Not only Rory McIlroy has reached up to the much coveted #1 position in golf, staying invincible in 4 majors & counting- the Irish hero is also the richest sportsman of his country at the moment, with 52 million Euros.
The year 2014 was quite a phenomenal one for Rory in his professional front as he stayed invincible in both Britis Open & US Open. Moreover, he helped Europe to grab victory on Ryder Cup that further cemented his position as the best golfer of the world. Accompanied by such remarkable success, Rory has also bagged a grand sponsorship deal with Nike that heightened his net wealth to as much as 52 million Euros, a 14 mn Euros increment on the last twelve months.
Such a vast amount comes in spite Rory’s tiff with his erstwhile management agency that led to a whooping settlement fee worth 25 million Euros. Read more »
In spite of finishing outside the top 10 places in the recently concluded Arnold Palmer Invitational event, world number one Rory McIlroy believes that he can take plenty of positives from his performance at the tournament.
The Northern Irishman shot a 70 in the end, with two birdies in his final three rounds – his last round of golf before taking a week long break to prepare for the Masters tournament takes place in two weeks, with plenty of history at stake for the 25 year old. He has left with plenty of room for improvement, however, with just one finish inside the top ten despite playing three tournaments on the PGA Tour already this year.
He has shot just one round under the 60s. Rory McIlroy heads into the Masters at the Augusta National where he will be looking to add a third straight major title to his name, as well as the fabled career grand slam – winning all four major titles.
Speaking after the event, McIlroy said that there has definitely been some progress considering what he was working on after the event at Doral. He added that there are still some areas of his game that he needs to tidy up but he saw enough positive signs to be optimistic over the next couple of weeks and he knows what he needs to work on. Read more »