Mum Rosie key to Rory’s Open victory

PACEMAKER PRESS INTERNATIONAL, BELFAST, 
Rory McIlroy pictured at home in Holywood with Dad, Gerry and Mum Rosie.
Picture Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker.
26/2/2012  Rory plays in the final of the accenture World Match play this evening. If he wins the tournament he becomes World Number 1.

PACEMAKER PRESS INTERNATIONAL, BELFAST, Rory McIlroy pictured at home in Holywood with Dad, Gerry and Mum Rosie. Picture Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker. 26/2/2012 Rory plays in the final of the accenture World Match play this evening. If he wins the tournament he becomes World Number 1.

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Rory McIlroy’s Lurgan born mother was key to his Open Championship victory at Hoylake at the weekend.

The golfer dedicated his win to his mother, Rosie, after claiming the Claret Jug by two shots.

The Northern Irishman, who has now won three major titles, was embraced by his mum after holing the winning putt.

 

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