News & ToursFebruary 2, 2015

After his win in Dubai, Rory accidentally recreated these pictures from six years ago

In 2009, Rory McIlroy pipped Justin Rose to the Dubai Desert Classic title. It was his first professional win and ignited what has since proven to be the most exciting golf career since Tiger's emergence.

Rory won his second Dubai Desert Classic on Sunday, which, aside from providing the Northern Irishman some welcome momentum before the Masters, offered fans a then-and-now look at Rory through the years.

How has Rory changed in the six years between wins? Basically, he has more muscles and less hair than he used to.




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