Claim that Wozniacki told McIlroy that UNICEF donation was "stupid"
Did Caroline Wozniacki play a role in one of the key events that led to the legal bust up between Rory McIlroy and Horizon Sports Management? On the face of what was said in the High Court in Dublin on Friday, the world No 1’s former fiancée was not short of an opinion on what is one of the major events in the proceedings — a supposedly face-saving donation made to UNICEF by Horizon on McIlroy's behalf but against McIlroy’s wishes.
Rory, the T-Rex, the Kaiser, the goose, the gander and the golden egg
Who could have imagined that the signing of a $100 million, five-year endorsement deal with Nike in January 2013 would coincide with an acrimonious management break up just months later that is now the subject of a multimillion euro legal case.
"Part of the Desmond DNA is a responsibility to contribute where possible to Ireland"
Dermot Desmond, the patron saint of tour pros, stood up at the Convention Centre in Dublin less than a fortnight ago to address a golf business conference.
There were no tips on shares just his take on the finanacial meltdown and what Ireland can do to get back on track. He will be watching our progress with great interest from Gilbraltar, Barbados, London, Glasgow etc and contributing “where possible” ….
Harrington hit by €17.6m losses with Desmond says report
According to a report by Ian Kehoe in the Sunday Business Post, Harrington and Desmond ploughed a total of stg£21.8 million into U4EA Technologies in Britain through several rounds of investment in recent years.
“Court documents showed that Desmond’s IIU investment vehicle and Harrington will suffer a shortfall of approximately stg£16 million on their investments.
The breakdown of the losses between IIU and Harrington is not known. U4EA Technologies is a subsidiary of U4EA Ltd, which continues to trade.