Furor Over European Tour Declarations Dies Down
Sneak Peek: This story will appear in the Jan. 14 edition of Global Golf Post.
There is a saying in the UK that “yesterday’s news is today’s fish-and-chip paper.” In other words, yesterday’s news is of little or no importance today. On the matter of Rory McIlroy and his recent statements about forsaking the European Tour for the PGA Tour, it seems to be particularly true.
The story so far: Barely had the bells rung out announcing the new year than McIlroy made some startling comments about his commitment to the European Tour, which is his home tour, and the PGA Tour. By virtue of his standing in the game as the man who had won four major championships before his 26th birthday, as a past w…