McIlroy becomes Dubai tax exile

McIlroy becomes Dubai tax exile

Call it PR or spin but while on Friday the Irish public was being told that Rory McIlroy was doing his bit for the Irish economy by paying corporate tax on royalties here, The Sunday Times reports today that the world No 1 is now a registered tax exile in Dubai when it comes to the lion's share of his fortune.  

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Harmon warns McIlroy on gym excesses but adds: "We're only seeing the tip of the iceberg with Rory"

Harmon warns McIlroy on gym excesses but adds: "We're only seeing the tip of the iceberg with Rory"

Butch Harmon gave Newstalk's Off The Ball some juicy pre-Masters chat, covering the world No 1's love the gym, Tiger Woods and the form of clients Adam Scott, Dustin Johnson, Rickie Fowler and Jimmy Walker.

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Dr Clarke will see you now

Dr Clarke will see you now

Darren Clarke performed his first public duties as Europe's latest Ryder Cup captain at London Heathrow airport on Monday. As a friend remarked, it's a little frightening that the press release pointed out that "in 554 days’ time" he will depart from Heathrow to lead Europe’s defence against the USA at Hazeltine National in Minnesota.

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Undercooked or waiting to peak? McIlroy says he's happy with progress before Augusta

Undercooked or waiting to peak? McIlroy says he's happy with progress before Augusta

What was more important: Matt Every retaining the Arnold Palmer Invitational with a closing 66? The steam coming from the ears of runner up Henrik Stenson after he was put him on the clock coming down the stretch? Or was it Rory McIlroy's haul of one round in the 60s in three events on the Florida swing as he looks to the Masters?

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Harrington rides his luck as Rory struggles for putting patience

Harrington rides his luck as Rory struggles for putting patience

Pádraig Harrington admitted that he rode his luck as he posted an immaculate 68 to share seventh place after the opening round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational at a benign Bay Hill.Pádraig Harrington admitted that he rode his luck but there was far more to it than that as he posted an immaculate 68 to share seventh place after the opening round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational at a benign Bay Hill.

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