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Champs urge Rory McIlroy to concentrate on game, not girlfriend

July 16, 2013 12:14 IST
Rory McIlroy with his girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki

Open Championship legends Sir Nick Faldo and Johnny Miller have told Rory McIlroy to concentrate on golf to climb out of his current slump.

The Mirror reported that the former Open winners have claimed that McIlroy is distracted because he's in love with tennis star Caroline Wozniacki.

Champs urge Rory McIlroy to concentrate on game, not girlfriend

July 16, 2013 12:14 IST
Rory McIlroy with his girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki

McIlroy, the former World No.1, will tee up at The Open this week after missing the cut in his last two European events and finishing outside the top 40 at both the US Open and The Memorial, the report added.

Champs urge Rory McIlroy to concentrate on game, not girlfriend

July 16, 2013 12:14 IST
Rory McIlroy with his girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki

But McIlroy cannot stop gushing about his girlfriend.

"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," he said.

The tennis star was seen caddying for her other-half Rory McIroy at the lighthearted Masters Par Three competition at Augusta.

Champs urge Rory McIlroy to concentrate on game, not girlfriend

July 16, 2013 12:14 IST
Rory McIlroy and girlfriend Caroline Wozniacki

Having had her own fair share of knocks in recent months while struggling for form on the tennis court, Caroline Wozniacki springs to the defence of her golfing boyfriend Rory McIlroy in his time of troubles.

Source: ANI