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Monday
Mar042013

Key Evidence In Rory-Caroline Breakup Speculation: Recent Disappearance Of Witty, Lovebirdsy Twitter Banter!

The Irish Independent's Niamh Horan "asks if the Nike Curse has struck again as the golf genius and his tennis ace lover appear to go into meltdown."

Here key evidence?

That lack of Twitter activity between the two in recent days...

The pair, who are usually very communicative with one another over Twitter, have not publicly conversed on the social networking site for several days.

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that picture makes me giggle
That picture proves the reason for the conflict - Caro won't stop wearing 4 in heels and making Rory feel like Mugsy.
03.4.2013 | Unregistered Commenterpg
bummer.
Toothache.
03.4.2013 | Unregistered CommenterChuck
I have zero interest in Rory and Caroline and their relationship. Sure, it may have affected his performance on the golf course. And sure they are very visible which brings attention. But to me I have no interest and am tired of hearing about it (not faulting this site or the people on this site). If the golf media turns into TMZ or People magazine they surely will lose me and I think many others.
03.4.2013 | Unregistered CommenterJim
''The day breaks, your mind aches
You find that all the words of kindness linger on
When she no longer needs you

She wakes up, she makes up
She takes her time and doesn't feel she has to hurry
She no longer needs you

And in her eyes you see nothing
No sign of love behind the tears
Cried for no one
A love that should have lasted years'' c lennon/mccartney

Being ''no. one'' is just a period from being ''no one''.

Young love is very painful. Hard enough in the front seat of a car, much less played out on front of the world.

Another vote for keeping you toothbrushing habits and your love live off the effing twittersphere. And screw facebook as well; dam I got suckerd in, just to read a golf article, and now my kids mess with me on it all the time. Anyway, here is best wishes to Rory and Caroline.

Man, she is one tall drink of water!
Digs, that is one of the saddest songs ever written. I have to skip over sometimes when listening to Revolver.
03.4.2013 | Unregistered CommenterJt
Celebrity relationships - flavor of the minute isn't exactly how to pick a partner.

Ever notice how when two "hot" people get together, they never last beyond the waning of one or the other's star power?

Can't be seen with a B-Lister!

So, who dumped who? Knowing Rory, he threw her overboard, Tiger-Style!!
03.4.2013 | Unregistered CommenterH401
Only a matter of time before that relationship hit a hydrant.
03.4.2013 | Unregistered CommenterThe O
Gotta love "No One" particularly because of the French Horn. There's a version of it on YouTube where it is just Paul singing his part and there isn't a french horn so he sings about there being a french horn at this part of the song. It's brilliant.

TBH I first suspected this when I heard Rory say "I'm not in a good place mentally." Considering they are apart all the time it has to be incredibly hard. Best of luck to them both in whatever happens.
03.4.2013 | Unregistered CommenterChicago John
love and learn.

that photo reminds me of 8th grade dance where the girls are much taller.

hope rory is ok, unfortunately-he's tmz material now that he took mega-nike money.
Yes indeed, Perry. The sartorial disconnect between the two is also 8th grade.
03.4.2013 | Unregistered CommenterKLG
Chicago John- Well I made the mistake of finding and listening to the solo Paul, where he ''does'' the french horn, which ended with the montage of other videos, ad there was another of Paul, this time on guitar with a string section, and a french horn player. This all led me to a live version of Paul in concert doing ''She's Leaving Home'', which in the words of Jt, is one of the saddest songs I have ever heard.

So I am now in total shambles, with a hundred things to do, and mentally I am in far worse shape than Rory.

My bad for posting the lyrics to begin with. I don't blame anyone but myself. And maybe that Caroline chick.
might explain the trouble with shaft/shafts?
03.4.2013 | Unregistered Commenterchicago pt
Jim,

The golf media has a long long way to go before it becomes like TMZ, right now it's just keeping pace with the normal 'main stream' media. When's the last time you even turned on the news? haven't you noticed what passes for news today? The only ones doing anything even close to real news are like the publicly funded outlets, and they just get slagged off as the liberal media for trying to cover anything deeper than the Kardashians or Honey Boo Boo.

Unfortunately for Rors, he brought this on himself by the way he exited the tournament. However, unlike many here, I feel for him, it seems even if you are number 1 in the world, you can still be a good, normal lad and get your heart broken a bit.
03.4.2013 | Unregistered CommenterPress Agent
The challenges Rory and Tiger have faced (in the female companionship department) highlight why Jack Nicklaus remains # 1 all time.

Jack was extraordinarily fortunate to have met and married Barbara, who allowed him to focus on golf, and return home to an active family. Even today she is helping the Honda event raise money for local charities.

My metric for measuring Jack's career is a combination of his US Amateur wins, his regular professional wins, his Major wins and runner-ups, (most) of his 300+ golf course designs, and his success as a family man. Now there is a record that likely will never be surpassed.
03.4.2013 | Unregistered CommenterObserver
''Here key evidence?
That lack of Twitter activity between the two in recent days''
bwahaha!
I'm sure they are just fine!
Actually Caroline was asked about Rory in the press conference after her match today, and she said she expects him to play better next week!
03.4.2013 | Unregistered CommenterSoulmate9
Do they sell that suit in his size? Also, doesn't he remind you of Mr. Bean in that picture?
03.4.2013 | Unregistered CommenterSteve A
20 bucks she dumped him. Guys always take these things way worse than the women. She probably got heat from her parents and sponsors and they convinced her by her record and she was "costing all of them" big money. Bank on it.
03.4.2013 | Unregistered CommenterC. Arthur
Gosh, first Brad and Jen . . . now Rory and Caroline? Will life go on?


On a more serious note the media and golf fans might consider giving the lad a little space, some privacy. His golf performance is newsworthy. His relationship with the tennis gal - not of interest for the gov.
03.4.2013 | Unregistered Commentergov. lepetomane
Mr. Bean....LOL

Suit.....LOL

Are those white sox?...LOL

Rachel on ''Friends'' right now in a white henley shirt .... LO...V..E
@ everyone - Niamh Horan is an Irish "journalist" of the TMZ variety. Boith Rors & Carro still have their photos up on Twitter.
Shane Lowry has just retweeted "FTB" - F~~k the Begrudgers.." 'Nuff said folks.
03.4.2013 | Unregistered CommenterIrish Golf Nut
We used to go to bingo a lot during summer vacation when I was a kid...the caller had some signature calls...

"coupla ducks....number 22"

"23....skidoo"

"kelly's eye....number 1"

"clickity click....number 66"

and

"legs....11"

I assume you get my drift.
03.4.2013 | Unregistered CommenterDTF
Putting your girlfriend's mug on your Twitter page is about the most beta thing a guy can do. Rory needs to man up and channel his inner alpha and put this broad in her rightful place. He should be seen with other hotties, preferably a trio of underwear models from Bratislava, and more importantly be photographed with them. Maybe put a hand on their ass while some Deadspin groupie is shooting with his Iphone. Then make some suggestive Tweets about his status. Caroline whatsherface will get on her knees for him and he'll play better. I guarantee this.
03.4.2013 | Unregistered CommenterJoe Bob
Joe Bob if you're not already publicist/strategist I strongly suggest that you switch careers! Hilarious!!
03.4.2013 | Unregistered CommenterDTF
@Dig - here's another good (actually great) one for you along the same lines:

"Looking hard into your eyes
There was nobody I'd ever know
Such an empty surprise
To feel so alone"

Late for the Sky, Jackson Browne

The other thing songs like that bring to my mind anyway is the quote from Bob Dylan regarding
(what I think anyway) his greatest Album, Blood on the Tracks -
"A lot of people tell me they enjoy that album. It's hard for me to relate to that. I mean, it, you know, people enjoying that type of pain, you know?"
03.4.2013 | Unregistered CommenterBrianS
"Blood on the Tracks" may, indeed, be Dyan's best (but there's serious competition there). Regardless, I sat in my Saab in the driveway one night in 1975 listening to my FM radio and the album's premier on KINK Portand. I was blown away by the geography, the heartbreak, and the soul in that album. I courted more than one sweetie with lyrics from that LP.
03.4.2013 | Unregistered CommenterPasaplayer
A Saab in 1975...impressive...you were an early adopter! I had a '84 900 Turbo, maroon, thing was like a space ship back in the day -- still the finest car I ever drove. 200,000 miles with nary a clutch or turbo issue, those 65 oil changes paid off ;0)
03.4.2013 | Unregistered CommenterDTF
Skydog, Dylan, Jackson Browne...Pink Floyd for some of us. The real reason ShackLand is the only place I get my golf news. If it doesn't show up here it can be safely ignored. I wanted a Saab. Does that count? LOL.

And what Del said in the other thread:
Rory, if you're listening, your only hope to get this mess behind you is to 'fess up and apologize. If you don't pull such a stupid stunt again, no one will remember this one. And really, no one cares about your love life or lack thereof. So keep it to yourself.
03.4.2013 | Unregistered CommenterKLG
To keep with the music theme - I think I found the answer as to why all of these problems have occurred for poor old Rory.

the answer is revealed in the first 4 seconds from the following clip.

http://www.ebaumsworld.com/video/watch/27/

Rory should have stayed on the Euro Tour living in spectacular Northern Ireland - bit more of a Man's World as I like to say.

James B.
03.4.2013 | Unregistered CommenterKT So
Call me shallow - or call me short - but I gave up women who are taller than me. Didn't feel right. And the photo of CaRory (Wozniroy?) certainly validates my decision.

Personally, I knew Rory was headed for trouble when I read about her showing up in the media room last fall, publicly teasing him about an engagement ring for Christmas. If I were him, I would run, not walk, for the nearest exit. He'll always have the memories of what he got to enjoy!

And as for Jack, it wasn't all luck. Jack fully committed himself to being father/husband and then golfer/athlete/celebrity. Now, it may have been easier to do that back then, but he was relentless in his prioritizing.

Good luck to Rory. I think leaving CW behind is key to his development as a major athletic talent. But I will admit it could be tough to tear oneself away from *that.*
03.5.2013 | Unregistered CommenterTombo
Tombo, A guy can 'fully commit' to anything he wants, but if the woman he's fully committed to doing those things with doesn't want to play along or starts to wander, he is not going to be able to stay focused.
03.5.2013 | Unregistered CommenterPress Agent
Is that Frodo Baggins?
03.5.2013 | Unregistered CommenterJR
He is depressed after the one ring got destroyed in Mount Doom. To be a ringbearer is to be alone.
03.5.2013 | Unregistered CommenterVRWC

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