Congratulations to Holywood boy Rory McIlroy on winning the West of Ireland Open Amateur Golf Championship at Rosses Point in Sligo, at the grand old age of 15. Last time I saw him, he’d just flown back from Florida with his dad (where they’d been reccying a course in preparation for the the World Under Tens Championship) in time to grab a bite to eat and up and out onto the Holywood course. At the time his golf bag was longer than he was tall. It seems he’s grown: in stature as well as in years!
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