Rory McIlroy delighted with Dubai form amid European Tour membership stir
• McIlroy makes 69 in DP World Tour Championship first round
• World No 7 undecided on retaining full membership in 2019
A welcome 69 for Rory McIlroy in Dubai, which he assessed as “the best I have played in a while”, was immediately overtaken by another subject. It has been that kind of week.
Proof that McIlroy remains nothing if not single-minded arrived when the topic of his 2019 schedule was raised again. On Tuesday, the Northern Irishman suggested he might not retain full European Tour membership next year; a day later Paul McGinley, McIlroy’s former Ryder Cup captain, was among those to offer criticism, saying that he was “finding it hard to understand” and found McIlroy’s thinking “very disappointing”.Continue reading...
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Published on 15 Nov 2018 at 04:34PM