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Saturday
Jan132018

Rory Gives British Press Heart Scare With Heart Scare Revelation

Rory McIlroy gave The Telegraph's James Corrigan an update on his last three months of tournament inactivity and the Northern Irishman says his rib is fine, but revealed a recent heart scare.

“But I’ve got a bit of an irregularity with my heart that I have to keep on top of.

“I have a flat T-wave and I’ll have to get an echo [cardiogram] on my heart every six months and an MRI scan every year.”

After the story spread a bit uncontrollably, McIlroy took to Instagram to calm everyone down on Fleet Street. And among his fan bases.

A post shared by RORY (@rorymcilroy) on


More noteworthy were Rory's comments to Corrigan in this item about Tiger's game, which he saw up-close before the Hero World Challenge following an invite to play from Woods.

“I was on my way there worrying thinking, ‘what will I see?’, but it was incredible,” McIlroy told Telegraph Sport. “My dad [Gerry] also played with us and we both couldn’t believe it. I remember mouthing to Dad, ‘WTF?’. And on the drive home afterwards, we said: ‘Where the hell did that come from?’ Tiger was that good; playing every shot, not having to hold back.

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