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A day in the life: How McIlroy prepped for WGC

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Ever wondered how Rory McIlroy spends his time when he's not winning golf tournaments (or celebrating winning golf tournaments)?

Nike Golf followed him this past weekend for a play-by-play of his practice and preparation in advance of this week's WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. It appears to be the type of routine you'd expect McIlroy to engage in - lifting weights, range work and rolling some putts - but if there's even the slightest chance this insight can somehow translate into McIlroy-like performances when I tee it up ... I'm all eyes.  

And in case you want an even more in-depth look at McIlroy's life away from tournament golf, here's a tour of his more than 15,000-square-foot, $9.5 million house in Jupiter, Fla.