3 weeks McIlroy brings new perspective to first major as a dad Manilatimes |Sports
NEW YORK: Four-time major winner Rory McIlroy carries a fresh perspective into next week’s US Open at Winged Foot, his first major golf championship as a father.
Rory McIlroy AFP FILE PHOTO The 31-year-old from Northern Ireland and his wife Erica welcomed daughter Poppy on August 31 and McIlroy, after days without touching a club, shared eighth in the Tour Championship, his best finish since the US PGA Tour’s coronavirus shutdown. “Sometimes you’re in limbo a little bit,” McIlroy said. “Your body is here and your mind is trying to be here, but your mind is ... more