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Rory McIlroy, not drunk, sings 'Don’t Stop Believin’' at the top of his lungs in front of hundreds of adoring fans

April 28, 2024
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Rory McIlroy and Shane Lowry first cooked up the idea of joining together for the Zurich Classic last fall, in a lunch meeting following their victorious Ryder Cup romp over the United States in Italy. We hear adult beverages were involved.

So they showed up as overwhelming favorites to win at TPC Louisiana. There were times when it didn’t look like they were going to be victorious. But they birdied two of the last three holes Sunday in the alternate-shot format to shoot 68, sneak into a playoff, and then made par on the first extra hole when their opponents Chad Ramey and Martin Trainer butchered a couple shots.

Most everyone in the Big Easy was pleased, aside from Ramey and Trainer, of course. Lowry and McIlroy celebrated, as only Irishmen can, and both were thrilled that what they discussed some six months ago had come to fruition. Both also felt they were in desperate need of a victory heading into a busy summer.

After the victory, however, proof that the party took a dramatic turn showed up on Twitter. About an hour later.

Video of … drumroll please … RORY MCILROY SINGING KARAOKE. And it was to Journey’s ‘Don’t Stop Believin’.’ In front of hundreds of adoring fans. At the top of his lungs. It was glorious.

Gotta hand it to Rors. He didn't mail it in. Once he committed he went the first two verses and the chorus before dropping the mic to thunderous applause and exiting stage right. Good stuff.

More of this please.