Golf

McIlroy to join PGA Tour

2009-11-11 13:58
Heading for the States (File)

Hong Kong - Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy has decided to join the PGA Tour next year with hopes of moving up in the world rankings.

McIlroy, 20, said on Wednesday at the Hong Kong Open he will be competing against stronger fields in the United States, which should make him a better golfer.

He already is No 17 in the world, despite turning pro only two years ago.

McIlroy made in the cut in all four majors this year, tying for third at the PGA Championship in August. As a US member, he will have to play 15 times next year, although that includes the majors and World Golf Championships.

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