ to raise awareness for ALS - (amyotrophic lateral sclerosisa).
And despite his best plans in over-filling his own bucket compared to that of Woods, it was McIlroy who came off the worst in being soaked to the skin.
“I actually put more water and ice in my bucket to tip over Tiger ...
Adam Scott confirmed he will contest the Australian Open in November but with a chip on his shoulder after letting slip victory to Rory McIlroy last year in Sydney.
Scott as then reigning Masters champion teed-up at Royal Sydney last December having captured the Australian PGA and Australian Masters titles, and was looking to become only the second player behind fellow Australian Robert Allenby to capture the ‘Big Three’ in Australian golf.
Scott contested the final round alongside McIlroy and ...
World No. 1 Rory McIlroy admits it is best for the USA Ryder Cup team the injured Tiger Woods has made himself unavailable for Gleneagles selection.
Woods presented USA Captain Tom Watson with a ‘get out’ card in announcing last week he did not want to be considered for a ‘wildcad pick’.
It will be the second occasion in Woods career injury has forced him from a Ryder Cup as he was recovering from knee surgery in 2008 when the USA Team under Paul Azinger won at Valhalla.
One of the increasing delights in reporting on the PGA Tour is the pleasure to take advantage of Airbnb and it’s ever-increasing selection of houses.
Too often we have stayed at unfriendly hotels fighting to get a window open for some fresh air and missing breakfast because we’ve been five minutes late in getting ourselves downstairs.
So with the assistance of Airbnb we have spent the past three weeks while present here in the US taking advantage of the houses for rental.
We did this ...