The best reason to root for Rory
Rory McIlroy, the 19-year-old from Northern Ireland, does not dawdle. Lawrence Donegan of the Guardian writes:
"Unlike the drones of the PGA Tour, McIlroy steps up to his ball and gives it a hearty swipe. The only fuss involved is the fuss he creates outside the ropes. 'I think he plays the game like Seve [Ballesteros] did,' argues (agent Chubby) Chandler. 'He gets up and hits his ball, chases after it and then hits it again.'"
Here's to a long and illustrious career.
-- John Strege