Rory McIlroy hails girlfriend Wozniacki as inspiration
Rory McIlroy couldn't stop gushing about his girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki, after he won the PGA Tour Player of the Year award on Tuesday.
Image: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland poses alongside his girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki
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'She (Caroline) is very dedicated'
"Seeing how hard she works and how hard she practises and how dedicated she is, it definitely flipped a switch with me that I could be a little more like that," the Telegraph quoted him as saying.
Image: Tennis player, Caroline Wozniacki speaks with boyfriend Rory McIlroy
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'She's definitely been a great influence on me'
"She's definitely been a great influence on me. I've always felt like I've been dedicated to the game and I've practised hard and I've worked at it."
Image: Caroline Wozniacki
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'I went to the next stage of my career'
"But I guess over the past 18 months, especially after winning the US Open, I sort of felt like I went to the next stage of my career," he added.
Image: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland with his girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki
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