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Rory McIlroy hails girlfriend Wozniacki as inspiration

Last updated on: December 6, 2012 13:22 IST

Rory McIlroy hails girlfriend Wozniacki as inspiration

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Rory McIlroy couldn't stop gushing about his girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki, after he won the PGA Tour Player of the Year award on Tuesday.

-McIlroy wins PGA Player of the Year award


Image: Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland poses alongside his girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki
Photographs: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

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'She (Caroline) is very dedicated'

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"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
Photographs: Warren Little/Getty Images

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'She's definitely been a great influence on me'

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"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
Photographs: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images
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'I went to the next stage of my career'

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"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
Photographs: David Cannon/Getty Images
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