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Rory McIlroy had a 4.72 point lead over world No 3 Tiger Woods at the top of the world rankings when he captured the DP World Tour Championhip for the fifth win of his sensational 2012 campaign.
Updated on Friday, May 10, 2013 at 8:47 by Brian Keogh
As the golfing world licks its lips at the prospect of a genuine shootout between world No 1 Tiger Woods and heir apparent Rory McIlroy, Pádraig Harrington rose phoenix like from the ashes of last week’s Quail Hollow burnout to hole 102 feet of putts in an opening 68 in The Players at TPC Sawgrass.
Rory McIlroy might think Tiger Woods’ escape from Masters disqualification was “questionable” but he believes he’s closer than ever to coming up with the right answers to his own Augusta inquisition.
Pádraig Harrington biggest struggle at the start of this year was finding a pair of trousers that fit him. Finding a jacket to match is the next step and he’d like it to be green.
Newly-crowned world No 1 Tiger Woods was joking when he replied to Rory McIlroy’s congratulatory text and told him, as the youngster revealed in Texas yesterday, “to get my finger out of my ass and win this week.” At least, we think he was joking.
Graeme McDowell believes that losing the No 1 ranking to Tiger Woods could me just the motivation Rory McIlroy needs to win the Masters.
Graeme McDowell has work to do to be ready for the Masters. Tiger Woods? Not so much.
Graeme McDowell had to produce another grinding performance just to make the cut but he was probably more frustrated than Tiger Woods, who bogeyed the last three holes to fall four strokes behind leaders Justin Rose and Bill Haas in the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
Graeme McDowell may have the game to compete with Tiger Woods but he needed all his famous fighting qualities just to keep the world No 2 in his sights at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. As for Justin Rose, the Englishman was simply in another league on the greens.
Rory McIlroy can start bracing himself for heavy losses to Nike legends Tiger Woods and Michael Jordan over the next fortnight.