Two years later the affable player from Northern Ireland has firmly established himself as one of the game's most promising young guns, having now won on on the PGA Tour, and made his way into the top ten in the world rankings. A few months ago he represented Europe in the Ryder Cup. And he's had quite a
Emirates Golf Club later this week, taking on the world's best golfers in the 22nd Dubai Desert Classic. But...true to form... young Rory is finding time to fit some non-golf awesomeness into his schedule: A couple of days ago he fed sharks at the Dubai Aquarium and helped out with their Dubai Turtle Rehabilitation Project. Later on... in keeping with the aquatic theme... he hit the funnels and slides at Wild Wadi Water Park.
No question about it, the kid knows how to get the most out of life... on and off the golf course. Go Rory!
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