Rorys Rewards SHO exemption and Masters practice round with Tiger


Rory McIlroy

Feb. 4, 2009: Another day brought another surreal moment for young Rory McIlroy. Twenty-four hours after winning his first professional title in Dubai, the teenage sensation of European golf revealed that he has been invited to play a practice round with Tiger Woods at the Masters in April. And there is little wonder that he sounded so excited by the prospect.
Full story courtesy of the Belfast Telegraph
Feb. 4, 2009: Golf prodigy Rory McIlroy, ranked 16th in the world following his victory in Dubai, accepted a sponsors exemption to play in the SHO. The Northern Ireland native who already has earned a spot in the Masters, captured the first victory of his professional career this past weekend at Dubai by one stroke over Justin Rose.
Full story courtesy of the Houston Chronicle