Good piece from the Guardian. I agree with Ernie. The US PGA Tour, pardon my French, crapped all over Rory in their zest to prop up Woods’s moribund career and image. Here’s a snippet:
“I think he could be like a Seve because he’s so exciting to watch. He’s a pretty happy kid, he does good things off the course. He’s got his stuff together. To have a person like that on the European Tour for most of his career is something that I would have absolutely made happen. I don’t care however it would have cost, I would have made it happen.”
Another Guardian article has this quote from Rory:
“At that time, not being a part of a winning team, I was probably driving out of here thinking: ‘Why did I stay amateur for two days of golf?’” said the world No1.
“But looking back at it? It was one of the best experiences I had. And not just in terms of the golf but the people that you meet, the friendships you make and the friendships you keep. It’s something that you don’t appreciate then but whenever you move on a few years, that stuff is just as important.”